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New, ongoing and recently completed projects

Recently completed R&D projects

Read about recently completed projects for the fresh potato industry below, and in more detail in Hortlink 2017, edition 1.

If you would like to order a Final Report, please note the project code and make your order using the Final Report order form.

Review and update of the National Standard for Certification of Australian Seed Potatoes

Project Code: PT15004

Status: Completed project

Read more in Hortlink 2017, edition 1

This project undertook a review and update of the National Standard for Certification of Australian Seed Potatoes. The implementation of the National Standard allows for:

  • Reliable high-health seed production in Australia
  • Maximised yields and product quality of crops
  • Management of diseases that limit yield and quality
  • A robust platform to enable export of certified seed potatoes.

New and ongoing R&D projects

Information on current R&D projects can be found below, with specific project updates and outputs available in Hortlink 2017, edition 1.


Potato industry communication program 2016-18

Project Code: PT15007

Status: Ongoing project

Read more in Hortlink 2017, edition 1

Communications delivered via this project aim to grow awareness and on-farm adoption of the results of levy-funded projects for the Australian potato industry, inspiring Australian growers to take advantage of R&D results and innovate in their businesses.

Extension program for the Australian potato industry 2016-2019
Review of the national biosecurity plan for the potato industry and development of a biosecurity manual for potato producers
Impact of groundwater quality on the management of centre-pivot-grown potato crops
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Strategic Investment Planning process for the fresh potato industry is almost complete

Public comments on the final draft of the fresh potato SIP have now closed.

Hort Innovation is assessing feedback received from growers and others and, as appropriate, incorporating it into the final version of the SIP.

If you would like to speak to someone about the SIP, please call Hort Innovation's potato Relationship Manager, Christian Patterson, on 0433 896 753.

Thank you to all the growers who have contributed their time and their ideas.


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 on the potato SIP.

Strategic Investment Advisory Panel

About

The Strategic Investment Advisory Panel for the fresh potato industry has been appointed. For further information, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).


Panel members

Name Organisation Location

SIAP meetings and summaries

Meeting Number Date Location Summary

Find details on the Strategic Investment Plan at the bottom of this page.

Financial statements and summaries of project expenditure

Resources and downloads

Contact

Contacts at Hort Innovation

Christian Patterson
Relationship Manager

T 0433 896 753
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Industry representative body: AUSVEG

Contact
Level 2, 273 Camberwell Road
Camberwell, VIC 3124

www.ausveg.com.au
T 03 9882 0277
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Strategic Investment Planning process for the fresh potato industry is in progress

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 fresh potato SIP.

Completed consultation events

Industry Location Timing
Potato Sydney, NSW August 25 and 26, 2016
Potato Sydney, NSW March 7, 2017