Cherry disease risk lowered with the dry weather
Despite most farmers praying for rain for most of the year, cherry growers across the region have enjoyed the dry conditions.
Apple and Pear Australia has appointed an industry services and export manager, correcting what chief executive officer Phil Turnbull said was a ‘‘historical imbalance’’ of investment and focus.
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.
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.
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.
The Victorian Government announced $5million for the Horticulture Development Plan at Tatura last week.
Businesses that employ backpackers will be able to keep the details secret under legislation which Labor says could leave workers vulnerable to exploitation.
A Greater Shepparton delegation to China and Indonesia has met with AusTrade Commissioners, advocating for apple and pear protocols to be developed.
A Shepparton delegation has been in China and Indonesia to showcase the region’s fruit product and boost trade opportunities.
Home gardeners, commercial growers and community groups have been enlisted to stop the spread of Queensland fruit fly.
Coca-Cola Amatil could sell fruit processor SPC at the end of a review announced by the food and beverage company as part of its six-monthly financial results report.
Agriculture Victoria’s David Williams has been recognised for his decades of work, recently receiving a prestigious award.
A VERDICT of not guilty to both attempted murder and murder was handed down to the Deniliquin woman who murdered her son in the Murray River last year.
POLICE raided a Pakenham St retailer on Wednesday and seized allegedly illegal tobacco.
A POLICE strike team has arrested 16 people for drug crime, burglaries and theft during mass raids across Campaspe Shire. Central Victoria Response Unit, with the help of Campaspe uniform police, detectives and dog squad, executed 16 search warrants...