Seeking trade opportunities
A Shepparton delegation has been in China and Indonesia to showcase the region’s fruit product and boost trade opportunities.
Home gardeners, commercial growers and community groups have been enlisted to stop the spread of Queensland fruit fly.
Agriculture Victoria’s David Williams has been recognised for his decades of work, recently receiving a prestigious award.
The Victorian Government is promising a review of the Melbourne Market at Epping, after persistent complaints from stallholders over rent increases and other operational issues.
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.
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.
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.
POLICE are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Moama woman Jasmine Armstrong. The 18-year-old was last seen at a Northcote address about 7pm on Tuesday, 21 August. Police have concerns for her welfare as her disappearance is out...
POLICE are investigating the death of a man killed in a motorbike accident at a Bunnaloo property on Sunday.
Emergency services are on their way to a two-vehicle accident in Wyuna. The accident is believed to be serious and occurred on the corner of Trevaskis and Hawdon roads about 3.10pm. Police have not confirmed if it is a fatal. More to come