Low chill stonefruit varieties in the US are suffering under changing climate conditions, with a lack of cold weather throwing crops into chaos.
The world's banana growers face some major disease challenges but first-world research could help out.
The image of pickers as victims of Australia's horticultural harvest is a strong one at the moment but farmers who pay their wages tell a different story.
Ask Hort Innovation's David Moore, and he'll tell you horticulture is the shining light in Aussie agriculture, but it could shine brighter.
Horticulture needs to share more to make a bigger impact in both Australia and the world, according to speakers at TropAg 2017.
The University of Queensland will open a new Centre of Horticultural Science next year, and it's got some big goals ahead of it.