The Horticulture Industry Network is a free, go to industry website for individuals in need of information relating to the horticulture industry.
The network provides users with a wealth of resources – from research papers and studies through to expert advice.
Thanks to a customisable search toolbar, relevant information is easily and efficiency attained.
In order to ensure visitors to the website are well informed, a range of current issues directly relating to the horticulture industry are featured.
- Recovery from flooding
- Myrtle rust
- Grape phylloxera
- Queensland Fruit Fly
- Frost preparation
The network has affiliations with a vast range of horticulture associations, including Dried Fruits Australia, the Australian Table Grape Association and the Murray Valley Citrus Board.
Users simply click on a particular association, and they are then directed to a new page within the website.
A search tool bar appears, and it allows users to search all content on the website of the particular association they have selected.
Furthermore, the website has a forum feature that allows industry employees and experts to discuss and debate current issues relating to the industry, as well as exchange news and information
These include the Australian Dried Fruit Association Forum, the Australian Wine Research Institute and the Victorian Cherry Association Inc Forum, among many others.
The network is also designed to allow horticulture experts and employees to submit information, research and studies that they have found, compiled or conducted that is relevant to the horticulture industry.