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New project to help horticultural exporters

Delivering premium fruit into export markets is essential for the success of many Australian horticultural industries, particularly to make the most of newly ratified free trade agreement (FTA) opportunities. However due to phytosanitary restrictions because of fruit fly in many parts of Australia, most of our fruit exports need an additional end-point treatment for market access. Cherries are just one local industry that would benefit from informed horticultural market access treatment decisions.

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2020 delivers the relief New South Wales farmers have been longing for

A dramatic recovery from drought across New South Wales is giving many farmers the opportunity to plan ahead for future dry spells.

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Young cherry harvest approaches as industry works to lure new employees

As cherry farmers on NSW's South West Slopes prepare to harvest their first strong crop for a few years, the industry is working hard to get enough employees on the ground to make sure millions of dollars worth of fruit is picked.

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Real-time temperature monitoring for Victorian cherries

 Agriculture Victoria will help deploy real-time temperature loggers to monitor and improve the coolchain for Victorian cherries exported to SE Asia. South East Asia is an important emerging market for Australian cherries that was worth more than A$13M in 2018-19. This season, Victorian cherry growers will have the opportunity to deploy real-time data loggers to monitor the supply chain for cherries exported by air to Vietnam.

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Notification of 6-week levy objection period commencing 10 September 2020

The process for changing the mix of the cherry levy components has been ongoing for some time. The CGA levy amendment proposal was submitted in March 2020 to Minister Littleproud.

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Cropload management forum

Join cherry agronomists from NSW and Victoria for an online discussion about managing cropload on Wednesday the 26th of August at 2pm.

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Lapins pruning demonstration

Simon Rouget from Koala Orchards gives a Lapin pruning demonstration (video)

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Harvest to Home data insights

Gi Lee from Nielsen presents the latest "Harvest to Home" data insights on domestic consumption

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