Citrus Australia

Developing a fungicide resistance service for citrus packers

19-Oct-2016 A 12-month project aimed to develop a fungicide resistance service and provide resistance management advice/training for citrus packers has been completed.
Citrus Australia

Grower views wanted on Strategic Investment Plan 2017-2022

19-Oct-2016 Horticulture Innovation Australia (Hort Innovation) is currently preparing the Citrus Industry Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) in cooperation with industry.
Citrus Australia

Growers can use Captan for Emperor brown spot

19-Oct-2016 Growers can now use Captan to control Emperor brown spot (EBS) on mandarins, after the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority released a permit on October 5 for its use.
Citrus Australia

Citrus Technical Forum 2017

05-Oct-2016 Citrus growers and packers will have the opportunity to discover the latest technology and gain an insight into current research projects at the Citrus Technical Forum, to be held in Mildura on March 1-2 next year.
Citrus Australia

HLB, citrus genomics the focus of International Citrus Congress

05-Oct-2016 The International Citrus Congress held in Brazil from September 18-23 focussed heavily on Huanlongbing (HLB) and citrus genomics and breeding.
Citrus Australia

Register now for MAF Oceania tour to Spain, France

05-Oct-2016 MAF Oceania in conjunction with Citrus Australia are leading their much awaited trip in November to show Australian customers Spanish and French pack houses using MAF grading equipment. Expressions of interest for the trip close on Wednesday 12, October 2016.
Citrus Australia

Major partners renew ties

14-Sep-2016 Citrus Australia partners - MAF and edp – have both renewed with CEO Judith Damiani thanking them both for their continued support.
Citrus Australia

Big Australian presence at Asia Fruit Logistica

13-Sep-2016 More than 665 companies from 37 different countries exhibited their products and services at the 10th Asia Fruit Logistica in Hong Kong last week. Visitor numbers grew by 22% compared to last year, with more than 11,000 industry professionals from 74 countries attending the show.
Citrus Australia

Renewed focus on citrus biosecurity

29-Aug-2016 Citrus Australia took part in a National Citrus Surveillance Workshop in Melbourne last week. The Workshop was part of the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper funding.
Citrus Australia

Now in Season!

29-Aug-2016 Citrus Australia CEO Judith Damiani and Market Access Manager David Daniels are in Japan this week, meeting with key members of industry and viewing the Now in Season! in-store promotion.
Citrus Australia

Have your say on the backpacker tax

29-Aug-2016 Citrus Australia has made its submission to scrap the proposed ‘backpacker tax’ and asks growers to take the time to register their views.
Citrus Australia

Permits issued to control citrus gall wasp

11-Aug-2016 The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) issued two permits on August 5 for the use of Samurai (clothianidin) to control citrus gall wasp.
Citrus Australia

Proposed changes to the maximum residue limit for dithiocarbamates

11-Aug-2016 The APVMA that it is proposing to establish a new (temporary) MRL of 7 mg/kg for dithiocarbomates in citrus. Dithiocarbamates include the active ingredients mancozeb, propineb and zineb.
Citrus Australia

Strong finish to navel season

11-Aug-2016 Strong export demand and improved picking conditions have combined to ensure a strong finish to the season, according to Citrus Australia Market Information and Quality Manager, Nathan Hancock.
Citrus Australia

Larger Australian presence at key Asian events

18-Jul-2016 Export marketing programs for the second half of the year have been finalised by Horticulture Innovation Australia.
Citrus Australia

See Spanish citrus, French manufacturing firsthand

18-Jul-2016 CITRUS industry representatives will embark on a fact-finding mission to southern France and Spain in November thanks to a partnership between equipment manufacturer MAF and Citrus Australia.
Citrus Australia

Strong start for 2016 citrus exports

18-Jul-2016 The level of citrus exports for the first five months of the year is 92% higher than the equivalent period last year – when the highest level of exports was achieved.
Citrus Australia

$5m grant will strengthen fruit fly arsenal

05-Jul-2016 Horticulture Innovation Australia has secured a $1.65 million grant to fund a five-year program aimed at easing trade partners’ concerns about Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Medfly) in Australia.
Citrus Australia

Australian Citrus Harvest handbook out now

05-Jul-2016 Help ensure your fruit is picked in the best possible manner to minimise breakdown and maximise pack-outs and export returns.
Citrus Australia

Citrus Australia uses Chinese social media to promote Aussie fruit

05-Jul-2016 Citrus Australia CEO, Judith Damiani, gave a presentation on the influential Chinese social media platform, WeChat, to a fresh produce network last week.