UNE’s Angus Dingley is exploring how temperature extremes affect pollination in polytunnels to help growers produce more and better berries.
University of New England mapping experts are again teaming with Hort Innovation in a significant collaboration to extend the national tree-crop map.
NSW DPI is collaborating with QUT and farmers state-wide in research that aims to establish what drives consumers’ fresh-produce purchases – knowledge growers can use to craft personalised marketing messages.
In September, Future Food Systems welcomed Sunshine-Coast-based sustainable exotic mushroom grower Kenon Corporation into its consortium.
Hort Innovation consulted berry growers Australia-wide to identify viable, cost-effective technology to address one of the sector’s greatest challenges: harvesting labour.
A Charles Darwin University research group reveals what’s needed for Northern Australia to build its own food manufacturing capabilities.
In a Hort Innovation-backed project part-funded by the CRC, Murdoch University scientists are exploring the specific combinations of microbes required to cut chemical use and boost yields in some of Australia’s most valuable fruit and veg crops.
A nine-year strategy for those growing crops undercover developed by QDAF with input from key stakeholders including FIAL and the CRC is set to be implemented by Protected Cropping Australia and Hort Innovation.
The Horticulture Innovation Australia-backed University of Tasmania course is now in its fifth year. Apply now to join the 2022 cohort.
New controlled-atmosphere tech shown to double the shelf life of sea-freighted fresh veg could give Australia’s horticulture exporters an edge amid pandemic-fuelled air-freight price hikes.