CONTENTSWINTER 2023 ■ VOL.58 NO.02UPFRONTCEO reportPresident’s reportDiscuss Four professionals solve big industry issues.News Latest updates for our industry this season.Innovation Farm worker housing with added efficiencies.Roadtest Jase Dobra on his custom harvester.

FEATURESWe Celebrate 75 Years Why our lifespan is one of the most interesting times in hort history.
Founding Father The man whose family helped launch the hort and export markets.
Direct Digital Access The app that’s set to disrupt the industry.
Business Succession How to get started on your succession plan.
Productive Potassium Results of a butternut pumpkin trial.

GROWERProduce Pivot Noel and Lynda Harding of Gingin Organics.State of Taste We plate your fresh seasonal produce: radicchio, fennel, cabbage, and more.Perfect Match Flavour profiles of wines to match your produce.

BUSINESSHort Connections Trend round-up from the trade fair in Adelaide.
Sustainability The bio-mulch set to replace plastics in crops.
Compliance Fair Farms’ Donna Mogg on building flexibility into the Hours of Work clause.
Opinion Manus Stockdale on alternative markets.
Quality Assurance Joel Dinsdale on chemical handling.
Data Sharing Nutrien says a trial for a grower is a benefit to the industry.

POMEWESTReport Global Leader Bravo and the provenance program.
Perfect Pearing Meet Anthony and Cathy Martella.

WA POTATOESPresident’s Report CEO’s Report Social Climber Celebrating our socials’ 30,000-strong audience.
Seeds for Schools Our education program for kids.

WA CITRUSReport Wasp Watch Keep an eye out for the Citrus Gall Wasp.
Disease Management Dr Nerida Donovan on protecting your trees.
Future Forum Citrus Australia Market Outlook Forum update.

STONEFRUIT WAReport Crowning the Persimmon The inaugral event exciting the Hills.

PERMITSMinor-use permits listing.

Cover Noel Harding of Gingin Organics,
Frances Andrijich