Monthly Archives: February 2022

Australian Biosecurity Symposium!

Animal Health Australia, the Invasive Species Council, the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions and Plant Health Australia are excited to host the 2nd Australian Biosecurity Symposium on 3-5 May 2022 on the Gold Coast, QLD.The Symposium will focus on biosecurity prevention and provide the opportunity to share research and innovation, explore outside-of-the-box thinking and exchange…

Authorised Inspection Person Training – Melon Thrips

Melon Thrip

About the courseThe aims of this course are to introduce and provide you with an understanding of: Domestic Quarantine & Market Access systems within Australia used for the movement of plant and plant products; Interstate certification systems; The role of an Authorised Inspection Person operating within the Interstate Certification Assurance (ICA) Scheme; Melon thrips biology…

NATIONAL BIOSECURITY STRATEGY

At Melons Australia we take Biosecurity seriously, determined to keep our industry safe and mitigate the risks that arise from globalisation and the importation of resources. We are working to promote and encourage our industry to get involved in the national biosecurity strategy. Facing the challenges on the horizon with a shared purpose – that’s…

Living and Productive Soils Symposium and Bus Tour

The Burnett Mary Regional Group invites you to attend our ‘Living and Productive Soils Symposium and Bus Tour’ for all growers, producers and agriculturalists across all industries in the wider Bundaberg region. This full-day event will host expert presenters such as Mark Sugars (Dept. of Resources), Jack Milbank (AgPro Technology), John Moor (Growmoor Biological) and…

Australian Horticulture Statistics Handbook 2020/2021

We have reviewed the Australian Horticulture Statistics Handbook for 2020/21 and, to save you time we’ve pulled out the relevant statistics. Overall, it has been a great effort by our industry in very uncertain times and, we’re heading into 2021/2022 with some strong growth predicted. Happy reading! Overall Melon Production 182,572 tonne was produced to…

The Melons Australia team is growing!

As is our engagement with and representation of industry. If you don’t already know about us, Melons Australia is the peak industry body for the melon industry in Australia. Looking at the previous year in review, we underwent significant reform to strengthen our industries representation, engagement, and market offering. This included appointing our first full-time…

Horticulture Statistics Handbook 2020/21 Launch Event

The Australian Horticulture Statistics Handbook is the leading resource for the nation’s horticulture statistics and market information. Inside is the latest production, international trade, processing volumes and fresh market distribution data available, across 75 horticultural categories. This launch event of the 7th edition of the handbook will arm participants with the most up-to-date insights and…

Plant Biosecurity Research Symposium 2022

The two-day symposium, sponsored by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, will include a program of plant biosecurity research supported by the PBRI member organisations and delivered by a large range of research teams in Australia. The two-day program will feature PBRI’s six key focus areas including research on pests, diseases and weeds…