How hot?

July 12, 2017 by Web Admin No Comments

I found this interactive temperature map and it prompted a post to direct ATGA members to the GrowWIKI. (Prompt, prompt) This only uses a selection of Capital Cities but it only takes a small bit of shifting to suggest that Manjimup 34°.24 is almost on the same latitude as Adelaide 34° 92. Concrete and traffic laden […]

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2017 ATGA Members Pests and Diseases Roadshow

June 14, 2017 by Web Admin No Comments

Truffle Pest & Disease project – Research extension – Winter 2017 Aim To update Australian truffle producers on progress and future plans within the RIRDC project “Pests and diseases of truffles and their host trees in Australia”. The road show Team members of the Pests and Diseases Project will visit regional centres of truffle growing […]

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June Newsletter online

June 11, 2017 by Web Admin No Comments

And it’s linked on the Members Newsletters page. I’ve added a few (?) items that we haven’t had available. This is a good resource for new members to see what activities the ATGA are involved in.  

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NSW ATGA Members Grading workshop

May 26, 2017 by Web Admin No Comments

Producing Members’ Workshop:   Grading and Handling Truffle Monday 12th June, 2015 (Holiday weekend) 10.30 for 11.00 am Venue:  Hartley Truffles,  Great Western Highway HARTLEY NSW Important: We’d like you to bring some of your truffle if you can for grading. This workshop is sponsored for members, and tea, coffee and light lunch provided. This workshop will discuss […]

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Great Southern Truffles Services for 2017

April 27, 2017 by Communications No Comments

Member advertisment Great Southern Truffles is excited to offer a complete Searching, Grading, and Handling service to ensure your 2017 harvest reaches is full potential. Searching: Hunting, led by Damon Boorman, one of Australia’s most experienced Truffle Hunters, will provide you with the knowledge to guide you into selecting the ripest of truffles, optimising your […]

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Plant Health Australia Photo Competition

February 5, 2017 by Communications No Comments

Attention Members! In an effort to promote the benefits of a strong plant biosecurity system, Plant Health Australia is running the Bountiful Harvest photo competition, with two vouchers for the RM Williams store as prizes:  $300 to the winner and $150 to the runner up. It’s open to all Australian residents aged 18 or over, and […]

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Shock for importer of Tuber magnatum into Western Australia.

November 18, 2016 by Web Admin No Comments

This week a purveyor of truffles and fine food attempted to import some new season Tuber magnatum of Italian origin into Western Australia, only to be advised their entry was not permitted. The importer remonstrated with the Quarantine Officer that he had been importing T. magnatum into WA and other States for years without problem. […]

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Conference highlights – a captain’s pick

September 23, 2016 by Web Admin 1 Comment

In his summary in the Sunday afternoon session our ATGA President Peter Stahle reviewed what he had chosen as the highlights from the presentations on the weeekend. These were what he considered are going to become significant industry issues requiring forward planning, collaboration and especially research. There will be a full video report of Peter’s […]

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RIRDC Truffle Pest & Disease Newsletter #2

September 7, 2016 by Communications 1 Comment

The latest of Truffle Pest and Disease from RIRDC which may be a good read before the conference. It is their second e-Newsletter on the truffle pest & disease project. Please follow link here for a complete read: https://www.agric.wa.gov.au/newsletters/trufflepestsdiseases/australian-truffle-pest-disease-newsletter-issue-2-september-2016    

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Farm Biosecurity newsletter September 2016

September 5, 2016 by Web Admin No Comments

The latest Farm Biosecurity newsletter from the Farm Biosecurity Program (which is a joint initiative of Animal Health Australia (AHA) and Plant Health Australia (PHA)) is online here now. Of interest to Truffle Growers is the  final video in the Program’s ‘Biosecurity Essentials’ series. It’s called Biosecurity practice helps make production perfect and it features friend of the ATGA Alison Saunders (our contact at […]

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