Tasmania supplies the nation with some of the highest quality fresh and frozen vegetables. Everyday Australian’s all over the country consume peas, beans, carrots, potatoes and many other vegetables grown in our fertile soils. Tasmanian producers pride themselves on driving profitability and sustainability for their industry, with ever narrowing margins and a variable climate, staying at the forefront of technology and research is paramount for the industry. The Tasmanian vegetable industry is a stalwart of the economy, employing thousands of people either directly and indirectly. This key Tasmanian agricultural industry thrives, thanks largely to the passionate farmers in this industry.

The TFGA’s Vegetable Council is a passionate advocate for the Tasmanian vegetable industry and for TFGA members. It works closely with all levels of government, and with peak industry bodies and stakeholders. The TFGA Vegetable Council is made of, and directed by Tasmanian vegetable growers, these TFGA members are shaping the future of Tasmania’s vegetable industry.

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2020 Federal Budget

The TFGA welcomes the 2020 Federal Budget and the raft of announcements that will support…

Independent review to allow the import of washed and ready to eat potatoes into Tasmania from South Australia

The TFGA welcomes the announcement this afternoon by The Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water…

The Conditional Exemption to import potatoes from South Australia

The Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association has welcomed the release of the independent review into…

Tasmanian potato industry, the review of the IRA

After a meeting of TFGA Potato grower representatives and a fresh market representative today the…

Drought Community Outreach Event

The National Drought and Flood Agency and Rotary Australia are bringing one stop shops to…