Watch for stink bugs
Agriculture Victoria is winding down its surveillance for the brown marmorated stink bug.
A new range of Goulburn Valley organic tomatoes will hit supermarket shelves this week, launched by SPC.
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.
A Grahamvale orchard and coolstore business is set to save 600000litres of water and two tonnes of plastic from landfill a year as a result of new ground-breaking technology.
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.
An additional 1.8million cans of fruit will be produced for Coles every year under a new deal with SPC, but the low cost of the cans is causing some concern among growers.
Growers, community groups and the horticulture industry are encouraged to apply for government funding to combat Queensland fruit fly.
Dry conditions and skyrocketing water prices have taken their toll on this year’s apple crop.
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.
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...
A car has hit a house on the corner of Archer St and Stanley St at about 3.15 this afternoon. The vehicle left the road and travelled through a fence before coming to a hault. Police and CFA are on scene. The Archer St entrance to Stanley St is...
An electric line-up has been announced for the 2019 Land Of Plenty music festival to be held in Shepparton later this year. Following through on last month’s promise to bring some of Australia’s hottest bands to the Goulburn Valley, the Greater...