AMS News Bulletin Autumn 2018

The first edition of 2018 features harvesting marketing and a regional pest and disease roundup as well as R&D update, Benchmarking, and AMS and industry news.

As harvesting season begins, the Bulletin brings together a harvest checklist and articles on harvest strategy quick tips, the importance of pre-harvest preparation and a case study describing the role of fortnightly harvesting in achieving consistent quality.

The Marketing feature reviews the last 12 months in macadamia marketing around the world by Australian Macadamias, including product innovations and nut health stories, and describes the three-year marketing strategy and plans for 2018, including the Innovation Challenge launched in October 2017.

Article authors include Lynne Ziehlke, AMS; Ken Dorey Macadamia Conservation Trust; Ian McConachie; Megan Boote, Suncoast Gold Macadamias; Paul Mulo and Paul O’Hare, QDAF; Craig Maddox and Ruth Huwer, NSW DPI; and Craig Shephard, QDES.

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