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New, ongoing and recently completed projects

New and ongoing R&D projects

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

Australian Stonefruit Grower Magazine 2016

Project Code: SF15003

Status: Ongoing project

Read more in Hortlink 2017, edition 1

This project is responsible for the production of Australian Stonefruit Grower magazine. Available quarterly, the magazine communicates the latest updates on R&D levy investments and other industry news to Australian growers.

Increased stone fruit profitability by consistently meeting market expectations
Rootstock and training system to optimise early stone fruit bearing and growth
Comparing stonefruit ripening, quality and volatile composition
China market readiness and entry
Selecting and releasing to industry high quality fresh and dried Australian apricots for export and domestic markets

Current marketing activity

Information on recent marketing activity can be found on the summerfruit page of Hortlink 2017, edition 1.


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Strategic Investment Planning process for the summerfruit industry is almost complete

Public comments on the final draft of the summerfruit 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 summerfruit Relationship Manager, Mark Spees on 0439 574 173.

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.

Completed consultation workshops

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 summerfruit SIP.

Industry Location Timing
Summerfruit Teleconference February 22, 2016
Summerfruit Teleconference May 5, 2016
Summerfruit Perth, WA July 25, 2016
Summerfruit Melbourne, VIC August 5, 2016
Summerfruit Teleconference February 14, 2017

Strategic Investment Advisory Panel

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The Strategic Investment Advisory Panel for the summerfruit industry has been appointed. For further information, please refer to the media release and 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

Mark Spees
Relationship Manager

T 02 8295 2392
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Claire Tindale-Penning
Marketing Manager

T 02 8295 2311
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Industry representative body: Summerfruit Australia Limited

Contact
8/452 Swift Street
Albury, NSW 2640

www.summerfruit.com.au
T 02 6041 6641
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