News & events
With the border between Victoria and New South Wales now closed to keep our state safe from ongoing coronavirus transmission, the Victorian Government is ensuring primary producers and agriculture workers can travel between states to undertake their important work.
Looking to take your horticulture career further? Applications are closing soon for our Masterclass in Horticultural Business starting February.
For those working in the cherry, veggie, berry, summerfruit, nursery, onion, macadamia and potato industries, you could qualify for one of our scholarships.
Do you export? Have you faced any challenges with trade requirements of overseas markets? We would love to hear about your experiences exporting from Australia to a range of overseas markets.
First cherries were exported by air arriving in Korea 36 hours after being picked.
The first ever cherries from mainland Australia were exported to Korea in November, paving the way for more shipments over the next three months.
Just released! Download the Cherry Fund Annual Report to see how your levy was invested in 2019/20.
The Victorian cherry season has just begun with farmers predicting a bumper year. "We're up and away," says CherryHill Orchards' director Stephen Riseborough. "It's been raining through the winter, the dams are full and it's looking really good."
This report includes a snapshot of the year, information on how levies are invested, a R&D report of new, ongoing and completed projects, and a minor use permit update and marketing report.
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.