After more than a decade of work, the nut industry can finally claim nuts are good for the heart.
The lingering impact of the backpacker tax and the abuse of vulnerable workers are creating major challenges for horticulture.
Exotic North Queensland grown achacha fruit has been exported for the first time on a large scale to Hong Kong.
The new Horticulture Code of Conduct resolves many major issues which prevented widespread uptake of the previous Code.
Growcom is urging growers affected by Cyclone Debbie to complete its disaster damage assessment form.
The Queensland Farmers Federation said 100 per cent of vegetable crops already planted in the Bowen and Whitsunday districts were destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Debbie.
Growers have welcomed the new Horticulture Code of Conduct, which covers all all transactions in wholesale markets.
Banana growers are being urged to start trapping feral pigs to help minimise the risk of Panama disease.