A strategic investment: Vegetable Fund Management

A strategic investment: Vegetable Fund Management Published 26 November 2020 A strategic investment: Vegetable Fund Management As one of the nation's...

Managing irrigation requirements over the Victorian summer

Using soil moisture technology to inform decisions As the weather continues to warm up across the state, plant irrigation requirements also...

Gendore Tractors and Machinery joins AUSVEG VIC as affiliate

AUSVEG VIC are pleased to announce that the largest supplier of new and used farm machinery, Gendore Tractors and Machinery are...

Sep 2020: Seasonal horticulture labour demand and workforce study

Seasonal horticulture labour demand and workforce study HomeSep 2020: Seasonal horticulture labour demand and workforce study Ernst & Young ("EY) was...

Vegetables Australia: Bumper 80 page edition – Spring 2020

Vegetables Australia: Bumper 80-page edition! Vegetables Australia – Spring 2020 features VegNET updates from right around the country, covering a range...

Horticulture Award: Update on annual wage review

On 19 June, the Fair Work Commission announced it would increase the national minimum wage and the modern award minimum wages…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 41 – March 2020

NEWS VegNet Phase 2 Vegetables Australia – Autumn 2020 Edition AgChem Update – Regulatory Support and Coordination Fall Armyworm Update and…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 40 – February 2020

NEWS Retail vegetable prices set to increase from bushfires, drought and floods New Extension and Adoption Initiative BOM Regional Weather and Climate…

VEGNET GIPPSLAND E-NEWS ISSUE 1 – January 2020

January 2020 - A new decade begins   Call off the search, it's here !!   'Cool as cucumber' is a...

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 39 – January 2020

NEWS Nominations – AUSVEG VIC Awards for Excellence Annual Water Outlook 2019/20 Soil-borne diseases in vegetable crops – A practical guide…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 38 – December 2019

NEWS Vegetable production increases reported in latest ABARES survey Strategic Weed Management – Schreurs & Sons Commercial Greenhouse Cucumber Production Manual…

VEGNET GIPPSLAND E-NEWS ISSUE 12 – December 2019

Goodbye 2019 - Hello 2020  A New Year full of possibilities, a New Decade to plan & prosper DECEMBER  2019 Season's Greetings...

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 37 – November 2019

NEWS Hort Innovation Vegetable Fund Annual Report Leadership Development Scholarships Available: Women in Horticulture World’s First Metabolism-Based Glyphosate Resistance Discovered R&D…

VEGNET GIPPSLAND E-NEWS ISSUE 10 – OCTOBER 2019

OCTOBER  2019   Meet Bonnie .... VegNET Victoria Gippsland welcomes Bonnie Dawson to the newly-created position of Extension Support Officer.  Bonnie...

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 36 – October 2019

NEWS Extension strategy for Australian vegetable industry – regional meeting summary AgTech Finder: A one-stop shop for the latest in agtech…

Precision Agriculture for Vegetable Production e-news, issue Jan-July 2019

Between January and June 2019, the Adoption of precision systems technology in vegetable production (VG16009) project team finalised fieldwork for yield…

VEGNET GIPPSLAND E-NEWS ISSUE 9 – september 2019

 SEPTEMBER  2019 Spring is Nature's way of saying, "Let's party" With thanks to the late Robin Williams In Gippsland, vegetable growers are...

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 35 – September 2019

NEWS Record-Breaking: Australian Horticultural Exports New Plant Health Australia National Plant Biosecurity Status Report Scientists create nutrient supplements from horticulture waste…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 34 – August 2019

NEWS It’s time to complete your Annual Levy Return! Natural Predators: The key to beating crop pests Coles Nurture Fund: Supporting…

VegNET Gippsland e-news issue 7 – July 2019

July  2019   Introducing Amna Amna is passionate about horticulture, particularly vegetable production.  Recently she completed her Masters in Agricultural Science...

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 33 – July 2019

NEWS Mark and Darren Schreurs – 2019 R&D adoption award winners Business as usual – VegNET still your ‘one-stop-R&D-shop’ New Hort…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 32 – June 2019

NEWS Mapping horticulture’s food loss Transitioning to protected cropping Hort Innovation at Hort Connections RESOURCES Waste not, want not: managing waste…

VegNET Gippsland e-news issue 5 – May 2019

MAY  2019   Jeremy Haw - Grower of the Year - Well done !!! AUSVEG VIC awarded Jeremy, who grows a...

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 31 – May 2019

NEWS AUSVEG VIC Awards – R&D Adoption Winner Getting kids to eat more vegetables Vegetable wholesale market price reports RESOURCES Farm…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 30 – April 2019

NEWS Strong growth in vegetable export markets Increased funding for biosecurity research Boost Your Business Round 3 Calls for food protection zone…

VegNET Gippsland e-news issue 4 – April 2019

APRIL  2019 Now that’s a pumpkin! Congratulations Mark Johnstone (Snowy River Black Garlic) on growing the biggest pumpkin (115 kg) to…

VEGNET GIPPSLAND E-NEWS ISSUE 3 – March 2019

MARCH 2019 A definition of "the Autumn break" = Perhaps the most important ingredient for a successful winter crop. This is...

VegNET Gippsland Announcement

  This message is for vegetable growers, processors, industry service providers, policy makers, agronomists, employees, trainees, researchers, supporters and friends of...

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 29 – March 2019

NEWS Celebrating International Woman’s Day Veg induction course now available Updated Horticulture Statistics Handbook Hort Connections: 2019 National Awards for Excellence…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 28 – February 2019

NEWS Upcoming workshops: Nutgrass and lettuce necrotic yellows virus management Brown marmorated stink bug – update Soil temperature and type play…

VegNET Gippsland e-news issue 2 – February 2019

VegNET Gippsland, delivered by the East Gippsland Food Cluster, designs communications to build capacity in vegetable businesses. This is the monthly...

VegNET Gippsland e-news issue 1 – January 2019

VegNET Gippsland, delivered by the East Gippsland Food Cluster, designs communications to build capacity in vegetable businesses. This is the monthly...

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 27 – January 2019

NEWS Brown marmorated stink bug detection in Clayton 2019 European Leadership and Development Mission Vegetable wholesale market price reports AgriFutures Horizon…

VegNET Gippsland End of project survey

VegNET Gippsland, delivered by the East Gippsland Food Cluster, designs communications to build capacity in vegetable businesses. This is the monthly...

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 26 – December 2018

NEWS End of project VegNET survey – have your say! New visa arrangement to ease workforce shortage National Landcare Program –…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 25 – November 2018

NEWS End of project VegNET survey – have your say Glyphosate: What you need to know Hort Innovation Fund Annual Report…

VegNET Gippsland e-news issue 11 – November 2018

VegNET Gippsland, delivered by the East Gippsland Food Cluster, designs communications to build capacity in vegetable businesses. This is the monthly...

VegNET Gippsland e-news issue 10 – October 2018

VegNET Gippsland eNEWS for vegetable growers, industry stakeholders & friends. Helping to build capacity in vegetable businesses with help from the...

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 24 – October 2018

NEWS Masterclass in Horticultural Business VegNET annual meeting Reducing 2,4-D spray drift Hort Connections 2019: Apply to present LESSONS FROM THE…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 23 – September 2018

NEWS TPP final report Review of broccoli lines report Hort Innovation AGM Invitation to network with hort leaders in Canberra LESSONS…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 22 – August 2018

NEWS Foodbowl – food for thought Spring climate outlook – dry and warm Agchem survey VegInnovations Regional Roadshow Masterclass in Horticultural…

VegNET Gippsland e-news issue 9 – July 2018

Thanks for caring - If you're receiving this eNewsletter you must care about the vegetable industry in Gippsland! Brought to you...

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 21 – July 2018

NEWS Schreurs & Sons – 2018 R&D Adoption Award Winners Area wide management of vegetable viruses and bacteria HARPS Training and…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 20 – June 2018

NEWS Disease management at international spinach conference ‘Any broccoli with that coffee?’ Interested in benchmarking your business? RESOURCES The ‘breakdown’ on…

VegNET Gippsland e-news issue 8 – June 2018

  VegNET Gippsland - Your connection to capacity building in the vegetable industry across Gippsland!        June 2018 eNews...

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 19 – May 2018

NEWS World first access to new Agvet chemicals Want to benchmark your business? Help find practical solutions to underperforming soil TPP Surveillance…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news issue 18 – April 2018

NEWS Latest horticulture stats out now Funding to attend Vegetable Seminars at Hort Connections See your levy at work with the…

VegNET Gippsland e-news Issue 7 – April 2018

VegNET Gippsland, delivered by the East Gippsland Food Cluster, designs communications to build capacity in vegetable businesses. This is the monthly...

VegNET Gippsland e-news Issue 6 – March 2018

Commercial vegetable growers pay a levy to ensure the industry moves forward through research & development.  The R&D Council for vegetables…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news Issue 17 – March 2018

NEWS AUSVEG VIC Dinner & Awards! Stakeholder feedback sought Addressing on farm energy costs RESOURCES Calcium Cyanamide Fertiliser Fat Hen –…

VegNET Gippsland e-news Issue 5 – February 2018

From Phillip Island to Mallacoota & everywhere in between the VegNET Gippsland project helps vegetable growers with research & development to…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news Issue 16 – February 2018

NEWS Resistance-breaking Nasonovia biotype confirmed in Australia Is HARPS required for my business? Plant biosecurity ideas sought Food Innovation Vouchers Churchill…

VegNET Gippsland e-news Issue 4 – January 2018

It’s Summer in Australia & Summer is all about salads. Gippsland is famous for growing salad vegetables from snow peas in Korumburra…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news Issue 15 – January 2018

NEWS Strategic Investment Plan Potato import restrictions remain in force Electricity use for irrigation survey Masterclass in Horticulture Business Applications closing…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news Issue 14 – December 2017

NEWS App to increase veg intake EnviroVeg Pilot Program Quantifying food losses in Australia – calling all broccoli growers and processors…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news Issue 13 – November 2017

NEWS TPP Surveillance Program Update Masterclass in Horticultural Business – Vegetable Scholarship Applications closing soon! Broccoli waste survey – Final call…

VegNET Gippsland e-news Issue 3 – October 2017

Your monthly newsletter has arrived!  Gippsland is a fabulous place to live and work.  There are 2,500 agribusinesses.  Food & fibre account for…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news Issue 12 – October 2017

NEWS Final call for comment on Strategic Investment Plan Masterclass in Horticultural Business – Vegetable Scholarship Horticulture Code of Conduct Workshop…

VegNET Gippsland e-news issue 2 – September 2017

Welcome to the second issue of “VegNET Gippsland”, a monthly newsletter sent to your email Inbox for the life of the project by Industry Development…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news Issue 11 – September 2017

NEWS Broccoli waste survey On-farm food safety of leafy greens Irrigation demand study for Central Gippsland RESOURCES Spray Application Workshop Farm…

VegNET Gippsland e-news issue 1 – August 2017

Gippsland’s vegetable capacity building project was officially launched on Thursday 9 March 2017 in Sale & on Thursday 27 July for Southern Gippsland, but the…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news Issue 10 – August 2017

NEWS Creating value from vegetable waste workshop Webinar on precision ag draws a national crowd Winter wrap up – Ken Orr…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news Issue 9 – July 2017

NEWS AUSVEG Community Stewardship Award presented Victorian VegNET at Hort Connections RESOURCES Chemical free sanitation at Schreurs & Sons – Lessons…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news Issue 8 – June 2017

NEWS Tomato Potato Psyllid biosecurity information session RESOURCES Andrew Fragapane R&D Adoption Award reflection video EVENTS Webinar – Precision agriculture technology…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news Issue 7 – May 2017

NEWS East Gippsland Vegetable innovation days attract a crowd RESOURCES Benchmarking – measuring your business to manage performance EVENTS Hort Connections…

VegNET (N, W, SE) e-news Issue 6 – April 2017

NEWS Behind the docks at Melbourne Port 2018 Nuffield Scholarships open RESOURCES What is a cover crop worth? EVENTS East Gippsland…