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Vegetable Growers Association of Victoria

Mail Box 111,
Melbourne Markets

542 Footscray Rd,
West Melbourne, VIC, 3003

Tel: 03 9687-4707
Fax: 03 9687-4723
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Latest newsletters
Honours for Silvio Favero

VGA Vic congratulates Silvio Favero on receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2014 AUSVEG National Awards for Excellence... Go to newsletter.

Nathan Free - Young Grower Award

Our congratulations go to fourth generation Victorian vegetable farmer Nathan Free (24) from Lake Boga, near Swan Hill. Nathan... Go to newsletter.

New Wage Rates

Growers are reminded that new wage and superannuation rates apply from 1st July From first pay... Go to newsletter.

Tony calls it a day !

Tony Imeson, Executive Officer of Vegetable Growers Association of Victoria has decided to call it a day. To use an old expression... Go to newsletter.

Latest Vegetable Industry Development Program
Final report - Collaborative Industry Organisations

Following termination of the Vegetable Industry Development Officer program, the Vegetable Industry Development Program (VIDP),... Read the article now.

Business Case : Capsicum Grader

A grower, near Stanthorpe in south-east Queensland, grows fresh market capsicums. The production of fresh capsicums has expanded... Read the article now.

Business Case : Tractor Replacement

A vegetable grower is considering replacing their old tractor with a new one. There are lots of jobs going on around the farm and... Read the article now.

Business Case : Lettuce Planter

A vegetable grower, near Stanthorpe in south-east Queensland, recently considered expanding their business, and decided to evaluate... Read the article now.

Recent E-News articles
Bayer Vegetables Forum

Bayer CropScience host Vegetable Future Forum Bayer CropScience CEO, Liam Condon recently opened the inaugural Vegetable Future... Read the article now.

Agricultural Trailers

Minimum Requirements for Safe Use Many pieces of agricultural equipment are classified as agricultural trailers if they travel... Read the article now.

Food Safety Proposal For Comment

Food Standards Australia New Zealand has called for submissions on a report looking at the safety of fresh produce including fruits,... Read the article now.

Supermarket Cuts Veg Prices

VGA Executive Officer Tony Imeson states that special price reduction for vegetables by major supermarkets is merely a retail marketing... Read the article now.

Most recent videos

50 seconds Vegetable grower Paul Gazzola talks about how he controls insect... Go to video.

50 seconds Vegetable Grower Peter Schreurs describes his passion for... Go to video.

38 seconds Agronomist Stuart Grigg describes the natural approach... Go to video.

04:14 minutes Specialised and skilled roles within the vegetable industry... Go to video.

02:32 minutes Vegetable farming now requires management of the environment,... Go to video.

07:42 minutes   Two years on, Peter Schreurs... Go to video.

03:21 minutes    Darren Schreurs tells... Go to video.

07:11 minutes   Part 2 of the Lettuce IPM... Go to video.

Latest Research and Development PDFs
Broccoli Export Seminar

In June 2014, Trade and Investment Queensland held a "Broccoli to Japan" seminar in Cairns, Qld in conjunction with the AusVeg... Read more.

Strategies for Control of Root Rot in Apiaceae Crops

The Apiaceae vegetables, such as parsley, coriander, parsnip and carrot, are prone to root rots, cankers and cavity spot diseases... Read more.

Summer Root Rot in Parsley

This report addresses recent industry concerns over the development of summer root rot in parsley. Previous work on parsley root... Read more.

VG09086 Evaluation of Vegetable Washing

This report presents the key findings and a summary of the work conducted in Victoria by the project team to evaluate various wash... Read more.

Lettuce Anthracnose Management

Lettuce anthracnose is an intermittent disease in Australia, driven mainly by extended periods of wet weather, particularly... Read more.

Parsnip Variety Trials

These field-day notes report on a Parsnip variety trial, conducted from June to December 2011, in the Cranbourne area. Previous... Read more.

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Broccoli Export Seminar

In June 2014, Trade and Investment Queensland held a "Broccoli to Japan" seminar in Cairns, Qld in conjunction with the AusVeg National Conference. Five... Read more...

Events

June 2014

I hope everybody enjoyed the Easter period with family and friends, followed by ANZAC Day - a day to reflect on our past and current servicemen and women of this great country and the enjoyable lifestyle... Go to this VGA magazine.

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