Attending international trade shows are a great opportunity to meet potential buyers, understand what customers are looking for and learn about your competitors. Trade shows can seem a bit daunting at first but with some preparation they can be very beneficial for your business and export development.
It’s an exciting time to be part of the horticultural industry and with many businesses growing in size and complexity over the years, now is a good time to ask the question — has my financial management evolved with the business or does it need a makeover?
Vegetable growing is more than throwing seeds into the soil and expecting them to grow. It is a livelihood for many, including Western Australian grower Paul Glavocich. In this edition, Paul opens up about his growing operation and its challenges, his role at vegetablesWA and how a benchmarking project has assisted him in recent business decisions.
This year, Pomewest has been facilitating and encouraging pome growers to engage with Worksafe with their Orchard Inspection Project. Worksafe representatives were invited to present at our recent industry engagement dinners in Donnybrook, Manjimup and the Perth Hills.