HortEx Alliance Associates
HortEx Alliance Incorporated being a grower association uses a range of specialist contractors to ensure that the most up to date technical and economic information is available to our grower members. These associates include PhD scientists and Masters Degree trained horticultural and food technology specialists that can be involved in project evaluation , funding application advice and formulation on behalf of our grower commodity groups. Our specialists have many years of combined experience in soil/water/ fertiliser, pest and disease , economics and accountancy functions relating to horticultural ,viticulture and agricultural production systems. HortEx will appoint relevant specialists to work on committees and teams to assist with project funding applications and to run projects.
Associates include Dr T. Madigan, Mr J. Petty, Mr. D.Eavaneff (CPA), Mr M Colby (Primary Producer Skills Council) Mr I. Lewis and other highly qualified specialist consultants in relevant fields. HortEx does not have permanent staff and has a contract Executive Officer who performs all administration tasks and coordinates research ,development and extension projects.