Citrus Australia

New mandarin rootstock launched at Gayndah

25-Jan-2017 Trade data released this week for the period January-November 2016 (inclusive) confirm that the 2016 season was another record year for Australian citrus exports. Total citrus exports until the end of November were just under 220,000 tonnes to a value of $335 million.
Citrus Australia

Agrichemical use in the spotlight

25-Jan-2017 Trade data released this week for the period January-November 2016 (inclusive) confirm that the 2016 season was another record year for Australian citrus exports. Total citrus exports until the end of November were just under 220,000 tonnes to a value of $335 million.
Citrus Australia

Next week: Queensland Regional Forum at Gayndah

25-Jan-2017 Trade data released this week for the period January-November 2016 (inclusive) confirm that the 2016 season was another record year for Australian citrus exports. Total citrus exports until the end of November were just under 220,000 tonnes to a value of $335 million.
Citrus Australia

Another record year for citrus exports

25-Jan-2017 Trade data released this week for the period January-November 2016 (inclusive) confirm that the 2016 season was another record year for Australian citrus exports. Total citrus exports until the end of November were just under 220,000 tonnes to a value of $335 million.
Citrus Australia

Latest packaging innovations at Citrus Technical Forum

25-Jan-2017 Growers can see the latest innovations of packaging at the edp stand at the Citrus Tech Forum in Mildura on March 1-2. edp, now in its 70th year in business, is a major partner of Citrus Australia and a major supplier to the Australian citrus industry in the area of retail packaging machinery and consumables.
Citrus Australia

NSW DPI seeks research horticulturalist for Dareton

25-Jan-2017 The NSW DPI is advertising for a research horticulturalist (citrus) based at the Dareton Agriculture Institute, replacing the retiring Graeme Sanderson.
Citrus Australia

Postharvest Program to target low residues

25-Jan-2017 Postharvest is the link from the orchard through to the consumer and it is essential that fruit quality and market access is maintained through the supply chain. The Australian Citrus Postharvest Science Program (CT15010) is a new Horticulture Innovation Australia’s research and development project that will deliver new information and innovative technologies to improve the quality of Australian citrus.
Citrus Australia

Register now for Citrus Technical Forum

25-Jan-2017 Growers can register here for the Citrus Technical Forum, to be held in Mildura on March 1-2. Citrus growers and packers will have the opportunity to discover the next big thing in technology and gain an insight into current research projects.
Citrus Australia

Exciting new scholarship for young citrus leaders

14-Dec-2016 Leading supplier of machinery, packaging and labelling solutions to the Australian fresh produce industry, J-Tech Systems, is supporting the citrus industry through sponsorship of a new emerging leaders scholarship.
Citrus Australia

Exotic pest caught at customs

14-Dec-2016 A lime plant detected in the luggage of a passenger arriving in Australia from Bangladesh has been found heavily infested with live insects and an exotic bacterium that could decimate Australia’s $500 million dollar citrus industry.
Citrus Australia

Gayndah workshop to guide industry investment

14-Dec-2016 A workshop will be held in Gayndah on Friday, December 16, to identify growers’ views on goals and key challenges for citrus over the next five years. These will then be used to help develop a plan that guides the Strategic Investment Advisory Panel (SIAP) to invest the national citrus levy via the Strategic Investment Plan.
Citrus Australia

Robotics in spotlight at high-tech Citrus Forum

Robotics in spotlight at high-tech Citrus Forum 14-Dec-2016 Adoption of new technology is essential for the growth of the local citrus industry and Australian packers and growers will be exposed to the latest technical innovation at the Citrus Technical 2017 Forum and Field Day next March.
Citrus Australia

Citrus tree census and KCT export applications open now

25-Nov-2016 The citrus tree census opened on October 31 and Citrus Australia encourages all growers to complete it. Citrus Australia Market Information and Quality Manager, Nathan Hancock, says the tree census is a significant industry research tool.
Citrus Australia

Grower workshops on national levy investment priorities

25-Nov-2016 Workshops will be held in Mildura, Renmark and Gayndah in December to identify growers’ views on goals and key challenges for citrus over the next five years. These will then be used to help develop a plan that guides the Strategic Investment Advisory Panel (SIAP) to invest the national citrus levy via the Strategic Investment Plan.
Citrus Australia

Citrus Australia South Australia (CASAR) elects new committee

07-Nov-2016 Citrus Australia would like to congratulate Stuart Andrew, John Gallard and Simon Lehmann who have been elected to the CASAR committee, as well as Mark Doecke and Steve Burdette who were re-elected.
Citrus Australia

Citrus tree census now open

07-Nov-2016 The annual Citrus Tree Census (CTC) opens on November 1, giving growers the opportunity to record new plantings, top working or removal of trees completed since November last year.
Citrus Australia

Online export system for packing houses now open

07-Nov-2016 Citrus Australia has opened the online export system for packing houses.
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.