Melons in comeback
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.
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.
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.
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.
More than 40 orchardists and industry representatives listened to three guest speakers at an orchard walk at Tatura on June 1.
Recent cool weather has brought relief for Queensland fruit fly control across the Goulburn Murray region, according to Goulburn Murray Valley regional fruit fly co-ordinator Ross Abberfield.
For Barolli Orchards’ Nathan Barolli, being nominated for the 2018 Young Grower of the Year Award is a humbling experience.
Citrus growers have put the Federal Government on notice to maintain a healthy trade relationship with China as the industry announces record seasons.
A student from Italy’s University of Palermo completed part of his PhD at Agriculture Victoria’s Tatura research station, focusing on the use of leaf and fruit sensors to determine tree water status.
The proposed Labour Hire Licensing Bill will do little to improve conditions for workers in the horticultural industry, according to the VFF.
Two major glasshouse projects have been completed in the Goulburn Valley, with the combined $20million investment creating more than 90 jobs across the region.
POLICE arrested two people and seized some drugs after swooping on a car outside Echuca Big W this morning. Members from the Bendigo Central Victorian Response Unit handcuffed an Echuca woman and man in the carpark about 8.45am following an...
A dramatic police chase came to a screeching halt in Tallygaroopna this afternoon, leaving locals stunned and grateful no-one was injured. The hour long chase reportedly reached speeds of nearly 200 kph as seven police pursuit vehicles attempted to...
A house is on fire in Elizabeth St Echuca with several fire crews on scene. Emergency services were called to the house at 8.35pm. The blaze is not yet under control. More to come