Cover Crops for Australian Growers

The table below provides a starting point for helping you choose a cover crop for your farm. Adapt the information to…

Weed Management Guide – Wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum)

Wild radish is a notable weed in all forms of cultivation where it occurs, including vegetables (Figure 2). It is particularly…

Managing irrigation requirements using soil moisture monitoring

Watch this webinar to hear from Dr Kelvin Montagu (AHR), from the Soil Wealth and Integrated Crop Protection team, on what’s…

Harvest to Home: how leeks performed throughout Covid

Harvest to Home is an analytics tool, developed by Nielsen and Hort Innovation, providing insight on marketing performance and shopper behaviour…

Harvest to Home: how carrots performed throughout Covid

Harvest to Home is an analytics tool, developed by Nielsen and Hort Innovation, providing insight on marketing performance and shopper behaviour…

Harvest to Home: how broccoli performed through Covid

Harvest to Home is an analytics tool, developed by Nielsen and Hort Innovation, providing insight on marketing performance and shopper behaviour…

Vegetable grower’s experience with managing COVID-19 (AUSVEG VIC Executive Director)

We hear from Corrigan's Produce Farms Managing Director and AUSVEG VIC Executive Director Deborah Corrigan who is dedicated to the betterment...

Winter Cover Cropping for Weed Management – Aglink & Ivankovich Farms

In 2018 and 2019, through the vegetable levy funded project ‘A strategic approach to weed management for the Australian vegetable industry‘…

Integrated Weed Management (IWM) Case Study – Schreurs & Sons

Schreurs & Sons is a large and successful vegetable growing business based in Clyde, Victoria. Their Koo Wee Rup farm is…

Planning for Summer – Irrigation and Water Management

As crop growth and water use increase with the warmer weather, it’s a good time to think about getting on top…

Commercial Greenhouse Cucumber Production Manual 2019

The Commercial Greenhouse Cucumber Production manual provides basic guidance on growing greenhouse cucumbers, an industry that has expanded rapidly in the last few…

Strategic Weed Management – Shreurs & Sons

Schreurs & Sons is a large and successful vegetable growing business based in Clyde, Victoria. The VG15070 “A strategic approach to…

Native vegetation insectaries – permanent habitat for beneficial insects

On-farm insectaries are areas of flowering plants that attract and maintain beneficial insect populations by providing shelter from highly disturbed crop…

Clubroot: a Galling Disease

Clubroot is one of the most destructive diseases of brassicas globally. Although it was detected in Australia as early as the…

Mark and Darren Schreurs, Peter Schreurs & Sons – Winner R&D Adoption Award 2019

The R&D Adoption Award was developed by the National Vegetable Extension Network (VegNET) in Victoria as part of the 2019 AUSVEG...

Integrated Pest Management of vegetable pests – a more sustainable approach (webinar recording)

Watch this informative and interactive one-hour session to get the latest updates from vegetable industry experts, including IPM Technologies, E.E. Muir...

Future focus – robotics and intelligent systems in Australian vegetable production systems (webinar recording)

Robotics and intelligent systems are used throughout various agricultural industries to control, monitor and improve farming systems. The development of various...

Spray technology for vegetable growers: a guide to getting it right (webinar recording)

Chemicals play an important role in vegetable production and are regularly used to control insect pests, diseases and weeds. Poor spray...

Harvesting innovation with Hort Innovation

Hort Innovation invests in a wide range of marketing and R&D programs to help increase the productivity and profitability of the...

Biosecurity lessons in planning and response for the vegetable industry (webinar recording)

Plant biosecurity is a series of measures that aid in protecting production areas from harmful insects, weeds, and various plant diseases....

VegNET – Carl Larsen (Victoria)

Are you a vegetable grower? VegNET has been set up by Hort Innovation and the vegetable industry to connect you to…

Precision agriculture technology in vegetable production systems

Precision agriculture (or PA) uses a combination of new technology and existing agronomic knowledge to maximise farm efficiency. There are many...

Andrew Fragapane, Fragapane Farms – Winner R&D Adoption Award 2017

The inaugural R&D Adoption Award was developed by the National Vegetable Extension Network (VegNET) in Victoria as part of the 2017...

Vegetable Careers 2

Specialised and skilled roles within the vegetable industry are increasing and provide the opportunity to work up the ladder on-farm or...

Paul Gazzola and IPM

Vegetable grower Paul Gazzola talks about how he controls insect pests using natural predators. IPM Better For You Better for the...

Peter Schreurs and IPM

Vegetable Grower Peter Schreurs describes his passion for growing vegetables naturally, using sustainable practices. IPM Better For You Better for the...

Stuart Grigg and IPM

Agronomist Stuart Grigg describes the natural approach to growing healthy broccoli. IPM Better For You Better for the Environment