2015 Global Innovations in Horticulture Seminar
The 2015 Global Technologies in Horticulture Seminar was held on Thursday 25 June at Jupiters Gold Coast. The Seminar was designed to assist Australia’s horticulture industry tackle current and future challenges showcasing new opportunities for levy investment and promoting collaboration between vegetable producers and researchers on a global scale. The Seminar hosted over 100 vegetable growers from across Australia and assembled a delegation of eight international horticulture innovators to showcase the very latest in global horticultural technology. The 2015 Global Technologies in Horticulture Seminar served as a mechanism for vegetable growers to identify new farming technologies that could reduce their costs of production, increase efficiencies and ultimately lead to a more sustainable and competitive business. Technologies presented at the Seminar may assist in improving the effectiveness, efficiency and economic viability of the Australian vegetable industry. The purpose of this report is to collate Seminar feedback and develop recommendations intended to guide and improve the design of future ‘Global Innovations’ Seminars.