ชาวนา(ออซซี่) เคาะประตู ขายผลผลิต(ทางการเมือง)
08 Jul 2013 - 11:25am
The organisation representing Queensland's horticultural industry is seeking a pre-election meeting with Fedetal Agriculture Minister...
Growcom wants guarantees of industry assistance and protection that will improve industry prospects into the future.
A particular focus will be the opportunities outlined in the white paper, 'Australia in the Asian Century', for increased food demand and growth in export markets.
Growcom Chairman, ..., said the industry congratulated ... on his appointment (as the Minister of Agriculture) and was looking forward to working with the new Cabinet.
'Horticulture is often overlooked in policy development in favour of the livestock and grains industries,' ...
'Queensland horticulture is the State's second biggest and fastest growing agricultural sector.
'The industry represents about a third of Australian fruit and vegetable production in Australia.
'It is second only to the beef industry in size, larger than sugar and three times larger than grain,' ...