Horticulture Australia Limited (HAL)

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  • HAL Project to Eradicate Fruit Fly in Western Australia

    HAL Project to Eradicate Fruit Fly in Western Australia

    Western Australia could one day be fruit fly free with a new pilot program aiming to eradicate Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) in the state`s southwest horticulture precinct. Regarded as one of the major fruit and vegetable pests in the world, ...

  • Corn set to reduce incidence of blindness

    Corn set to reduce incidence of blindness

    A new sweet corn hybrid is on track to reduce the incidence of blindness, following a six year research project funded by HAL using voluntary contributions and matched funds from the Australian government. Sweet corn is one of the highest natural ...

  • Nut Industry gears up for Korea Free Trade Agreement

    Nut Industry gears up for Korea Free Trade Agreement

    Australia`s tree nut exports are expected to grow from $600 million in 2013/14 to $1 billion in 2020 with the industry set to benefit significantly from the implementation of the Free Trade Agreement with Korea. Australia`s almond and macadamia ...

  • Citrus industry establishes new reference group to guide scientific investment

    Citrus industry establishes new reference group to guide scientific investment

    A newly established specialist reference group, comprising a range of scientific experts, will provide advice on future research and development projects to advance Australia`s citrus industry. Established under Horticulture Australia Limited`s ...

  • HAL appoints two new Board Directors

    HAL appoints two new Board Directors

    Horticulture Australia Limited (HAL) has appointed two new Directors, bringing a new level of global expertise to its Board. The new Directors, Mr Craig Musson and Mr Mark Napper, share the commitment of HAL`s eight other Board Members to driving ...

  • Bayer gains membership of Horticulture Australia Limited

    Bayer gains membership of Horticulture Australia Limited

    In conjunction with Horticulture Australia Limited`s (HAL) annual general meeting, HAL and Bayer announced that Bayer has become a C-Class Member of HAL. Bayer is the first international company and technology provider to gain a membership of HAL ...