The Almond Board of Australia supports the development and communication chain within the almond industry. We understand it is important to find products and services you need therefore this directory is a useful tool designed to help our growers and industry suppliers connect.

Ag Dynamics

Stuart Pettigrew, the owner of Ag Dynamics, has been working with the almond industry since 1993 in a range of different roles. Ag Dynamics specialises in advisory services aimed at optimising the performance and profitability of almond orchards. Services are offered to established growers, corporate investors or those considering a move to almond production.

10/212 Kensington Road, MARRYATVILLE SA 5068

Ag Guard

Ag Guards’ focus is to access the best available options from the agency and insurer markets, deliver qualified insurance advice with particular attention to personal service. With a shift in technology and ease of access to information, we sometimes forget the value of meeting and doing business face to face.

Ag Guard concentrates on doing the simple things well and whole heartedly believes that business is all about relationships and the only way to manage these relationships is through offering the highest level of personal service. Ag Guard guides you through these decisions allowing you to concentrate on and manage other important aspects of your business.

P.O. Box 164, MILSONS POINT NSW 1565

Agromillora

Located approximately 10km out of Mildura in Irymple, Agromillora Australia supply both high health rootstocks and potted smart trees.

PO Box 5047, Mildura, Vic 3500

AgVita Analytical

AgVita Analytical is an efficient and professional laboratory offering a premium service for soil, plant and water nationally. We use the very latest in technology. Our turn-around time is fast. Plant and water results are reported on the day they arrive, and soil tests take no more than five days; we test every day.

AgVita Analytical is truly independent. We have no affiliation with consultants or fertiliser companies. Talk to us today and experience the AgVita difference!

PO Box 188, DEVONPORT TAS 7310

Almondco

Built by almond growers, for the benefit of almond growers Almondco is grower owned. Specialising in processing, value adding and marketing of almonds for growers.

Alvan Blanch

Alvan Blanch is a British manufacturing and project engineering company with a global outlook, specialising in the design, production and supply of quality machines and integrated systems for the primary and secondary processing of agricultural produce and waste materials. We are proud of the reputation we have gained over more than 60 years for the quality of our innovative and reliable products and for the personal service that we give to all of our customers. An exceptionally wide product range encompasses some stages of mechanical processing for most of the world’s crops, varying in scale from individual machines to large-scale industrial projects.

5910 Muirfield Place, Sanctuary Cove, Queensland, Australia 4212

Ausbuds

Ausbuds produces and supplies virus tested rootstock material for the almond industry eg seed, sprouted seed, seedlings and hybrid rootstock.

PO Box 379, SOMMERVILLE VIC 3912

Australian Frost Fans

Australian Frost Fans is the sister business to New Zealand Frost Fans, which manufactures the FrostBoss™ range of frost fans. The FrostBoss™ C49 (4-blade machine) is the best-selling machine in Australia and New Zealand. The FrostBoss™ C49 was developed with help from former Team New Zealand aerodynamics research engineer, Richard Karn, to optimise noise reduction by using a greater blade working area and slower rotational speed than a 2-blade fan. In addition, the much higher blade passage frequency of the 4-blade fan means the noise signature no longer has a low-frequency beating sound, similar to an Iroquois helicopter.

AustSafe Super

We’re the industry super fund dedicated to rural and regional Australia. For over 25 years, we’ve been committed to looking after members’ super throughout their working lives and into retirement.

Wherever you work, whatever you do, we can help you take control of your super at every stage of your life and career.

BASF

At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society.

Level 12, 28 Freshwater Place, VIC 3006 Southbank, Australia

Bayer Crop Science

Bayer Crop Science supplies leading brands backed by expert advice in the areas of crop protection, seeds and plant biotechnology, and non-agricultural pest control. The combination of our Australian-based R&D and our globally acquired insights allows us to keep developing and delivering high-performance insecticides, herbicides, fungicides and seed treatments specifically designed for Australian markets.

391–393 Tooronga Road Hawthorn East VIC 3123 Australia

Ben Thomas Consulting

Ben Thomas Consulting was established in March 2010 to provide clients throughout Australia with a high level of independent technical expertise. Principal Consultant, Ben Thomas (B. Ag. Sc. (Hons), PhD, CPAg), is a successful and experienced consultant with expertise in crop production, plant nutrition and soil management in a wide range of perennial and annual crops, including almonds. As the owner-operator of the business, Ben guarantees a personal, direct and cost-effective service.

PO Box 1268, BLACKWOOD SA 5051

Bright Light AgriBusiness

Unit 7/435 Williamstown Road, Port Melbourne VIC 3207

Costa Brothers

Contract hullers, shellers and packers of Australian almonds. The Costa family has been growing and processing almonds in South Australia for over 50 years. They are highly experienced and highly respected within the industry for their attention to quality. Their new hulling, shelling and packing plant located in Swan Reach, South Australia, is poised and available to process the expanding industry tonnage now and predicted over the coming years.

Contact us today for your hulling, shelling and packing needs.

Jo Pippos, General Manager

PO Box 43, 238 Stott Highway, SWAN REACH SA 5354

Cowanna Almond Harvesting Pty Ltd

Cowanna Almond Harvesting Pty Ltd is the Australia distributor for all Flory, OMC and Jackrabbit machinery and parts. Prompt service is guaranteed and service of all machinery is available. An extensive supply of spare parts is on hand for your convenience.

PO Box 4, Merbein 3505

E.E. Muir & Sons Pty.Ltd.

E.E. Muir & Sons Pty.Ltd. is a privately-owned company, wholly owned by the Muir family. The company is a major distributor of fertilisers, chemicals, seeds and other farm supplies to the Australian agriculture industry. The company has long recognised the importance of providing the right information and backups to its customers by employing highly qualified field staff. These technical-oriented and experienced consultants are able to advise growers and assist them to achieve optimum yields and maximum profits.

18 Raymond Road, Laverton Nth, Victoria 3026

Elders

As a leading Agribusiness and an iconic brand in rural and regional Australia, our key focus is to help you succeed whatever your goals. To enjoy a successful outcome today’s farmers need to be experts in every aspect of their farming business, which is where we can help. Our links to markets, production expertise, national network and access to leading farm supplies brands means you can be certain we have a solution whatever your needs.

PO Box 551, Adelaide, SA 5000

Enviromist

Incorporating Micron Sprayers Ltd, Micronair and Enviromist Industries Pty companies, Micron Group is a leading manufacturer of specialist sprayers and weed control equipment for a wide range of applications worldwide.

P.O. Box 1246, Berri SA 5343

Exact Corp

At Exact, we build harvesting equipment made by farmers, for farmers. As a farmer, you need equipment that is innovative, durable, and increases your productivity. Your needs have become our goals.

Exact Corp is a California-based manufacturer focused on innovation, giving growers the tools they need to be profitable while also eliminating the dust issue at harvest time. Exact offers a complete line of equipment for every phase of nut production.

5143 Blue Gum Ave, Modesto, CA 95358

Flory Industries

Flory Industries is considered the leader in the field of nut-harvesting equipment, with sales worldwide for harvesting almonds, cashews, chestnuts, figs, hazelnuts, macadamia, pecans, tung nut and walnuts.

4737 Toomes Road, Salida, CA 95368

Gallard

Gallards believe in only using the most reliable cost-effective machinery and that’s the reason we are the agents for Air O Fan sprayers and Afron Mechanical Pruners. Gallards have introduced technology from all over the world enabling us to do operations that have never been achieved or seen here in Australia before.

Gallards have expanded its services to offer MULCHING, MECHANICAL PRUNING, HAND PRUNING and GROUND PREPARATION utilising an extensive range of equipment.

GOANNA PRODUCE PTY LTD

We specialise in the growing, importing and marketing of organic certified almonds.

Lot 24, Heaslip Road, GAWLER RIVER SA 5118

Graham’s Factree Pty Ltd

Graham’s Factree Pty Ltd is a family run business operating from the Yarra Valley, we supply quality nursery trees all throughout Australia. Independence™ (‘Alm 21’) is available exclusively from Graham’s Factree. Talk to us today about the benefits of planting this Self Pollinating and Self Fertile cultivar from Zaiger Genetics Inc.

We supply many different types of rootstocks and would be happy to discuss your individual requirements.

PO Box 316, Gembrook VIC 3783

Grochem Australia

Grochem Australia is a subsidiary of the Grochem Group which is a New Zealand based Company founded in 1993. The Company specialises in Plant Nutrition, Insecticides, Fungicides, Herbicides, Plant Growth Regulators, Adjuvants, Biologicals, Thinning and Pheromones.

The business continues to grow rapidly driven by the needs of the Horticultural industry within Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Grochem works very closely with innovative scientists and researchers to develop new and viable products that are effective and environmentally sustainable. This in turn is helping the industry meet the challenging demands of consumers and enabling crops to be grown more sustainably.

Grochem Australia’s product range has many unique label use patterns across fungicides, insecticides, adjuvants and specialty products, along with a significant and ever-expanding Product Development program. Grochem’s philosophy is that; We listen, We Research and Develop, and We deliver.

Growtek

Growtek are suppliers of quality 1 and 2 year old almond trees since 1999.

Specialising in supplying large developments, grown on virus tested rootstock and Almond Board of Australia scion material.

Haifa Group

Haifa Group is an Israel-based multinational corporation and a globally leading supplier of potassium nitrate for agriculture and industry, specialty plant nutrients and food phosphates. Renowned for its pioneering spirit and innovative solutions, Haifa was founded in 1966 by the Israeli government and under private ownership since 1989. Haifa’s global operations span in over 100 countries across 5 continents with 12 subsidiaries and 3 production plants

PO Box 224 Southland, VIC, 3192

ICT International

ICT International’s unique family of digital sensors and data loggers have been developed to measure key plant and soil parameters for the advancement of plant and soils research or fundamental understanding of plant function, as well as addressing the physiological limitations, water availability, climate change, evaluation of plant genetics and breeding programs.

PO Box 503, Armidale, NSW, 2350

Jackrabbit

In 1981, Jackrabbit began with Earl Anderson’s observation that growers needed a better, more efficient harvesting system. He interviewed grower after grower, searching for an answer to the efficiency question. He listened and designed the first Jackrabbit bank out system. Over the years new improvements have been made and the system has evolved into Jackrabbit’s industry-leading design.

The Jackrabbit harvest systems save the grower time and money, two valuable assets to any business. Yet, Jackrabbit continues to operate on a personal level, interacting with each grower, providing a personal touch.

471 S Industrial Ave, Ripon, CA 95366

KC Horticultural Nursery

We have a non toxic farming philosophy which includes soil fertility building and essential soil microbe inoculation.

P.O. Box 1054, Mildura, Vic 3502

Kilter Rural

Kilter Rural offers a variety of options to assist irrigators manage their water requirements.
Kilter Rural works with irrigators across the southern connected Murray Darling Basin and has developed a suite of Water Solutions to match their requirements.

The Water Solutions on offer are consistently being refined as Kilter Rural works closely with its clients to ensure that solutions delivered match their individual requirements.

L&T Almonds

Supplier of quality Almond Nursery Trees across the industry. Please call if you have any enquiries regarding rootstocks and varieties. Always happy to discuss future plantings.

PO Box 899, ROBINVALE VIC 3549

Laragon Pty Ltd

Laragon Pty Ltd is a highly equipped and efficient huller and sheller, operating 24 hours, 6 days per week. Located at Lindsay Point in the Riverland, South Australia.

PO Box 1542, RENMARK SA 5341

MAIT Industries

MAIT Industries are leaders in design, installation and maintenance of soil moisture, environmental monitoring and irrigation control systems for Agriculture, Turf and Environmental applications.

26/26 Burgess Rd, Bayswater Victoria 3153

MEA

We’re based in Adelaide, South Australia and were founded in 1984 by our ever-committed Engineering Director, Andrew Skinner. We bring soil moisture monitoring, renewable energy and plant science technologies to your business, with a view to turning art into science.

Throughout the past 25+ years, we’ve worked with people just like you in every sector of the agricultural industry. While doing this, we’ve also poked and probed most corners of our wide, brown land.

41 Vine Street, PO Box 476, Magill, SA 5072

Mossmont Nurseries Pty Ltd

Wholesale nursery situated in Griffith NSW. Supplier of all almond varieties grown on virus tested Nemaguard and hybrid rootstocks. Licensee of protected varieties for The Burchell Nursery Inc.(California) Budwood sourced from the Almond Board of Australia.

PO Box 1683, GRIFFITH NSW 2680

Nelson

Nelson Manufacturing Company builds the Nelson Hardie air-blast orchard sprayers, Orchard Cab for Low Profile tractors and Nelson Tree Squirrel orchard pruning tower.

Located in Yuba City, CA, we pride ourselves with providing quality equipment that is not only durable and delivers exceptional performance, but requires very little maintenance and is easy to operate.

Sunrise Ag, 393 Benetook Avenue, Mildura, VIC 3500

Netafim

Netafim is the global leader in smart drip and micro-irrigation solutions for a sustainable future. Since introducing the world’s first drip irrigation solutions in 1965, we have led the way by developing products that help our customers optimize results.

213-217 Fitzgerald Road, Laverton North, VIC 3026

NPA

NPA is one of the major processors of almonds in Australia, with its factory located in Loxton, South Australia. Our state of the art facility is worlds best practice, compete with high speed colour sorters to ensure maximum removal of foreign material and scratch damage. All product undergoes final, quality hand-grading.

249 Wright Street, GPO Box 2238, ADELAIDE SA 5000

Nufarm

Nufarm is one of the world’s leading crop protection companies. Nufarm provides a comprehensive range of products for growers to use to protect their crops against weeds, insects and disease. Nufarm is an ASX listed company.

190 Cormack Road, Wingfield, SA 5013

OCP

OCP has been operating in Australia since 1991. We are a leading manufacturer and distributor of crop protection and nutritional products for growers who are focused on Integrated Pest & Disease Management and improving the health of their soils.

OCP is focused on food production that supports bio-diversity and builds the fertility and stability of our ancient and fragile soils. We believe agroecology and restorative agricultural practices are the cornerstones of the continuing prosperity of Australian Agriculture and its image as a supplier of “Clean & Green” produce. We also believe that our highly urbanised lifestyles need to reconnect with the land and producing organic food at home is a vehicle that connects that divide and allows us to appreciate that food production should never be taken for granted.

Unit 1/61 Turrella Street, TURRELLA NSW 2205

Olam Edible Nuts

Olam takes pride in sticking to our principles and living our values, one of which is having a strong customer focus. We continuously strive for high customer satisfaction through building positive long-term relationships with our customers and understanding and respecting their needs. To emphasise this focus, we have established a global marketing and distribution network with direct Olam representatives for most of the major almond-consuming regions.

Olam’s experienced Marketing Managers help provide a link that facilitates information flow from our customers direct to our almond production teams. We pride ourselves on our unique capacity to provide direct paddock-to-warehouse solutions from both our almond origins. Together with nurturing positive long-term relationships with our customers, we strive to support them in growing their businesses.

55 Wyandra Street, Newstead QLD 4006

OLEA Nursery

Wholesale nursery situated in Manjimup, Western Australia. Suppliers of Nemaguard and Peach/Almond rootstocks. The dedicated team at the nursery endeavours to delivery quality trees and is constantly looking to source new rootstocks and varieties for both commercial growers and the retail sector.

RMB 44 Mitchelldean Road , MANJIMUP WA 6258

OMC

Our plans for tomorrow are as bold as yours. Orchard Machinery Corporation has new research and development on the horizon, new partnerships and a renewed dedication to leadership, values and hard work — the same qualities that made us an industry leader for decades. Each day, we grow our relationships and establish the trust of growers and operators alike, while providing them with a steady flow of the most innovative and effective orchard equipment available.
We are building a new and special kind of manufacturing company. The change, the excitement, the opportunities are infectious.

2700 Colusa Highway, Yuba City, CA 95993

Omnia Specialties

Omnia Specialities Australia is a leading manufacturer of Humate and Fulvate products based in Victoria Australia. The Humates and Fulvates are made from top quality leonardite.

PO BOX 5311, Brandon Park, VIC, 3150

Orchard Fruits Nursery Pty Ltd

Propagators of Almond and Fruit trees for the orchard industry, supplying local and interstate clients, nursery visits welcomed.

PO Box 1716, Loxton SA 5333

Orchard-Rite

Orchard-Rite was born in 1967, in the U.S. Today Orchard-Rite headquarters has grown into a 130k manufacturing facility where they produce high-quality frost protection frost fans and nut harvesting tree shakers. Whether you’re harvesting almonds, pecans, or walnuts, Orchard-Rite makes a shaker to fit your needs. The Monoboom® is used for trunk and limb shaking. The Bullet®, with trunk shaking ability, can be driven down the rows, from tree to tree, with no need for backing.

Orchard-Rite’s Wind Machines are engineered to achieve dependable frost protection and with the highest degree of durability and longevity. Simply put, Orchard-Rite Wind Machines are built to last.

Frost Fan Sales: Andrew Jolley (AJ), ajolley@sunriseag.com.au, 0428 839 182
Shaker Sales: Ray Pickering, rpickering@sunriseag.com.au, 0427 283 220

Australian Representative
Pat Sullivan, patsullivan@orchard-rite.com, 0429 814 070

Orchard- Rite USA
www.orchard-rite.com

Sunrise Ag, 393 Benetook Avenue, Mildura, VIC 3500

Pippos Technology Solutions

At Pippos Technology Solutions, we pride ourselves on being passionate about computers and technology. Our staff are at the forefront of all the latest technology – whether its removal or prevention of a dangerous new virus or helping you to decide what is right for your home or business – we are there when you need us most.

Rabobank

Rabobank is the world’s leading specialist in food and agribusiness banking. We provide customised banking and finance to organisations involved in the food and agribusiness chain.

Level 1, 5 Riverview Drive, BERRI SA 5343

Rivulis

Headquartered in Israel with manufacturing and distribution in markets throughout the world, Rivulis Irrigation offers a full line of irrigation products including drip lines, drip tapes, filters, hose and tubing, sprinklers, sprays and valves.
Rivulis Irrigation products are sold through our network of dealer partner in several markets including agriculture, horticulture, landscape and mining.

13-15 Duntroon Street, Brendale Queensland 4500

SACOA

SACOA is a leading developer, formulator and supplier of adjuvants in Australia for the use and incorporation in agricultural crop protection products, to improve and enhance performance and effectiveness.

PO Box 469, Claremont, WA, 6910

Seasol

Seasol has been manufacturing and marketing organic and environmentally friendly products for over 30 years. Our growing range of plant tonics, fertilisers and water saving products are designed to help keep both gardens and the planet green and beautiful.

Seasol is Certified Organic in Australia by Australian Organic Ltd (formerly Biological Farmers of Australia), in New Zealand by BioGrow, in Europe through Organic Farmers and Growers and in the USA by Omri.

1027 Mountain Hwy, Bayswater, VIC, 3153

Select Harvest

Our Carina West site is a state of the art almond processing facility capable of processing high volumes of product daily, without affecting quality. A 3 stage huller and 9 stage sheller minimise product damage, kernel passes through 2 colour sorters, sized into bins with excellent traceability and reporting.

Packing (inshell and kernel), fumigation, drying and pasteurisation also available.

Processing Division
Email: dwright@selectharvests.com.au
www.selectharvests.com.au
444 Robinvale/Hattah Road, WEMEN VIC 3549

360 Settlement Road, PO Box 5, THOMASTOWN VIC 3074

SJB

Specialty liquid nutrient products for agriculture purposes. We supply quality foliar chelates, control release (CR) soil liquids, natural seaweed/fish emulsion stimulants, crop protectants and much more. In addition, we offer soil, tissue and sap analysis, as well as interpretation of analyses and free no-obligation nutrition programs.

SLTEC

SLTEC is a leading manufacturer of fluid Fertilizers, based in North Central Victoria. The business was established in 2005 by the McMaster family, who for several generations have worked in the horticultural, irrigation and fertilizer industries, both throughout Australia and overseas.

SLTEC considers itself an innovator in the fluid fertilizer space and has forged a strong alliance with a major US manufacturer. The companies work together in Research & Development and raw material acquisition.

PO Box 43, TONGALA VIC 3621

Spraygro

Spraygro Liquid Fertilizers manufacture a wide range of NPK Liquid Fertilizers, specializing in Trace Elements to correct/maximise plant growth.

Spraygro Liquid Fertilizers began in the 1980s, when leading farmers and government agricultural extension officers realised the benefit of applying Trace Elements. Crops deficient in certain elements could be rapidly and efficiently corrected in the same growing season by applying Spraygro Liquid Fertilizer Trace Elements as a foliar application to crops.

76-80 Grand Trunkway, Gillman, SA, 5013

Stoller

Stoller Australia is a leader in the provision of liquid nutrients and crop empowerment products. These are nutrients and co-factors that make the plant healthier and more productive. The range includes a full complement of primary, secondary and micronutrients as well as proprietary products designed to achieve specific crop production outcomes.

Stoller has a national team of territory and technical staff focusing on field support, research and product development. Distribution is through a national network of trusted dealers with access to Stoller warehouses throughout the country.

1 Creswell Road, Largs Bay, SA

Swan Almonds

Almond processing and marketing, buying selling and distribution of almonds.

PO Box 121, SWAN REACH SA 5354

Tayper

Tayper’s team of professional consultants and agents provide you with custom-made freight packages, specialising in regular sized cargo as well as out-of-gauge and over-dimensional cargo. With over 40 years unparalleled logistics experience, we offer a full-service complement; we do what others can’t.

From basic packages to comprehensive projects, we organize tailored, timely and secure importing and exporting of your goods – ensuring a seamless experience end to end.

We are a proudly South Australian independently owned and operated international freight forwarding, customs brokerage and logistics company based right here in Adelaide. Contact us today and discover how we can help you.

Evans Street (PO Box 377), Port Adelaide SA 5015

TORO

At The Toro Company, we take great pride in helping our customers enrich the beauty, productivity, and sustainability of the land. Through a strong network of professional distributors, dealers and retailers in more than 90 countries, we proudly offer a wide range of products across a family of global brands to help agricultural growers.
Agriculture – With an expanding population, growers around the world are looking to technologies that help increase the productivity of existing land and maximize precious water resources. Toro’s drip irrigation solutions help growers of permanent, field and row crops around the world realize substantial benefits in yield, quality and water savings from the precise application of water and nutrients.

53 Howards Road, Beverley SA 5009

Waterfind

Waterfind Founded in 2003, Waterfind is Australia’s leading water management company. For more than a decade, the company has been offering irrigators and water authorities a simple, efficient solution to manage their water requirements.waterfind Founded in 2003, Waterfind is Australia’s leading water management company. For more than a decade, the company has been offering irrigators and water authorities a simple, efficient solution to manage their water requirements.Our online trading platform has been used by more than 11,000 customers across key irrigation districts in SA, VIC, NSW, QLD and WA.

Adelaide – Level 2, 108 King William St, Adelaide SA 5000Griffith – Shop 14, 130-140 Banna Ave, Griffith NSW 2680 Mildura – 108 Langtree Ave, Mildura VIC 3500

Weiss McNair

We have everything you need to take care of your nut harvesting business. Our goal at Weiss McNair is to be there with you, where it happens, when it’s happening, leading the way. We have been there first with most of the harvest innovations of the last 40+ years and we intend to be there for generations to come.

USA Head Office

Email: ldemmer@weissmcnair.com
www.weissmcnair.com
100 Loren Avenue, Chico, CA 95928

Sunrise Ag, 393 Benetook Avenue, Mildura, VIC 3500

Woolenook Fruits

Contract tree shaking, sweeping and pick-up.

PO Box 164, PARINGA SA 5340

Yara’s

Yara’s main focus has been on providing leading crop nutrition, specialising in dry applied, water soluble and foliar fertilisers. With different company names and structures, evolving from Nipro bulk liquid products, Phosyn foliar micro-nutrient products, and Hydro Agri to Yara Australia, the company has provided customers in Australia with superior products, services and expert advice for 20 years.

McMahons Point NSW 2060

Zadco

Zadco For Quality Gro Pty Ltd is an Australian agricultural company which has primarily specialised in plant nutrition. Our specialised and qualified team of agronomists, horticulturists and viticulturists have an array of experiences in locations varying from the Middle East, Europe, Americas and the Asia Pacific region.

P.O. Box 6973, Baulkham Hills BC, NSW 2153, Australia