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Big laughs, bright ideas as Banana Congress begins

Hundreds of people involved in ensuring Australians have access to their favourite yellow fruit have arrived in Cairns for the 2023 Australian Banana Industry Congress.   After the success of the 2021 Congress, the biennial event has returned to Australia’s banana heartland in Far North Queensland with a program set
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Banana growers part of Australian-first plastics credit scheme

An Australian-first project in Far North Queensland is removing and recycling tonnes of plastic waste from local banana farms, as part of a pioneering new plastics credit scheme. The Australian Banana Growers’ Council (ABGC) has partnered with GreenCollar and the MAMS Group to collect and recycle plastic banana bunch covers.
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Banana variety expert Jeff Daniels (QDAF) takes a walk through the new variety trial at South Johnstone FNQ.

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Best Management Practices

The Banana Best Management Practices (BMP) Environmental Guideline is a national guideline to encourage continual improvement and adoption of best practice throughout the banana industry.