Growers urged to ‘travel and learn’ with Churchill Fellowships PETER BIRCH, CHURCHILL FELLOW, NSW Australian horticulture participants now have the chance to travel abroad and learn new information, technology and skills to benefit the Australian industry, through the Churchill Fellowship program – and it’s a
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Building relationships is at the heart of Hort Innovation SAM TURNER, RELATIONSHIP MANAGER, HORT INNOVATION As one of the vegetable industry’s Relationship Managers at Hort Innovation, Sam Turner forms a key and friendly link between the organisation and Australia’s growers. Sam’s role is to ensure
How macadamia shells could help save lives DR GERRARD EDDY JAI POINERN, RESEARCHER – MURDOCH UNIVERSITY Scientists have discovered that macadamia nut shells could be a powerful tool for Australian hospitals to use in the treatment of poisonings. Funded by Hort Innovation and conducted by
Nuffield learnings for the Australian cherry industry TOM EASTLAKE, NUFFIELD SCHOLAR, NSW Each year, Hort Innovation supports horticulture participants taking part in the Nuffield Scholarship program – an amazing chance for participants to grow their knowledge and skills, while heading overseas to study a topic
Mastering horticulture business skills LISA BRASSINGTON, MASTERCLASS PARTICIPANT, VIC Filling in knowledge gaps and learning about the broader horticulture industry were the reasons behind hort worker Lisa Brassington’s decision to undertake the Masterclass in Horticultural Business – a unique course designed and offered through Hort
Improving food safety with ‘supercharged air’ DR SUKHVINDER PAL SINGH, RESEARCHER – NSW DPI How will fresh produce be sanitised in the future? The answer may be in a laboratory on the Central Coast! As part of Hort Innovation’s Hort Frontiers Health, Nutrition & Food
How you can help drive innovation in horticulture Each year, Hort Innovation invests in R&D and marketing programs for the benefit of Australia’s horticulture growers, the wider horticulture sector and the community. But we couldn’t do it without you! Have an idea for a project? Whether it’s a suggestion
Read on for an overview of how the Hort Innovation Pyrethrum Fund works, and the value it will deliver to the industry. You can also jump straight to an update on investments for the industry here. INDUSTRY UPDATE Pyrethrum Fund recap The pyrethrum collective industry fund
Read on for an overview of how the Hort Innovation Processing Tomato Fund works, and the value it will deliver to the industry. INDUSTRY UPDATE Processing Tomato Fund recap The processing tomato collective industry fund (CIF), now known as the Hort Innovation Processing Tomato Fund, was
Taste Australia: the new face of Australian produce overseas During August, Hort Innovation launched the biggest ever trade push in Australian horticulture’s history, with an ambitious plan to significantly grow exports by 2025 complementing an investment of more than $10.5M into trade activities over the next year. A key