New plan to fill harvest jobs
Jobseekers are being urged under a new Morrison Government scheme to take up work on farms or face losing their welfare payments for up to a month.
The Victorian Government announced $5million for the Horticulture Development Plan at Tatura last week.
A Greater Shepparton delegation to China and Indonesia has met with AusTrade Commissioners, advocating for apple and pear protocols to be developed.
A Shepparton delegation has been in China and Indonesia to showcase the region’s fruit product and boost trade opportunities.
Coca-Cola Amatil could sell fruit processor SPC at the end of a review announced by the food and beverage company as part of its six-monthly financial results report.
Agriculture Victoria’s David Williams has been recognised for his decades of work, recently receiving a prestigious award.
Australian apple and pear growers are invited to attend free training in integrated pest and disease management to help preserve orchard health and viability.
State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed has called on the Victorian Government to address the growing flying fox problem in the region.
Orchard and farm workers from the Malaysian community in the Shepparton area are extremely thankful to a Tatura manufacturing business which has donated second-hand work boots to be distributed among them.
Fruit Growers Victoria has announced the election of Mitchell McNab as the organisation’s chairman.
Australian apple and pear growers, pest management scouts and advisers are being encouraged to participate in a short survey to share their experience and knowledge about integrated pest disease management practices.
Struggling to make a profit, growers anxious about their fruit deliveries, competition from cheap imports — some things remain the same, as Coca Cola Amatil managing director Alison Watkins remarked last week.
Country News: When Coca Cola Amatil took over SPC there were high expectations of a transformation under a leading Australian marketing company. Some people are surprised it is taking so long for change.
Australia’s rockmelon industry is getting a helping hand from the Federal Government to help it recover from a deadly listeria outbreak that gutted the industry.
Fruit Growers Victoria has received $18000 from the Federal Government to develop a 12-month program of selected activities for fruit growers and industry chain partners to expose them to best practice information and technology in the horticulture industry.
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