CGA President Tom Eastlake talks to 2GB rural editor Eddie Summerfield about the export season, and what planning looks like for next season
Horticultural industry leaders are urging backpackers not to go home.
Cherry Growers Association president, Tom Eastlake, said it was important to keep as many overseas workers in the country as possible to support picking and packing operations.
The latest "Cherry" newsletter is available to read
There are many great resources being provided by various organisations inside and outside horticulture with recommendations on how to deal with COVID-19.
CGA has compiled a list for industry
Australian Cherries are produced in six states, with New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania being the three largest producers and South Australia the fourth largest producer. These four states have a strong export focus. Read more in our brochure.
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Slideshow photographs: Emma McGlashan, Michelle Walton, Andrea Magiafoglou, Charlotte Brunt,