Australian Fruitgrower

Australian Fruitgrower – Aug/Sep 2018

CEO Report It was good to see so many of you at Hort Connections for an interesting few days covering new technology and research and my congratulations go to our APAL Awards for Excellence 2018 recipients. [...]

By |September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Australian Fruitgrower|

Australian Fruitgrower – Jun/Jul 2018

CEO Report At the time of writing this, the harvest is drawing to a close and it is always a welcome relief to get another crop off the trees and safely into storage. It has [...]

By |June 25th, 2018|Categories: Australian Fruitgrower|

Australian Fruitgrower – Apr/May 2018

CEO Report At the time of writing this harvest is well underway, with indications that marketable apple volumes will be lower than in 2017, primarily driven by a reduced Granny Smith crop in the [...]

By |April 20th, 2018|Categories: Australian Fruitgrower|

Australian Fruitgrower – Feb/Mar 2018

CEO Report The Orchard Business Analysis 2016-17 figures show average gross yields have risen again in 2017. This is an excellent improvement and demonstrates what can be achieved by using best practice orcharding techniques, [...]

By |February 21st, 2018|Categories: Australian Fruitgrower|

Australian Fruitgrower – Dec 2017/Jan 2018

CEO Report When I started in this role, just over 12 months ago, the Board charged me with the responsibility of preparing a new strategy for the organisation. As an organisation, we sought to respond to the opportunities presented by the changing [...]

By |December 21st, 2017|Categories: Australian Fruitgrower|

Australian Fruitgrower – Oct/Nov 2017

CEO Report: grower meetings & export goals August and September have been very busy months at APAL once again with lots of activities on the go, including grower meetings in NSW and Victoria and [...]

By |October 1st, 2017|Categories: Australian Fruitgrower|


Australian Fruitgrower magazine is the leading publication providing apple and pear growers and the broader industry in Australia with industry news, technical information and specialist articles – it is published every two months.


Online: Free.

Hard copy: Available to APAL members and by special request through contacting APAL.


If you would like to contribute an article to Australian Fruitgrower please contact our editor. Deadlines for submissions for 2017/2018 editions are as follows:

  • Dec 2017/Jan 2018: 13 Nov 2017
  • Feb/Mar 2018: 19 Dec 2018
  • Apr/May 2018: 21 Feb2018
  • Jun/Jul 2018: 24 Apr 2018
  • Aug/Sep 2018: 22 Jun 2018
  • Oct/Nov 2018: 22 Aug 2018
  • Dec 2018/Jan 2019: 24 Oct 2018

Please review our article submission guidelines prior to sending content to our editor.


Australian Fruitgrower is distributed to around 900 contacts Australia-wide including commercial apple and pear growers and others involved in the pome fruit industry including agronomists, extension officers, scientists, and companies providing services and products across the entire industry supply chain. If you want to reach someone in the pome fruit industry Australian Fruitgrower can help you reach them.

If you would like to advertise please contact our advertising manager:

Steve Luxford
Pulse – Media Sales
0429 699 553

Please view the Australian Fruitgrower Media Kit 2018 for all the rates and deadlines.


Australian Fruitgrower is partly funded by Horticulture Innovation Australia Ltd using the apple and pear industry levy funds from growers and matching funds from the Australian Government.