Double scoop!

Most Successful Exhibitor winner Jeff Dickinson. Kennedy Valley banana grower Jeff Dickinson is no stranger to the winner’s circle when it comes to exhibiting prize winning fruit. But, walking away with top honours at both the Innisfail and Tully Shows this year was especially rewarding. Mr Dickinson took home the…

Feral pig fight gets finalist nod

Professional shooter Trevor Williamson, who has helped lead the Australian Banana Growers’ Council’s feral pig fight in the Tully Valley was named a finalist in the prestigious Cassowary Awards in June. Mr Williamson, who has been conducting a concentrated aerial shooting program in high risk TR4 zones, was nominated in the…

New varieties on show

Those attending the field walk at South Johnstone research station were able to taste test some of the 32 different varieties currently being trialled for disease resistance.Principal Horticulturalist Jeff Daniells takes participants through the field walk, answering many questions including the origin, agronomic observations and…