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.
Citrus Australia

Cox rootstock an alternative for lemons

05-Jul-2016 NSW DPI research horticulturalist, Graeme Sanderson, prepared this article on Cox rootstock, which features in the winter edition of the Australian Citrus News.
Citrus Australia

Increased levy boosts R&D, biosecurity

05-Jul-2016 Citrus levies will increase by $1.50 per tonne from July 1 to raise additional funding for research and development and bolster biosecurity.
Citrus Australia

Breeding process impresses growers at Bundaberg

22-Jun-2016 ENTHUSIASM was high as growers from throughout Queensland’s citrus-producing regions met at Bundaberg in June to sample potential new varieties.
Citrus Australia

Citrus Australia promotes fresh Australian oranges

22-Jun-2016 Citrus Australia has promoted the availability of fresh Australian oranges to consumers, highlighting they are the most natural way to boost the immune system in winter.
Citrus Australia

Future trends exposed at Yanco Citrus Forum

22-Jun-2016 Rootstock evaluation trials, the latest on emerging varieties, and advice to access emerging export markets will all be discussed at a citrus growers’ forum to be held at Yanco on Thursday, June 23.
Citrus Australia

Give your opinion on biosecurity

06-Jun-2016 In 2014, the Citrus Biosecurity Project conducted a grower survey to better understand the level of knowledge around this topic. Activities were planned with this information in mind.