Tag Archives: @melons

Commodity in Focus – Melons

Melons have been enjoyed by people around the world for centuries, with watermelon, honeydew, and rockmelon being the most common types. The Australian melon industry is thriving, employing many individuals and contributing significantly to the country’s agricultural economy. Let’s delve into the key aspects of working on a melon farm in Australia, from the different […]

Grower Profile: The Jowett Family (Acadia Farms)

Chris and Katrina Jowett come from generational farming families. Chris’s family has farmed on the beautiful self-mulching black soils of the Darling Downs since 1943, while Katrina’s has run a dairy farm in the same region since 1926. Their love for farming led them to take a leap of faith and move across the country to […]

Commodity in Focus – Melons

The Australian melon industry is thriving, with growers from all over the country working tirelessly to produce the best melons for domestic and international markets. This article aims to showcase the industry’s unique features, accomplishments, and contributions to Australia’s horticultural landscape Fun Facts about Melons Did you know that melons are Cucurbitaceae family members, which […]