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.
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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.
Citrus Australia

Increased levy boosts Research and Development, biosecurity

06-Jun-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

Single standard for supermarket food safety

06-Jun-2016 AUSTRALIA'S major supermarkets will adopt a standardised food safety audit system.
Citrus Australia

Backpacker tax will cripple agriculture workforce

12-May-2016 If the Federal Government chooses to introduce a tax of 32.5% on every working dollar a holidaying backpacker earns, they can kiss goodbye to growers voting for them in this year’s election, according to Citrus Australia Chair, Tania Chapman.
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Hort gets a seat at ACCC table

12-May-2016 Citrus Australia chair, Tania Chapman, has been appointed to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Agriculture Consultative Committee.
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Boost for Aussie citrus in Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam

28-Apr-2016 Rising incomes in the Philippines and Thailand and a new Australian agricultural counsellor in Vietnam will benefit Australian citrus exports to both countries, according to Citrus Australia CEO, Judith Damiani.
Citrus Australia

Expanded access for citrus exports to South Korea

28-Apr-2016 Australian citrus growers received welcome news this week that Korea’s Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (QIA) has expanded its policy for Australian citrus to allow the entry of blood oranges.
Citrus Australia

Two-pronged breeding approach producing new mandarin varieties

28-Apr-2016 LOW-SEED versions of two popular US mandarins have been developed in Australia through the efforts of citrus breeders at the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF).
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Celebrating another Japanese tariff cut

08-Apr-2016 Citrus Australia joined the Federal Trade Minister, Steven Ciobo, at Grove Juice’s bottling and distribution centre in Brisbane on April 1 to celebrate the third round of tariff cuts for exports into Japan.