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Find project updates and see your levy at work in the latest Hortlink
New, ongoing and recently completed projects
New and ongoing R&D projects
Information on current R&D projects for the lychee industry can be found below, with specific project updates and outputs available in Hortlink 2017, edition 1.
Industry communication through Living Lychee
Project Code: LY14000
Status: Ongoing project
Involving the production of journal Living Lychee, this project plays a vital role in keeping growers up-to-date with relevant information, issues and R&D work related to the industry.
US market access project
Treatment for mites on lychee fruit after irradiation for improved market access
Current marketing activity
Marketing activity updates can be found on the lychee page of Hortlink 2017, edition 1.
Order a Final Report
Strategic Investment Planning process for the lychee industry is almost complete
If you would like to submit comments, please view the draft and then use the comment form. You have until Friday, March 24, 2017 to get your comments in.
If you would rather speak to a real person, you can ring Astrid Hughes, Relationship Manager at Hort Innovation on 0405 306 334.
Thank you to all the growers who have contributed their time and their ideas so far. If you haven't had a chance to get involved yet, then now's the time!
Your industry Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) lays the foundation for decision-making in levy investments and represents a balanced view of stakeholders in your industry. If you’d like to read more about the SIP process, visit the SIP Portal.
See below for the completed consultation events and agendas on the lychee SIP.
Completed consultation workshops
|Lychee||Brisbane, QLD||June 21, 2016|
|Lychee||Brisbane, QLD||March 16, 2017|
Strategic Investment Advisory Panel
The Strategic Investment Advisory Panel for the lychee industry has been appointed. For further information, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
|Derek Foley||Electra Farmlands||QLD|
|Jill Houser||Mooloolah Valley Orchard||QLD|
|Craig van Rooyen||Sweet Sensations Farm||QLD|
|Martin Joyce||Coolbie Orchard||QLD|
|Paul Thorne||Oakey Mountain Fruits||QLD|
|Yan Diczbalis||Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries||QLD|
|Frank Bosnic||P, J & F Bosnic||QLD|
SIAP meetings and summaries
|1||June 21, 2016||Brisbane, QLD||Download|
|2||March 16, 2017||Brisbane, QLD||Download|