Free pest info offered
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.
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.
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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.
After taking over his family’s organic stone fruit and vegetable farming business, Lake Boga grower Nathan Free embarked on a Nuffield Scholarship to help fill the production and knowledge gaps facing Australia’s organic farming industry.
Consumers of SPC products can expect a change to the company’s product labels from now on.
A quartet of Goulburn Valley locals have returned from a Canadian tour spent sharing knowledge regarding farm and orchard management with their overseas counterparts.
The much debated Labour Hire Licensing Bill finally passed parliament last week, which the Victorian Government says will protect the most vulnerable workers.
Authorities in the Northern Territory have ruled out the widespread destruction of citrus plants to protect the industry, despite an eighth case of canker disease being detected.
A new hydroponic fruit and vegetable farm will bring about 200 new jobs to Benalla.
A trio of northern Victorians have been recognised for their work in the horticulture industry, taking out a number of Apple and Pear Australia’s 2018 awards last week.
Fruit Growers Victoria’s inaugural conference is coming to Shepparton on August 16 and 17, with the event designed to bring the industry together to share information.
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