Preparation has proven the key in the Mackay Farming Group's handling of Panama TR4, losing just 2hrs of production since its detection.
In order to create trust in Australian products, overseas consumers will demand to see the supply chain data trail.
The Australian Garlic Industry Association Conference in Albury last week delivered plenty of hope to growers as Australian demand outstrips supply.
The banana industry are determined to create an advertising campaign as good as the 'make those bodies sing' one from the 1990s.
There are some big goals for horticulture resting on the success of the newly launched, Taste Australia campaign.
Growcom is concerned about the rush to embrace new energy production technologies at the expense of agricultural production areas.