Rugby Farm

Committed to Growing a Healthy Australia

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Growing Regions

We produce over 10 000 acres of vegetable crops each year throughout our combined growing regions.

  • Lockyer Valley – Gatton, Lowood and Fernvale
  • Darling Downs – Clifton
  • Southern Queensland – Amiens, Kyoomba and Listern
  • North Queensland – Bowen and Ayr
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Gatton

Located in the Lockyer Valley in South East Queensland, approximately 100 kilometres west of Brisbane.

Produce Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Lettuce no no no no yes yes yes yes yes yes no no
Cauliflower no no no no yes yes yes yes yes yes no no
Wombok no no no no yes yes yes yes yes yes no no
Broccoli no no no yes yes yes yes yes yes yes no no
Corn yes yes yes yes yes yes no no no no yes yes
Green Beans yes yes yes yes yes no no no no no yes yes
Baby Corn yes yes yes yes yes yes no no no no yes yes
Watermelon yes yes yes yes no no no no no no yes yes

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Lowood & Fernvale

Located in the Lockyer Valley. North east of Gatton. It experiences similar climatic conditions to Gatton.

Produce Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Lettuce no no no no yes yes yes yes yes yes no no
Cauliflower no no no no yes yes yes yes yes yes no no
Broccoli no no no yes yes yes yes yes yes yes no no
Corn yes yes yes yes yes yes no no no no yes yes
Green Beans yes yes yes yes yes no no no no no yes yes
Wombok no no no no yes yes yes yes yes yes no no
Watermelon yes yes yes yes no no no no no no yes yes

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Clifton

Located approximately 1 hours drive south west of Gatton on the Darling Downs. Cooler climatic conditions than Gatton,

Produce Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Cauliflower yes yes yes yes yes yes no no no no yes yes
Broccoli yes yes yes yes yes yes no no no yes yes yes
Watermelon yes yes yes no no no no no no no no yes

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Southern Queensland

Stanthorpe is located in the Granite Belt approximately 2.5 hours South West from Brisbane. This is a high altitude region with cooler summer temperatures making it ideal for summer vegetable production.

Produce Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Lettuce yes yes yes yes yes no no no no yes yes yes
Cauliflower yes yes yes yes yes yes no no no yes yes yes
Broccoli yes yes yes yes yes no no no no yes yes yes
Green Beans yes yes yes no no no no no no no no yes
Wombok yes yes yes yes yes no no no no yes yes yes

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Bowen

Bowen is located in North Queensland half way between Mackay and Townsville. Its warm winters make it ideal for growing corn and beans. We farm over 1800 acres which is a combination of owned and leased farming land.

Produce Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Corn no no no no yes yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Green Beans no no no no yes yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Baby Corn no no no no yes yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Watermelon no no no no yes yes yes yes yes yes yes no

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Ayr

Ayr is located in North Queensland 1 hours drive south of Townsville. Our farm is located adjacent to the Burdekin River. We grow corn on this farm during the winter.

Produce Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Corn no no no no yes yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Green Beans no no no no yes yes yes yes yes yes no no

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