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The second series of the Growing Matters podcast has just been released, providing more practical and interesting info that you can listen to whenever and wherever you want.

Growing Matters is produced by Hort Innovation to provide growers with tangible information, ideas and inspiration to assist on-farm and help to grow your business, all through easy-to-access audio.

The new Series 2 episodes feature Hort Innovation R&D Managers and staff talking with industry experts about hot topics such as using data and insights, accessing information and support on trade, all things pollination, and how to talk to consumers about healthy fats.

There’s a synopsis of the new episodes below, with easy access via the Hort Innovation website. The playlist allows you to select relevant podcast episodes to stream or download individually, and you can visit each episode page for more information and to read the podcast transcript. The podcasts are also available from Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Stitcher.

Episode 1 – Abuzz with pollination           

Pollination researcher Professor James Cook is joined by Hort Innovation R&D Manager Ashley Zamek to bust some of the myths surrounding pollination. They discuss biosecurity threats and the role of alternative pollinators in the future.

Episode 2 – Boosting your business with data

Nielsen Director of Analytics Chanel Day and Hort Innovation Head of Data & Insights Adam Briggs break down the complexities around using data and show how to use levy-funded data resources to improve your bottom line.

Episode 3 – Healthy fats and the science supporting our growers

Hort Innovation’s resident nutritionist Jemma O’Hanlon and almond grower Brendan Sidhu discuss the resurgence of healthy fats into diets and how growers can take advantage of this trend in marketing their produce.

Episode 4 – Breaking barriers through trade and Taste Australia

Looking to expand your business into the export market? Sam Turner and Julie Willis from Hort Innovation’s Trade team will help you understand how to get your premium quality produce into the international market.

Find out more and listen now.