Victorian mushroom producer Chris McLoghlin of The Organic Mushroom Farm has taken out this year’s prestigious AUSVEG Young Grower of the Year Award.
The award, sponsored by Corteva Agriscience™, the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, was announced at the Gala Dinner at the 2018 Hort Connections Conference held in Brisbane on Wednesday 20th June, 2018.
Chris is the founder and director of The Organic Mushroom Farm which markets the Mycelia Organics brand of mushrooms through independent grocers and the major retailers nationally. The Farm is the largest certified organic mushroom farming company in Australia.
|Business||The Organic Mushroom Farm|
|Crop Focus||Salad lines and baby broccoli|
|Business||McCain Foods Limited|
|Favourite Beneficial Bug||Ladybird and Hoverfly - they eat a LOT of bad bugs|
|Expertise||Manager - All Operations|
|Crop Focus||Bunch Lines|
|Business||Scotties Point Farms|
|Crop Focus||Onions, Broccoli and Beetroot|
|Business||Corrigan Produce Farms|
|Crop Focus||Baby Cos, Celery, Kale, Leeks,|
|Silverbeet,Pak Choy, Onions|
|Methods||Integrated Pest Management|
|Crop Focus||Tropical Fruits, Vegetable Production|
|Methods||Permaculture and IPM - We work with what|
|we’ve got with soil health and nutrition|