Improved Market Access for Australian Wildflowers through Eco-labelling

Improved Market Access for Australian Wildflowers through Eco-labelling

This report aims to provide members of the Australian wildflower and native plants industry with the necessary information to help them make informed choices about  ecolabels available in their export markets. The report also considers the advantages and disadvantages of establishing a … Continued
Quality specifications for Australian wildflowers – Hooker’s Banksia

Quality specifications for Australian wildflowers – Hooker’s Banksia

It has large upright, terminal, cylindrical flower heads, 7 to 12 cm long. Each brush-like head is composed of hundreds of tiny individual flowers or florets. Each flower is fully open when the wiry style is sticking out. The flower spikes are initially … Continued
Quality specifications for Australian wildflowers – Leucospermum High Gold

Quality specifications for Australian wildflowers – Leucospermum High Gold

‘High Gold’ is a vigorous, early-flowering cultivar with large, bright yellow flower heads up to 8.5 cm in diameter. The flowers appear to glow against the dark green, heart-shaped leaves.
Biosecurity Plan for the Cut Flower Industry

Biosecurity Plan for the Cut Flower Industry

This plan is principally designed for decision makers. It provides the cut flower industry and governments with a mechanism to identify exotic plant pests, as well as to address the strengths and weaknesses in relation to the industry’s current biosecurity … Continued
Greenhouse Management – Energy audits

Greenhouse Management – Energy audits

Audits were conducted with the intention of determining what energy conserving measures a grower had in place and what the payback would be for new or improved measures. The USDA grant programs are designed to help growers reduce energy use and to reduce … Continued
Dealing with debt collectors

Dealing with debt collectors

The first in a series of MoneySmart business solutions The dos and don’ts of debt collecting Debt collection is legal, but bullying and harassment by debt collectors is not. If you are intimidated by someone trying to recover a debt, … Continued