Bagging technique improves fruit quality for Sellars Bananas
Experienced premium Cavendish grower Naomi Brownrigg is confident that their bagging technique which leaves a ‘flue’, has improved fruit quality by reducing fungal and mould issues.
Naomi is passionate about helping other growers improve their fruit quality and is willing to share her knowledge and experience of lessons learnt.
Panama disease race 1
This presentation was prepared by NSW DPI in response to a request for further information about Panama disease race 1 from banana growers in the Coffs Harbour region in NSW.
The presentation provides a summary of Panama disease, it’s history in the NSW growing region, how the disease affects banana plants, factors that contribute to its spread and biosecurity practices that growers can implement to help protect their properties from the disease.
It's more than just bananas for our banana NextGen group
Getting together, having a chat, and visiting and learning from other industries is what motivates our NextGen banana growers. If you’re a young, or young at heart banana grower wanting to connect and share new experiences, contact our Better bananas team at betterbananas.com.au or on 13 25 23.
Making biosecurity work for your farm
Mackay’s experience of farming with Panama disease tropical race 4.
Containment of Panama disease tropical race 4 remains a key priority for the Australian banana industry. Detected in the largest production region of Far North Queensland in March 2015, effective biosecurity remains key to limiting its spread.
Gavin and Stephen Mackay from Mackays Bananas share their experience of farming with the disease and how they have made biosecurity work for their farm.