The USA Industry Leadership and Development Mission – 2019 provides nine members of the vegetable industry with the opportunity to attend PMA Fresh Summit 2019, one of the premier fresh produce events in North America along with a series of farm and supply chain facility visits across 10 days. The tour will visit many leading vegetable farms throughout California and one of the main leafy veg production areas in Yuma, Southern Arizona.

Please note this mission is only open to levy-paying vegetable growers and employees of levy-paying businesses.

This project is funded by Hort Innovation using the vegetable research and development levy, contributions from tour participants and funds from the Australian Government. Participants will be required to make a voluntary contribution of $3,000 (plus GST) toward the cost of the mission.

Costs cover:

  • Domestic and international air and land travel
  • Event registration
  • Single room accommodation
  • Communal meals

Please complete the application form and return it via email to before close of business on Friday 13 September 2019 if you are interested in attending the mission. Places are limited.