FGV Corporate partners

BECOME A FRUIT GROWERS VICTORIA PARTNER

At Fruit Growers Victoria (FGV) our aim is to create mutually beneficial partnerships with organisation who are committed to our mission which is to ensure a sustainable future for horticulture across Victoria.  

FGV is a trusted representative for our member base and represents over 300 fruit growing, packing, and exporting businesses across the North-East, Central and southern growing regions of Victoria. 

Partnering with FGV is a unique opportunity to directly engage with growers, the regions and industry through:

  • Business events and networking opportunities
  • Digital and print business promotions
  • Strong client and industry relationships
  • Support of local events and projects

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Our Partnership Package offers a variety of exposure levels and the opportunity to develop a mutually beneficial partnership that will align with your business goals. 

If you would like to take find out more information or take advantage of this opportunity, please contact FGV’s Business Development Officer, Mel Floyd on P: 0448 288 253 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call our office on 03 5825 3700.

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Platinum sponsor

  • Tie Up Farming

    Tie Up Farming offers the only cloud-based end-to-end operations platform for the horticulture industry (fruit and vegetables), translating open-field farming into an accurate, yield-driven operation.

    Our focus is on the field user in the labour-intensive medium to large agribusinesses. We create one point of data capturing during the farming process enabling the data to be streamlined in the agribusiness.

    Other than the control and command modules we utilise QR barcodes and integration to sensors on the farm to capture more data.

    Tie Up Farming software solution provides the following innovations:

    1. Focusing on the labour-intensive open field agribusinesses yield optimisation
    2. Focusing on the human aspect on the farm
    3. Looking at the packhouse and the farm as one entity
    4. One data entry point on the farm and on the packing shed
    5. Focused on the field user
    6. Full cost capturing and ROI for the farm allowing for full traceability

    Currently, the biggest competition is pen and paper and excel spreadsheets. Because we are focusing on the labour-intensive horticulture agribusinesses, we provide them with a one-stop-shop to manage thefarm. As an example, In the most basic way, it is almost impossible to find software solution that allows the agribusiness to manage its chemicals and fertilisers and manage their labour with a QR barcode system to provide full traceability and ROI.
    Tie Up Farming provides that and more, for example:

    1. Scouting and Recommendation,
    2. GPS to track equipment
    3. Farm cost break down
    4. Harvest management
    5. Chemicals and fertilisers management
    6. Tasks management
    7. And more.

    Contact person: Roberto Ciancio - Head of Sales - 0403 704 826

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    1300 944 318

Gold sponsors

  • Bayer

    With innovation at the heart of our business, Bayer is a world leader in the research and development of crop protection products in agriculture. It has a proud history of supporting the Australian agriculturalsector for almost 100 years.

    Bayer has a long association with Victorian stone and pome fruit growers, launching many well-known products to the industry including Ziram Granuflo and Calypso, and more recently Luna Sensation, Moventoand Vayego.

    The recent introduction of Vayego provides a new tool for pome fruit & stone fruit growers to control a range of key pestssuch as codling moth, light brown apple moth, select weevil species, Mediterranean fruit fly and the suppression of dried fruit beetles (Carpophilus spp.)

    As growers seek out more options and different tools for pest management so that they can continueto protect their crops, Bayer has been investing in the development of high-quality biologicals for over a decade. As part of our range of tailored agronomic solutions, our new sustainable biological solutions such as Serenade Prime allow growers to integratethese products and complement traditional control methods.

    Bayer looks forward to building a stronger collaborative partnership with Fruit Growers Victoria, for the benefit of all industry stakeholders.

    For more information, please visit www.crop.bayer.com.au or visit us on, Twitter, or YouTube.

    Bayer Contacts:
    Aedan Gorman (Territory Business Manager) – Southern NSW & Northern Victoria
    Ph: 0438 331 184
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    Alistair Beyer (Territory Business Manager) – Southern & Eastern Victoria
    Ph: 0447 250 734
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  • About BASF in Australia in New Zealand
    BASF serves key industries in the agriculture, coatings, construction, manufacturing and mining sectors, and posted sales of about €359 million in Australia and New Zealand in 2019. As of the end of 2019, the company had 500 employees and operated 11 production sites across agricultural solutions, performance products and functional materials and solutions. BASF has been active in Australia for more than 90 years, and for about 60 years in New Zealand. Further information is available on the internet at www.basf.com/au.

    About BASF’s Agricultural Solutions division
    With a rapidly growing population, the world is increasingly dependent on our ability to develop and maintain sustainable agriculture and healthy environments. Working with farmers, agricultural professionals, pest management experts and others, it is our role to help make this possible. That’s why we invest in a strong R&D pipeline and broad portfolio, including seeds and traits, chemical and biological crop protection, soil management, plant health, pest control and digital farming. With expert teams in the lab, field, office and in production, we connect innovative thinking and down-to-earth action to create real world ideas that work – for farmers, society and the planet. In 2019, our division generated sales of €7.8 billion. For more information, please visit www.agriculture.basf.com or any of our social media channels.

    Contact: Ben White, Area Sales Manager , SNSW, Eastern and Southern Victoria,  Mobile: 0448 183 826, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • H2OX

    H2OX was launched in 2015 with the sole purpose of improving the efficiency of the water market and creating a level playing field for all market participants.

    The water market currently lacks transparency and liquidity. It has various conflicts of interest which often sees participants paying significantly higher transaction prices than necessary. H2OX is trying to resolve these issues, to ensure that participants can achieve better market outcomes.

    H2OX are leaders in water market innovation, creating new products and changing the way that water is traded.

    As an exchange (not a broker), we are independent of the price of water which ensures that we don’t benefit from higher water prices. We charge a transparent flat fee per ML for allocation trades to ensure participants are getting the best outcomes.

    Using state of the art exchange technology, trades with H2OX are more secure, transparent, faster and at a significantly lower cost than competitors. Having same day clearance and settlement you get your money or your water faster.

    We pride ourselves on publishing independent information about the market, to assist irrigators in making informed decisions.

     James Waterfall, Analyst- Exchanges
    M:+61 4 0003 8370 
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    h2ox.com

  • Southern Cross Netting

    Southern Cross Netting is an Australian based family owned and operated company who designs, supplies and installs a wide range of netting products and crop protection systems.

    With over 10 years’ experience in hail netting construction you can be assured the team from Southern Cross Netting will provide you with the highest level of knowledge and workmanship on all netting canopies.

    Our team uses the highest quality netting products with over 30 years of development and testing and offers up to a 10-year pro rata warranty on most products.

    For more information phone 0432 525 707
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Silver sponsors

  • CMTP

  • Speciality Trees

  • Farmable

    Farmable is on a mission to reinvent how farmers gather, organize and use their data, helping them improve yield while taking care of the environment.

    Co-founded in 2018 by Norway’s largest fruit farm and a digital venture fund, the team builds user-friendly mobile solutions for horticulture with a specific focus on fruit tree crops.
    Farmable enables field operators, farm managers and agronomists to efficiently track, monitor and record operations through mobile phones while generating a database of farm records to simplify reporting to authorities and marketing organizations.

    Visit: www.farmable.tech
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  • Felco Australia

    For almost 20 years, Melbourne-based company FELCO Australia has been distributing the full range of FELCO secateurs, loppers, saws and power pruners to the Australian market.

    FELCO, the well known Swiss manufacturer of quality secateurs since 1945, prides itself on its exceptional Swiss manufacturing, the availability of spare parts and customer satisfaction.

    FELCO tools are developed to address the needs of professionals who make heavy-duty use of pruning and cutting tools, and look for reliability and productivity.

    FELCO recently released two products to add to their extensive range: the FELCO 211 high performance lopper and the FELCO 630 and 640 curved blade saws. Like all FELCO tools, these offer superior performance, ergonomics and durability.

    FELCO tools are backed by FELCO Australia’s technical knowledge, unique repair service and their complete range of spare parts.

    Contact FELCO Australia for exceptional service and some of the best pruning and cutting tools available, phone 1800 730 257 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • City of Greater Shepparton

    Greater Shepparton City Council has renewed our memorandum of understanding with Fruit Growers Victoria for a further 12 months.

    Greater Shepparton is renowned for being the food bowl of Victoria and the continued economic growth in the agricultural sector is vital to the region’s ongoing prosperity.

    The agreement has objectives and goals that both parties will work toward achieving such as continued skills development, educational opportunities and the promotion of positive agribusiness stories.

    Council supports the industry and encourages FGV members to contact the Economic Development Department to discuss how we can assist you to grow your business.

    Please call Sarah Hardwick on 03 58329 847 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.