Vale Vicky Kippin-O’Connor

Vicky Kippin-O'Connor was a fourth generation primary producer and studied agriculture as a foundation student of James Cook University. The banana industry farewelled longtime industry advocate Vicky Kippin-O’Connor last month, remembering her for her dedication and commitment to bananas.  A fourth generation primary producer, Vicky was well-respected and well-known…

Sweeter stars at WA festival

Celebrity chef Ben O'Donoghue was among those who tried the bananas. Image: Sweeter Banana Co-OperativeWA Food Ambassador Don Hancey at the Sweeter stall. Image: Sweeter Banana Co-Operative The Sweeter Banana Co-Operative took centre stage at Western Australia’s largest free community festival in March. More than 100,000 people…

Growers’ e-bulletin – April 10, 2019

April 10, 2019 Content Queensland Reef Regs Reef 2050 website relaunched ‘Our shout’ comp for Congress!Horticulture Award – Overtime for casualsNational Banana Day – May 1Panama TR4 research under wayFuture TR4 fundingChurchill Fellowships closing soonBanana Congress SupportersAustralian Bananas magazine      Queensland ‘reef regs’ – Committee Hearing  …