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R&D projects

Discover nursery levy investments into Nursery Fund R&D initiatives

The nursery levy has been invested into following Hort Innovation Nursery Fund R&D initiatives, together with Australian Government contributions.

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Completed project

Nursery industry conferences (NY21001)

This project sponsored the 2022 International Plant Propagators’ Society (IPPS) conference.

2 August 2022

Completed project Final Research Report

Field-based testing for fall armyworm (MT19014)

This short investment conducted research to foster national collaboration in monitoring the movement of fall armyworm

1 June 2022

Ongoing project

Australian Horticulture Statistics Handbook 2021-22 to 2023-24 (MT21006)

This whole-of-horticulture investment is responsible for producing Hort Innovation’s annual Australian Horticulture Statistics Handbook

11 May 2022

Completed project

Masterclass in Horticultural Business (LP15001)

The Masterclass in Horticultural Business course, developed under Hort Frontiers, fostered new innovators and leaders for the Australian horticulture industry. Industry levies contribute to scholarship opportunities.

11 May 2022

Completed project

Ex-post impact assessment – industry specific (MT20008)

Through this investment, independent consultants evaluatde the impact of R&D investments in the Hort Innovation Berry, Mango, Nursery and Turf Funds.

19 January 2022

Ongoing project

Nursery industry statistics 2020-21 to 2024-25 (NY21000)

This investment is tasked with collecting a range of data related to the volume and value of nursery production

23 November 2021

Completed project

Nursery industry statistics 2017/18 to 2019/20 (NY17008)

This investment supported the collection and dissemination of nursery data, building upon the tool and allowing validation of the information over multiple years.

16 September 2021

Completed project

Developing nursery industry career pathways (NY19006)

This investment worked to attract new entrants and retain existing staff across all sectors of the Australian nursery industry by delivering training programs and showcasing job opportunities.

13 September 2021