From 5-7 March 2018, the HIN had a study tour to Tasmania, attended by representatives of 10 industry organisations.  The tour included visits to Fruit Growers Tasmania, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture/University of Tasmania at Sandy Bay campus, Sorell Fruit Farm, Kates Berry Farm, Webster's Swansea Walnut Orchard, Hazelbraes at Hagley, TIA Vegetable Research Centre at Forthside and Botanical Resources Australia.

Sorell managers

Sorell Fruit Farm: Steve (Farm Manager) & Bob (former owner)

Pick your own strawberries Sorell

Sorell Farm - 'Pick your own' strawberries

Nashi fruit Sorell

Sorell Farm - Nashi fruit

Sorell Fruit Farm

Sorell Fruit Farm - Season availability of fruit for picking

Kates Berry Farm

Kate's Berry Farm, Swansea

Webster's Swansea Walnut Orchards

Webster's Walnut Orchards, Swansea

Farm Manager Websters

Farm Manager, Webster's Swansea Orchards

Michael Lang Websters

Michael Lang, Principal Scientist, Webster's Walnut Orchards

Walnuts Websters

Walnuts - Webster's Swansea Orchards


Hazelbrae at Hagley - Hazelnut orchard

McLeods Hazelbrae

Christie & Michael McLeod - Owners Hazelbrae at Hagley

Hazelnut harvester

Hazelnut harvestor - Hazelbrae

Hazelnut Hazelbrae

Hazelnuts - Hazelbrae

Pyrethrum Stuart

Pyrethrum crop - Stuart Coles, Botanical Resources Australia, Forthside

TIA Veg Research

Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) Vegetable Research Facility, Forthside

Forthside Vegetable Farm

Forthside Vegetable Research, TIA

Mark TIA hemp

Mark Boersma, Senior Horticulturist, TIA - Hemp trials for grain & fibre, Forthside