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Tech time: A guide to getting soil moisture monitoring right

Soil moisture monitoring can provide a real-time and predictive decision-making support tool for growers to improve their irrigation scheduling and water use…

How does the surrounding landscape affect beneficials on your farm?

Research led by Charles Sturt University demonstrates that the type of landscape surrounding a vegetable farm is an important influencer of…

Boosting beneficials in your vegetable crop

Beneficial insects and other invertebrates (‘beneficials’) include pollinators, nutrient cyclers, predators and parasitoids of plant pests. The role that predators and…

LATEST CASE STUDIES

Beneficial bugs boosted through native vegetation insectaries trials in Werribee

AAA Farms and Mason Fresh Produce in Werribee South, Victoria are trialling native vegetation insectaries on their farms to boost beneficial…

Celebrating R&D adoption in Victoria’s vegetable industry

It has been five years since the National Vegetable Extension Network (VegNET) projects in Victoria introduced the R&D Adoption Award at…

EGVID 2020: A virtual success for R&D

The 2020 East Gippsland Vegetable Innovation Days (EGVID 2020) received the R&D Adoption and Industry Impact Award at the 2021 AUSVEG VIC Awards…

LATEST VIDEOS

Webinar recording: Field and landscape management for beneficial arthropods

Have you heard about native vegetation insectaries? Want to attract more beneficial insects to your crops to better manage pests? On-farm…

Compost calculator: knowing the value of organic amendments in your vegetable nutrition program in Victoria

The addition of organic soil amendments is becoming increasingly popular in vegetable production. Organic amendments provide a range of benefits to…

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…

LATEST VEGNET E-NEWS

MEDIA RELEASE: Urgent action required to safeguard Victorian horticulture industry

Media Release 20 August 2021 Urgent action required to safeguard Victorian horticulture industry AUSVEG VIC, Victoria’s peak industry body for vegetable...

Seasonal Worker Industry Support Program

COVID-Safe Videos for seasonal workers AUSVEG VIC has been awarded the project delivery for producing a mini-series of Victorian COVID-Safe videos….

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...