Industry News, Media Releases & Events

The AMA is dedicated to providing Australian melon growers with the latest information to connect the industry and improve productivity. We coordinate regular events in all of our main growing regions where you can hear from leading melon growers and industry partners, and find out about the latest research, best practice and on-farm innovation.

 

Listeria in rockmelons

The NSW Food Authority is advising consumers who are most vulnerable to Listeria infection such as older persons, and people who have weakened immune systems due to illness or pregnancy, to avoid eating rockmelon after a recent spike in listeriosis cases in elderly people has been linked to the fruit.

Variable rate technology for vegetable production in Great Barrier Reef Catchments

This project aims to advance the adoption of variable rate (VR) technology and practices to optimise the placement of fertiliser, amendments and irrigation in intensively cropped and irrigated horticulture in Great Barrier Reef catchments.

20
Aug
Leadership Exploration and Development (LEAD) program

The Leadership Exploration and Development (LEAD) program is for growers to develop their skills in leading their industries and their own businesses. It is a collaboration of industries – melon, pineapple, banana, avocado, passionfruit, strawberry, persimmon, mango and lychee. All these industries will come together to learn and share their experiences.

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10
Jan
Melons in Japan - Opportunity for Australian exports

This report outlines the opportunities for Australian melons in Japan.

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10
Jan
Australian Melon Industry Export Plan

The Australian Melon Industry Export Plan describing the market opportunities in five selected countries, as well as other possible export markets.

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Listeria in rockmelons

The NSW Food Authority is advising consumers who are most vulnerable to Listeria infection such as older persons, and people who have weakened immune systems due to illness or pregnancy, to avoid eating rockmelon after a recent spike in listeriosis cases in elderly people has been linked to the fruit.

Variable rate technology for vegetable production in Great Barrier Reef Catchments

This project aims to advance the adoption of variable rate (VR) technology and practices to optimise the placement of fertiliser, amendments and irrigation in intensively cropped and irrigated horticulture in Great Barrier Reef catchments.

10
Jan
Melons in Japan - Opportunity for Australian exports

This report outlines the opportunities for Australian melons in Japan.

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10
Jan
Australian Melon Industry Export Plan

The Australian Melon Industry Export Plan describing the market opportunities in five selected countries, as well as other possible export markets.

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08
Dec
CGMMV National Management Plan

The National Management Plan for Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus

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17
Oct
Queensland Veg Automation News

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19
Nov
Biosecurity and Research & Development levies

Melon levies for research & development and biosecurity commenced on 1st January 2017.

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22
Jun
Bayer 2016 Australian Melon Industry Conference & Field Days

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