Sharing new research
A stonefruit research roadshow will be travelling to the region next month, with growers across the Goulburn-Murray region to hear about the latest Agriculture Victoria research.
Local grain growers and industry representatives will convene in Moama on July 25 to hear the latest research, find out more about the season ahead, explore future trends and meet up with industry representatives and like-minded farmers.
To be named Grower of the Year once in a week is a great achievement, but to do it twice is something else.
A new website is providing independent, expert advice on integrated pest and disease management to the apple and pear industries and service providers.
The new owners of SPC say the significance of the purchase of the 100-year-old business is not lost on them, with hopes they can return the fruit processor to its former glory.
While the final sale price of SPC has surprised some, growers around the region are hoping for a more positive future under its new owner.
For most of its life, the SPC business was a co-operative, founded by Goulburn Valley orchardists wanting to build an outlet for their produce.
Horticulture has become one of the country’s most valuable agriculture industries, according to new figures.
Researchers are investigating how to implement sex selection in fruit flies in a bid to ramp up control and eradication measures for the Australian horticulture industry’s most costly pest.
Access to water throughout the entire year has seen a third-generation vegetable grower capitalise on the cooler months at her Tatura farm, and she says there’s a real market for vegetable growers in the Goulburn Valley.
Bringing together research and practical application was the focus of the seventh annual Australian Biology of Tephritid Fruit Flies Conference, held across two days last week.
An ag visa and equitable access to water must be among the key priorities of the newly elected government according to Australian Apple and Pear Limited.
A stone fruit farm has been penalised $144000 for deliberately underpaying two Malaysian fruit pickers and using false records to try to cover it up.
Human remains were discovered in dense bushland in Mooroopna on Wednesday afternoon. The body was found in the vicinity of Common Track by members of the public who quickly notified police. Shepparton Police processed the site in the early hours of...
A hotel in Mooroopna is currently taped off by police due to an assault that took place on the premises overnight. Shepparton Crime Investigation Unit acting sergeant Jeff Wren said a person has been hospitalised following the incident. He said the...
Powercor expects power will be restored in Tatura after midday today, after mass outages occurred across the town yesterday afternoon. The first reports of power outages in Tatura were at 3.30pm, due to high winds and heavy rainfall. A Powercor...
AN ECHUCA grandmother was confronted and may have been assaulted just after 6pm. Her family has posted security video in a bid to identify her attacker, who had been waiting on the veranda of the woman’s High St home. In their Facebook post the...