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Soil health delivering a wealth of benefits to veg growers

27-May-2016
A healthy crop needs healthy soil, and with an extensive range of research and development already u..

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AUSVEG CEO retires after seven years

24-May-2016
The CEO of AUSVEG Mr Richard Mulcahy yesterday informed the Board of his retirement, effective i..

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Fresh is best for Millennial shoppers

23-May-2016
Young Australians prize convenience when shopping for vegetables but are less likely to choose a qui..

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Fresh veg the top priority for health-conscious Aussies

20-May-2016
Australians are focusing heavily on their health in 2016, with new consumer research showing that mo..

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Review of backpacker tax welcomed by AUSVEG

17-May-2016
Leading vegetable industry body AUSVEG has welcomed the announcement by Assistant Treasurer Kelly O&..

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Short-term gains are key to driving shopper attitudes to vegetables

17-May-2016
Prioritising short-term gratification over long-term gain could be the key to getting Australians to..

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Resistance rising in problem potato pest

12-May-2016
New research has found that insecticide-resistant strains of Green peach aphid, a potato pest and a ..

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Cause for concern: Australian diets lack vegetables and dairy

11-May-2016
New data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics from the Australian Health Survey (AH..

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Growers to learn practicalities of vegetable exporting

05-May-2016
Australian vegetable growers will be provided with a practical overview of the export process at the..

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Aussie kids still not eating enough veggies

04-May-2016
Fewer than one in 10 children eat their recommended daily servings of vegetables, according to new r..

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American veg grower to address delegates at National Horticulture Convention

03-May-2016
Leading international vegetable grower Jack Vessey will be making his way down under to address Aust..

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Lack of action on backpacker tax in Federal Budget will hurt Aussie growers

03-May-2016
Leading vegetable industry body AUSVEG has expressed its disappointment at the lack of action ta..

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Australian Organic the latest industry group to co-host National Horticulture Convention

28-Apr-2016
Australian Organic, owner of the country’s largest organic certification brand Australian Cert..

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“Northern Australia” inconsistent and unfair, say veg growers

27-Apr-2016
The Federal Government’s proposed $5 billion investment in Northern Australia follows inconsis..

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Aussie shoppers could benefit from technological innovations

20-Apr-2016
New technology is presenting greater options for retailers to satisfy consumers’ increasin..

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Potatoes more environmentally sustainable than pasta, rice

15-Apr-2016
International researchers have shown that potatoes are good for the environment, with a recently pub..

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Innovation experts to enlighten delegates at veg grower seminar

14-Apr-2016
The speaker line-up for the 2016 Global Innovations in Horticulture Seminar has been finalised, with..

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Growers donate excess veggies to a worthy cause

06-Apr-2016
Peak industry body AUSVEG is encouraging Australia’s vegetable growers to donate excess produc..

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Food labelling verdict a win for Australian consumers

31-Mar-2016
Leading vegetable industry body AUSVEG has today welcomed the news that state ministers have sup..

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State support is crucial for proposed food labelling system

30-Mar-2016
AUSVEG is urging state ministers to endorse the Federal Government’s proposed changes to Count..

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