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.
A man has been flown to hospital with serious injuries after being stabbed in Shepparton this morning. Police are investigating with crime scenes on Corio St and Johnston St cordoned off. “It is understood a 48-year-old man returned to his Johnson...
A man has died and another was being airlifted to hospital following a motorcycle collision in Shepparton East this morning. Police believe two motorbikes collided on Coach Rd near the Midland Highway just after 12.30am. One male rider, who police...
A 24-year-old Shepparton man was arrested on Saturday evening in relation to a number of offenses. The man was charged with theft, evading police, reckless conduct, dangerous driving, drug possession and a number of other offenses. The incident took...