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Discover processing potato levy investments into Potato – Processing Fund R&D initiatives

The processing potato levy has been invested into following Hort Innovation Potato – Processing Fund R&D initiatives, together with Australian Government contributions.

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Ongoing project

People development strategy for the vegetable, potato, onion, and banana industries (MT22002)

This project is building a People Development Strategy to guide future investment in building capacity and capability within the vegetable, potato, onion, and banana industries.

10 January 2023

Completed project

Technical workshops for potato pest and disease investments (PT22000)

This short project facilitated a collaborative identification of key pest (insect, disease and weed) challenges for the Australian potato industry and design of appropriate RD&E concepts to address these issues.

30 November 2022

Ongoing project

Feasibility/scoping study: Surveillance and diagnostic framework for detecting soil-borne pathogens in vegetable industries (MT21016)

This multi-industry investment is examining the potential to develop a national surveillance and diagnostic framework for soilborne pathogens of melon, onion, potato, sweetpotato and vegetable crops.

24 October 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

Ongoing project

Consumer behavioural data program (MT21004)

This multi-industry investment is tasked with providing regular consumer behaviour data and insight reporting to a range of industries

10 March 2022

Completed project Final Research Report

Program approach for pest and disease potato industry investments (PT17002)

This investment supported coordination of the industry’s R&D investments in pest and disease management via an integrated program approach.

7 March 2022

Completed project

National tomato potato psyllid (TPP) program coordinator (MT16018)

This project was responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of a national tomato potato psyllid (TPP) management strategy

9 September 2021