A recent cucumber virus case has raised questions about the adequacy of existing biosecurity precautions and investment.
Taylor Pressler, 2PH Farms product coordinator and marketing assistant, Emerald, will sit on the new Central Highlands Accelerate Agribusiness group.
Horticulture appears generally happy with the proposed Hort Code reforms but the details will matter.
Growers who employ illegal farm workers and abuse working holiday maker visa programs should continue to be investigated and prosecuted.
Almost $400,000 has been provided to assist with the closure of the banana farm in Far North Queensland infected with Panama TR4.