Larissa Vaughan

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Snapshot of CSIRO’s report on megatrends

Dr Stefan Hajkowicz You can’t choose whether or not the change happens, but you can control how you react to it. Dr Stefan Hajkowicz, director of the CSIRO Data61 Insight Team, provides a snapshot of the upcoming report “Our Future World” which outlines the megatrends reshaping our global landscape. The concept of 'megatrends' [...]

WA grower John Hearman finalist in national awards

John Hearman in the nursery An innovative approach to producing fast-establishing nursery trees has put WA orchardist John Hearman in the running for this year’s prestigious annual industry awards. John, a second-generation grower and fourth-generation farmer from Donnybrook, WA, has been shortlisted for both APAL’s Rising Star, and Hort Connections Young Grower of [...]

Variety & Brand Showcase 2019

Australian apple and pear new variety offering continues to grow The Australian apple and pear new variety offering continues to grow as growers and breeders alike look for the next thing that will give consumers something new and exciting or growers disease resistance qualities enabling them to produce fruit grown with much less fungicidal inputs [...]

By |May 15th, 2019|Branding, Marketing, News, Varieties and rootstock|

Hort Connections: APAL Technical Sessions

Tuesday Wednesday Full Program Register     Tuesday 25 June | 2.00pm - 4.30pm | Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre  Future Orchards Update Ross Wilson, Horticultural Consultant, AgFirst Session Synopsis Ross will update the audience on the key outcomes of FO in the last 12 months and look forward for the next [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|PIPS, Post-harvest quality|

Winter Future Orchards® Walk – update

Climatic Events - ways to mitigate climate risk The next round of the Future Orchards® walks in June and July 2019 will focus on mitigation of present and future climate risks. The strategies growers implement are crucial in developing a  resilience, without sacrificing fruit quality and profitability. Australia is experiencing unprecedented climatic events and growers [...]

By |May 7th, 2019|Future Orchards, News|