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Pistachio

The pistachio collective industry fund (CIF) was established at the end of 2016. The CIF essentially brings together financial contributions from the pistachio industry – collected as a voluntary levy – and allows access to Australian Government contributions, for the investment in R&D projects for the benefit of the Australian pistachio industry. The pistachio industry

Melon

With the R&D levy for the melon industry introduced at the beginning of 2017, the last edition of Hortlink provided a broad overview of the levy and the investment process. You can revisit this information here. Some updates since the time of last reporting… INDUSTRY UPDATE The

Sweetpotato

See how the sweetpotato marketing levy is being put to work! Scroll down to learn about Hort Innovation’s current investment of the levy, and results. INDUSTRY UPDATE Along with Hortlink, don’t forget that Hort Innovation’s sweetpotato grower page is an important source of industry info for levy payers.

Vegetable

See how Hort Innovation is putting the vegetable levy to work! With a robust R&D program spanning four key investment pillars, we know there’s a lot to take in. To make things easy, simply click here to see the full list of all new, current, and recently completed projects. Then click on a project name

Turf

See how the turf levy is being put to work! Scroll down to learn about Hort Innovation’s current investment of the industry levy, and results, in the R&D and marketing snapshots – or click on a project below to go straight to its update: Developing a national standard for turf as an erosion control measure

Table grape

See how the table grape levy is being put to work! Scroll down to learn about Hort Innovation’s current investment of the industry levy, and results, in the R&D and marketing snapshots – or click on a project below to go straight to its update: Evaluation of dried and table grape varieties (MT15026) Export market

Summerfruit

See how the summerfruit levy is being put to work! Scroll down to learn about Hort Innovation’s current investment of the industry levy, and results, in the R&D and marketing snapshots – or click on a project below to go straight to its update: Selecting and releasing to industry high quality fresh and dried Australian

Strawberry

See how the strawberry levy is being put to work! Scroll down to learn about Hort Innovation’s current investment of the industry levy, and results, in the R&D snapshot – or click on a project below to go straight to its update: National strawberry varietal improvement program (BS12021) Facilitating the development of the Australian strawberry

Raspberry and blackberry

See how the raspberry and blackberry levy is being put to work! Scroll down to learn about Hort Innovation’s current investment of the industry levy, and results, in the R&D and marketing snapshots – or click on a project below to go straight to its update: Building resilience to drupelet disorder on rubus (RB14003) Rubus

Potato – fresh

See how the fresh potato levy is being put to work! Scroll down to learn about Hort Innovation’s current investment of the industry levy, and results, in the R&D snapshot – or click on a project below to go straight to its update: An IPM extension program for the potato and onion industries (MT16009) Surveillance