HFF Grower Membership: $112
Industry Member: $310
Supporter Member: $66
Affiliate Member: $66
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Grower membership is as it states, for commercial growers of hydroponic produce. Membership does not include membership into the PCA our national protected cropping association. www.protectedcroppingaustralia.com but will entitle Grower members to a discounted rate to join the PCA. The PCA will invoice members and the HFF strongly recommends that Growers support the National Organization
Industy membership is for supporting trade groups selling products/training/expertise to the hydroponic industry. (Does not include membership to the PCA, our national protected cropping association). www.protectedcroppingaustralia.com but will entitle Industry members to a discounted rate to join the PCA. The PCA will invoice members.
The HFF strongly recommends that Industry Members support the National Organization.
Secondary Member: One Primary member of a company may nominate secondary members who belong to the same company for a discounted membership rate.
A supporter is a person interested in hydroponic methods of growing fruit vegetables flowers or plants, but not engaged in commercial growing or in providing goods or services to growers; or people who are retired or used to be in the business, but are no longer commercially active, but wish to be kept informed. Does not entitle discounts to Conferences or Grower Meetings.
An affiliate membership is an organisation (or its appointed representative) having objectives in common with those of the Federation; ie schools groups, publications, government agencies etc. Does not entitle discounts to Conferences or Grower Meetings.
WHAT EXACTLY DO I GET BEING A GROWER MEMBER OF THE HFF?:
HFF membership gives you access to industry information via newsletters email alerts, website access and grower meetings, which are held in Victoria at least three times in non conference years. Discounted Joining Fee to Membership of the national hydroponic body the PCA. Substantial discounts to the HFF bi-ennial conferences and grower meetings.
Throughout the course of the year, the HFF supports industry iniatives, such as the Bumblebee submission to introduce the species into Australia, ongoing financial support for IPM research and development, careful scrutiny of any legislation that could possibly affect (in either a positive or negative way) our hydroponic industry, ie: ammonium nitrate legislation.
The HFF through its limited resources tries to be a collective voice to local and federal government for the Hydroponic industry.