The fruit fly community awareness and education campaign continues, with members from the Goulburn Murray Valley group spreading the message to holiday makers visiting the Murray River.
The dry and hot conditions that have greeted northern Victoria recently have made it difficult for orchardists as they wrap up the apricot harvest.
A former SPC chairman has lodged an expression of interest in the sale of the fruit processing company following the announcement by owner Coca-Cola Amatil that it will be offered for sale.
SPC has released a 250-page gloss history book to celebrate the company’s centenary, in the same month that its owner Coca-Cola Amatil has decided to sell the business.
The region continues to be optimistic about the future of SPC, with hopes a new buyer can continue to build the company.
Despite most farmers praying for rain for most of the year, cherry growers across the region have enjoyed the dry conditions.
Coca-Cola Amatil’s proposed sale of SPC has been met with cautious optimism by local figures, buoyed by the insistence the company will not be closing its doors.
Community members will come together in Shepparton to discuss gender equality in agribusiness at the Women in Agribusiness Forum on November 28.
Mooroopna orchardist Peter Hall has welcomed Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s announcement that backpacker and seasonal worker visas are to be liberalised.
Lions club members from the Goulburn and Murray valleys took part in an induction workshop last Wednesday as part of a fruit fly school education program roll-out.
Moama tomato farmer and Nuffield International chief executive officer Jim Geltch has taken out the 2018 Rabobank Leadership Award, recognising the role he has played in developing upcoming leaders in the Australian and New Zealand food, beverage and agribusiness sectors.
A Bunbartha kiwifruit orchard has been hit with an aggressive case of Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae, or PSA, but despite this there is no risk to the fruit being grown.
High tech sensors, laser scanners and thermal imaging technology are set to call a number of Tatura orchards home, as the Victorian Government’s $12million Internet of Things (IoT) trials move a step closer to getting under way.
Jobseekers are being urged under a new Morrison Government scheme to take up work on farms or face losing their welfare payments for up to a month.
HOLIDAY-MAKERS in Echuca-Moama have been left with a bad taste in their mouth as gastro continues to sweep through caravan and holiday parks along the Murray River.
A search has resumed for former Shepparton mother Felicity Shadbolt, who went missing while bushwalking in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
A 52-year-old Kyabram man has died after his motorbike struck a tree in Kialla this morning. The man had been travelling with two other riders along Watt Rd, near Riverview Drv, just before 7am when the crash occurred, a police statement said...
A 48-year-old Shepparton man was last night arrested by Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Victoria Police as part of an investigation into suspicious packages delivered to Australian embassies and consulates. In a joint statement, the AFP and...