HOLISTIC ON-FARM SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
In operation for over 25 years, Nursery Production Farm Management System (Nursery Production FMS) offers production nurseries, growing media manufacturers and greenlife markets a means of critically evaluating their businesses and implementing continuous improvement.
Nursery Production FMS programs have received numerous awards and are endorsed by the Smart Approved Watermark.
NURSERY PRODUCTION FMS PROGRAMS
Nursery Industry Accreditation Scheme Australia | NIASA provides guidelines that detail industry best practice to assist businesses to maintain a benchmark standard and undertake continuous improvement. Core areas covered comprise crop hygiene, crop management, and water and site management.
EcoHort | An environmental management system providing businesses a risk assessment pathway to continued improvement and sound environmental stewardship and natural resource management. EcoHort covers a range of areas, from pesticides and chemicals, to energy, waste, pollution, land and soil use, as well as biodiversity, irrigation systems and drainage water.
BioSecure HACCP | A biosecurity program that helps businesses systematically assess and manage current and future pest, disease and weed risks across production areas, and imported and exported material. Businesses certified through BioSecure HACCP may be able to use government approved market access protocols developed for participating businesses.
Over 150 businesses are accredited through Nursery Production FMS programs. Each program is independently audited by professionals. Customers of NIASA Accredited businesses can be assured of reduced-risk plant and growing media stocks. When purchasing stock, look for the Nursery Production FMS logos.
Australia and New Zealand. For a list of accredited businesses visit nurseryproductionfms.com.au