Quality Is Just Expected

Consumers Expect Quality Fruit and Vegetables Recently I attended the AusVeg conference and one panel discussion was with two of the supermarket chains managers and a researcher.  The key point that each of them made was their customers demanded quality fruit and vegetables. Secondly consumers want transparency and traceability of where and how the fruit […]

Rain, Opportunity and Diversification

With rain comes opportunity for increased production and diversification.  Some sectors of the farming world have current pricing opportunities rarely seen. Chickpea pricing and continued strong beef prices are two that stand out and offer great opportunity for many farmers.  For some this has given the opportunity to diversify their cropping programs to take advantage […]

The All Too Familiar Situation

We are currently seeing the dairy industry trying to cope with prices being slashed and from what has been reported on Sky News, some have to back pay money back to a company. It is a scenario all too familiar in the farming sector.  Banana growers and other growers in different sectors are also going […]