Latest news and events
Field trials and research on display at South Johnstone
Field walk - 22 September 2023
Commercial banana growers and industry stakeholders are invited to attend a field walk at South Johnstone Research Facility on the 22 September 2023. Come along to see and hear about the latest variety trials, research on bunch pest management and new fertiliser rate trial.
Click here to RSVP and for more information.
Finger on the pulse with the latest climate and seasonal forecasting information
New planning tools are available from Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) to assist farmers and agribusiness plan for extreme weather conditions. The NextGen group and industry stakeholders recently met at South Johnstone to investigate the new tools available.
Some of the new tools can be used as a pre-emptive strategy, mapping out weather predictions and forecasts and its potential impact on fruit quality.