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Shoppers off the mark about fresh veg imports

12-Jul-2016
Australians are off the mark about the origin of their fresh vegetables, according to new consumer r..

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Wasp warfare with avid aphid-eating parasites

07-Jul-2016
With pesticide resistance rising in species of aphids which feed on potatoes and spread viruses, one..

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Varroa mites found in Townsville port

06-Jul-2016
An Asian honey bee (Apis cerana) hive has been found at the port in Townsville, Queensland, with..

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$6 million to strengthen Aussie vegetable businesses

01-Jul-2016
Horticulture Innovation Australia (Hort Innovation) recently invested more than $6 million into a ta..

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AUSVEG welcomes commencement of new Country of Origin Labelling scheme

01-Jul-2016
National vegetable industry body AUSVEG has today welcomed the commencement of Australia&rs..

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Symposium gives growers ground rules of exporting

27-Jun-2016
Australian vegetable growers have been provided with a practical overview of the export pro..

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Grower Field Day celebrates innovation and adaptation

26-Jun-2016
Growers around the country were inspired by the innovation of their peers after v..

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‘Aussie Kev’ crowned Young Grower of the Year

25-Jun-2016
Gold Coast, Queensland – South Australian vegetable grower Thang Hoang Le, affectionately ..

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Kalfresh’s Rob Hinrichsen scores industry’s highest honour

25-Jun-2016
Gold Coast, Queensland – Queensland vegetable grower Rob Hinrichsen was tonight presented ..

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Leading industry agribusiness Bayer wins Innovation Partner Award

25-Jun-2016
Gold Coast, Queensland – Bayer has taken out the AUSVEG Innovation Partner Award, proudly ..

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Leading Qld vegetable grower wins prestigious Women in Horticulture Award

25-Jun-2016
Gold Coast, Queensland – Queensland vegetable grower Sharron Windolf has received the Women in..

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Leading veg producers Kalfresh take out Innovative Marketing Award

25-Jun-2016
Gold Coast, Queensland – Queensland-based vegetable producer Kalfresh has won the AUSVEG Innov..

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NT scientist named Researcher of the Year for ground-breaking work on cucumber virus

25-Jun-2016
Gold Coast, Queensland – Northern Territory researcher Dr Lucy Tran-Nguyen has received the Re..

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NT’s Greg Owens recognised with Community Stewardship Award for biosecurity work

25-Jun-2016
Gold Coast, Queensland – Leading Northern Territory vegetable industry member Greg Owens has b..

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Queenslander Jacob Parrish industry’s rising star

25-Jun-2016
Gold Coast, Queensland – Young Queenslander Jacob Parrish has been recognised as a future indu..

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SA stalwart Wayne Cornish recognised for a lifetime of service to horticulture

25-Jun-2016
Gold Coast, Queensland – South Australian grower Wayne Cornish has been awarded the prestigiou..

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Unlimited potential of women in horticulture celebrated

25-Jun-2016
A High Tea at the luxurious Palazzo Versace provided the perfect backdrop for the 2016 Women in ..

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Vegetable industry trainer Jill Briggs makes an impact

25-Jun-2016
Gold Coast, Queensland – Jill Briggs, Managing Director of Rural Training Initiatives, has bee..

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Victorian grower claims AUSVEG Environmental Award for organic farming practices

25-Jun-2016
Gold Coast, Queensland – Victorian vegetable grower Tony Croft has been recognised for his com..

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Veg growers shown the way of the future at Seminar

24-Jun-2016
Vegetable growers have been left enlightened and enriched by the 2016 Global Innovations in Hort..

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