• arrow-up Output $1,930m est. Down 1% yoy.
  • Tree nut production increased up 46% yoy to 43,000t.
  • Demand for high value exports of oranges and nuts continues.

Best practice bee management in macadamia

DPI published the first edition Primefacts Best practice bee management Primefacts in April 2020.

This guide provides information to assist macadamia growers and beekeepers to ensure best practice management, covering topics on communications, hive placement, bee care and spray management.

Macadamia growers are reminded to always warn nearby beekeepers by providing two days’ notice before spraying, as a matter of courtesy, so that the necessary steps can be taken to protect the bees.

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Fruitful facts on citrus varieties

Citrus growers now have information to boost orchard productivity, with the release of a series of first edition Primefacts developed by the DPI.

DPI has the largest citrus research and extension team in Australia and plays a leading role in supporting the NSW and Australian citrus industry through research, extension and resource delivery.

The Primefacts aim to assist citrus growers to improve production and profitability across a range of varieties.

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