Meeting grower needs

Meeting grower needs

  • Maintaining market access;
  • Effective advocacy;
  • Provision of grower advice and quality resources;
  • Training;
  • On farm engagement;
  • Regular member briefings;
  • Project management;
  • Regular publications;
  • Industry promotional campaigns;
  • Grower led and grower centered policy and infrastructure priorities;
  • Facilitating research and development and extension activities, to meet future industry challenges;
  • Linking growers with new market opportunities;
  • Regular communication on regulation, market access and current information updates;
  • Advice and assistance in Biosecurity management, support and planning services in the event of an incursion or outbreak;
  • Supporting access to resources such as land, water, labour, transport;
  • Identifying and facilitation of training (Business Management, First Aid, Chemicals, Quality Assessment, Work Health and Safety, Freshcare, HARPS etc)
  • Representation on issues at a local, regional, national and international level;
  • Organisational development – strategic growth, building membership, providing quality services, building industry identity;
  • Provision of Member Association and Commodity group secretariat services;
  • Member Association and Commodity group finance management services;
  • Forums and workshops – organisation, venue provision, arranging speakers and facilitators;
  • Project management;
  • Conferences;