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The OZblu® Academy

is a school that will ultimately provide both in-classroom and online education facilities, coupled with practical in-field activities on the production of low-chill blueberries.
 The Academy has four areas of focus that align with OZblu’s drive to create sustainable business practices and our vision of making agriculture exciting again.

Bursaries and Post-Graduate Research

This is focused on providing financial support to previously disadvantaged individuals for undergraduate studies in the fields of agronomy, agriculture, horticulture, soil science and food technology. Post-graduate study support will be open to all students provided the research is undertaken on or concerns an OZblu® farm.

Community Access to Education

Low-chill blueberry production creates almost more jobs per hectare for a longer season than any other crop. These rural communities often don’t have access to much-needed services like education. United Exports focuses on re-purposing existing educational content and providing sustainable access to the local communities that are directly linked to OZblu® projects.

Agricultural Education

OZblu® partners with selected agricultural institutions that provide technical agricultural education. This provides the foundation of knowledge for many of the permanent staff on the OZblu® farms.

Sports in Education

Sport forms an integral part of education. OZblu growers already support a number of community-based sporting initiatives. Support on a social and educational level will form part of the foundation of the OZblu Academy.

Get involved

Getting involved in the OZblu Academy is open to all licensed growers of OZblu varieties and our customers.
We would be delighted to hear from you.
Get in touch with us: sales@ozblu.com