Growing the Australian pulse industry

Posted in Marketing and trade on Jul 20, 2017

Growing the Australian pulse industry with Pulse Australia

Pulse Australia is a member-based not-for-profit organisation that actively promotes and supports the growth and development of the Australian pulse industry. With crop value growing to around two billion dollars, you and your company can ensure you maximise the benefit of this growth by becoming a member of Pulse Australia.

By becoming a member of the peak industry body for the Australian pulse industry, you not only have access to valuable resources to help you grow and develop your business, you also have a direct say in issues and opportunities that directly impact your business.

Pulse Australia actively works across the complete value chain to maximise the opportunity for this growing industry. Everything Pulse Australia does is designed to improve the value creation for its members – whether activities are involved with growing the crop, assuring the crop, marketing the crop or leading the industry as a whole.

Membership kits (including electronic application forms) and payment options are available on our Membership page

Typical activities Pulse Australia undertakes include:

Growing the Crop – Agronomy Services
  • Grower and advisor training
  • Pest and disease alerts
  • Website library
  • Field days, crop walks
  • Extensive agronomy resources on website
  • Pulse agronomist network for alerts
  • Biosecurity ‘on the ground’
  • Provision of minor use and emergency use permits
  • Direct access to expert agronomy advice
Assuring the Crop – Stewardship Services
  • National quality standards
  • Receival standards training
  • Chemical usage permits
  • Website repository
  • Biosecurity risk management
  • Approvals for off-label permits
  • Repository of approved chemicals on website
  • Annual GTA standards review
  • Advisory notices about pre-harvest chemical applications
Marketing the Crop – Information Services
  • Crop forecasts
  • Trade statistics
  • Market reports
  • Members-only website listing
  • Advocacy market access
  • Quarterly state production forecasts
  • Weekly pulse industry news
  • Monthly export data reports and analysis
  • Represent industry with state and federal government departments, such as DAWR and DFAT for market access
Leading the Industry – Coordination Services
  • ‘Go to’ body for all industry contacts
  • Global initiatives for Australian pulse industry
  • Linking market signals to breeders
  • Drive Industry strategic plan
  • Arrange and or host customer (e.g. from India, Pakistan) delegations for members
  • Ensuring an ongoing legacy for the International Year of Pulses
  • Arrange the Australian agenda and attendance for annual Global Pulse Confederation (GPC)
  • Co-host Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC)

Become a Member.

Visit our Members page.

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