Feral Pigs

The Australian Banana Growers’ Council (ABGC) is committed to continuing to reduce feral pig numbers due to their significant economic, environmental and social impacts. Feral pigs have the potential to spread the deadly banana plant fungus, Panama Tropical Race 4 (TR4), through mud trapped on…

ABGC re-elects board

Pictured: ABGC board of directors (from left) – Jade Buchanan (Innisfail), Treasurer Stephen Spear (Taylors Arm), Chair Stephen Lowe (Tully), Ben Franklin (Tully), Paul Inderbitzn (Lakeland) and Deputy Chair Leon Collins (Tully). Not present, Tom Day (Carnarvon) The peak industry body representing Australia’s commercial banana…

Growers’ e-bulletin – December 1, 2017

1 December, 2017 Content Cassowary Coast meetingFans love Bananas on FacebookProgress on Levy PaymentsFamiliar face on PHA boardBiosecurity supportNew video of Top End tourReef Alliance Awards winnersResearch: less run off and more profitGlobal movement for ReefFunding for women in farming Growers invited to Cassowary Coast meeting…