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In the current tight times, many dairy farmers will be considering use of nitrogen fertiliser to boost pasture production and assist to fill feed gaps.
While there are temporary shortages of workers in some regions during peak harvest periods, MADEC says the total working hours contributed by visiting seasonal farm workers for horticulture is at an all-time high.
My Kitchen Rules contestants Mick and Jodie-Anne Barlow teamed up with Ardmona orchardist Rocky Varapodio last week to support the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
Solving the labour supply challenge must be front of mind for all political candidates ahead of this year’s federal election, according to AUSVEG chief executive officer James Whiteside.
Changes to the Horticulture Code officially came into effect on Monday, despite widespread opposition from the industry.
Growers, community groups and the horticulture industry are encouraged to apply for government funding to combat Queensland fruit fly.
New orchard technology is seeking to transform data collection and help improve orchard management.
Apple and Pear Australia Limited is looking to cover all bases during the upcoming federal election campaign by promoting a national netting program as an election priority.
An upcoming orchard walk will look at achieving optimum quality more consistently using examples from some of the most advanced orchard systems worldwide.
From orchards to packing sheds, students from six Shepparton schools received an access-all-areas tour of large-scale local fruit growing and packing business JefTomson last week.
Sterile Queensland fruit flies are set to be dropped from the sky above Cobram in a bid to curb the spread of the pest.
It is hoped a two-week biosecurity blitz will help home gardeners, commercial growers and those working in the fresh produce supply chain to be able to detect exotic pests early.
The South Australian government has committed to a national fruit fly management agreement and is calling on other states to follow suit.
Not-for-profit dairy industry body Australian Organic Limited has officially joined the National Farmers’ Federation, saying organic producers need a strong voice in Canberra.
An Undera footballer is fighting for his life after an incident during a Kyabram District League reserves game against Violet Town last Saturday.
THE Echuca mother charged over her daughter’s death in 2008 has walked free from court. Tania Walker, 35, charged with child homicide of 23-month-old Angela Bannister, appeared in Bendigo Magistrates Court on Tuesday for a bail application which...
TWO men will face court today over a spate of burglaries and car thefts across the region. Detective Senior Constable Jason Hare of Campaspe Criminal Investigation Unit said the crime spree started early Sunday where a Landcruiser was stolen from...
TWO men have been arrested over a spate of burglaries across the Echuca region. Police arrested Anthony Firebrace, 33, on Tuesday at a Leichardt St home. Detectives also arrested an Echuca man at a Boothman St home yesterday morning. The 26-year-old...