Consumer survey into attitudes to cut flowers

Consumer survey into attitudes to cut flowers

A survey was conducted at the Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) in Brisbane, 8-17 August 2013. Responses were collected from those visiting the show hall and willing to complete a survey. 710 surveys were completed. The show is a general entertainment … Continued
The Queensland cut flower industry and climate change

The Queensland cut flower industry and climate change

In Australia, it seems likely that the government will implement regulatory legislation and policies over the next 5 to 10 years which will directly impact business operations and procedures. This legislation is likely to focus on two key areas: • Reducing the rate of climate … Continued
Recycling leads to real water savings

Recycling leads to real water savings

In addition to irrigation scheduling, processes such as capturing water run-off, disinfestation, recycling and nutrient management are other key strategies that have been investigated as part of the Southeast Queensland Irrigation Futures (SEQ-IF) and Rural Water Use Efficiency (RWUE) projects.Readers … Continued
CCIQ Definitive guide to employing staff

CCIQ Definitive guide to employing staff

Queensland’s 405,000 small and medium businesses are at the heart of every industry sector. They are in every community, in every region and employ approximately 43% of the state’s private sector workers. SMEs are hard-working and dedicated. Specialists in their … Continued
Pesticide Gap Analysis

Pesticide Gap Analysis

The cut flower and foliage industry has completed a project designed to indentify the chemical needs of the industry moving into the future. The project, Cut Flower and Foliage Industry Pesticide Gap Analysis (code FL10002) was co funded by Horticulture … Continued
Queensland Cut flower Industry Research & Development Plan – Education and Training Plan

Queensland Cut flower Industry Research & Development Plan – Education and Training Plan

The creation of these R&D and E&T Plans are a result and, combined with their “parent document”, the Future Vision, represent the next step in addressing how the industry can most effectively advance in its efforts to reach its goals, originally identified … Continued