2022 Grower Forum presentations

Presentations from this year’s DFA Grower Forum are now available for download. Kevin Bodnaruk, keynote speaker: Pesticide regulation and assessment Pesticide regulation and assessment Adam [...]

Applications open: Dried Fruits Australia CEO

Applications are now open for the position of Dried Fruits Australia Chief Executive Officer. Please read the below position description to learn more about DFA, the role’s purpose, duties [...]

Awards recognise industry’s best

Merbein growers Janice and Simon Chivers have taken home the top award for producing this season’s best dried grapes. The winners of Dried Fruits Australia’s 2022 Dried Fruit Quality Awards were [...]

Industry to come together for 2022 forum

Irrigation technology, the impact of chemical residues, South Africa’s dried grape industry, sustainable farming, water, and local projects will be explored at Dried Fruits Australia’s 2022 [...]

New awards for industry’s top producers

The dried grape industry’s best producing businesses will be recognised this season with the introduction of a new annual awards program. Dried Fruits Australia’s Top Crop Awards will highlight [...]

Australian Sultanas site goes live

Australia’s dried grape industry has launched its newest tool to promote the country’s premium product to both domestic and international markets. Dried Fruits Australia, with support from [...]

Dried fruit forum goes online

Growers will learn more about collaborative farming and a new disease prediction system as part of Dried Fruits Australia’s (DFA) new online event series. Launching on Tuesday 6 October, [...]

Chlorothalonil removed from spray diary

Dried Fruits Australia has recently been made aware of a significant reduction in the acceptable European MRLs for the fungicide Chlorothalonil. Advice from key dried grape processors is that [...]

Get COVID safe

All Victorian businesses with more than five employees are required to have a COVID Safe Plan in place. Employers must complete their plan by 11:59pm on Friday 7 August. Designed to help protect [...]

Farmers supporting farmers

The dried grape industry has banded together to help rebuild the lives of fellow Australian farmers affected by the bushfires. Dried fruit growers have vowed to donate the value of some of this [...]