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Find project updates and see your levy at work in the latest Hortlink
New, ongoing and recently completed projects
Recently completed R&D projects
Read about recently completed projects for the mango industry below, and in more detail in Hortlink.
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Quality standards, refinement and testing
Project Code: MG15002
Status: Completed project
Established in 2015 and concluded in 2017, this project was responsible for delivering ongoing training to key quality staff throughout the mango supply chain, from growers to retailers. Its end goal was ensuring the ongoing supply of consistent-quality mangoes that meet or exceed consumer expectations.
Project activities included providing growers and retailers with awareness of and access to calibrated hand-held near-infrared (NIR) technology (Felix 750 Produce Quality Meters) for assessing dry matter content of ripening fruit.
Mango maturity assessment on farm using NIR
Mango industry conference 2017
New and ongoing R&D projects
Information on current R&D projects for the mango industry can be found below, with specific project updates and outputs available in Hortlink 2018, edition 1.
On-farm quality testing utilising near infrared (NIR) technology
Project Code: MG17002
Status: Ongoing project
During the 2017/18 season, this project funded staff from the Australian Mango Industry Association to assist growers in determining the maturity of fruit prior to picking, using near-infrared technology in the form of Felix 750 Produce Quality Meters. Growers were able to book an on-farm visit, learn about the maturity assessment visits, or access calibration services for their own Felix metres by contacting AMIA during the season.
Review of national biosecurity plans
Understanding and mitigating the aggregative response to the magpie goose to mango orchards in the Northern Territory
Mango industry communications program 2016-17
Data collection to facilitate supply chain transparency – stage 3
Capacity building, information, technology and extension for the Australian mango industry
Monitoring mangoes through the supply chain to the USA – 2
Mango industry minor use program
Information on recent marketing activity can be found on the mango page of Hortlink 2018, edition 1.
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Mango Strategic Investment Plan 2017-2021
The Mango Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) will help guide Hort Innovation’s oversight and management of investment programs for the mango industry over the next five years. It lays the foundation for decision-making in levy investments and represents the balanced interests of the industry. The very important function of the SIP is to ensure levy investment decisions align with industry priorities.
The SIP was developed through a process of consultation, drafting, validation, stakeholder feedback as well as final approval by Hort Innovation’s Board. The process involved consultation meetings (detailed below) and online validation, giving mango growers opportunity to provide input and feedback.
If you have any questions about the development process of the SIP, please contact Hort Innovation's Mango Relationship Manager, Corrine Jasper, by phone on 07 3198 6759 or by email.
Completed consultation workshops
|Mango||Brisbane, QLD||June 15, 2016|
|Mango||Teleconference||October 26, 2016|
|Mango||Brisbane, QLD||November 28, 2016|
|Mango||Brisbane, QLD||July 26, 2017|
|Mango||Brisbane, QLD||February 28, 2017|
|Mango||Teleconference||November 6, 2017|
Strategic Investment Advisory Panel
The Strategic Investment Advisory Panel for the mango industry has been appointed. For further information, please refer to the media release and the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
|Jill Wilson||JJs Farm||WA|
|Ian Groves||Groves Grown Tropical Fruits||QLD|
|Dale Williams||Euri Gold Farms||QLD|
|Gavin Scurr||Pinata Farms||NT, QLD|
|Joe Moro||Moro Mangoes||QLD|
SIAP meetings and summaries
|1||June 15, 2016||Brisbane, QLD||Download|
|2 (SIP Workshop)||February 28, 2017||Brisbane, QLD||Download|
|3||July 26, 2017||Brisbane, QLD||Download|
|4||November 6, 2017||Teleconference||Download|