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...

VegNET – Supporting Vegetable Growers

The VegNET project aims to build regional capacity of the vegetable industry by providing research and development (R&D) extension services, products…

Translating Precision Agriculture (PA) Data Case Study – Fresh Select

Fresh Select is one of the largest lettuce and brassica growers in Australia. As a leader in innovation, sustainable farming techniques…

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…

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…

Vegetable Levy R&D Project Updates Webinar

Watch this webinar to learn from key researchers about the latest findings of several Hort Innovation Vegetable Levy Funded Projects as…

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…

Implement an Energy Management System

Each farm has unique opportunities to maximise the energy efficiency of its operation. One way to identify these opportunities is to gain a better understanding of the energy consumption of a side of your business by implementing an energy management system (EMS).

Insulate refrigerant piping for cool rooms

Refrigeration is consistently one of the largest energy consuming loads on farms that we have assessed. Keeping the refrigerant cool between…

Insulate hot water supply and return piping for greenhouses

Greenhouses are typically heated using hot water produced by a gas boiler. This type of heating system is cost effective for…

Installing timers on IBWs

Instant boiling water (IBW) units are common additions to lunch rooms around Australia and will use energy to maintain hot water…

Anti-fouling additive for compressors

Refrigeration often uses the largest amount of energy on farms. Ensuring the refrigeration system and all its associated components, such as…

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...

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…