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Vegetables Victoria Magazine

Our Association Magazine aims to:
  • PROMOTE informed discussion of issues of concern to Growers

  • RECOGNISE industry innovation and success

  • SHOWCASE research funded by the vegetable growers R&D levy
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September 2014

"Is there a future in this industry?" That seems to be my most-received question. Where are we headed? High input costs,... Go to article.

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... Go to article.

March 2014

It’s been a long 10-week period with extreme dryness and heat. It certainly has been a challenge for growers to maintain... Go to article.

December 2013

Where has this year gone? And what a year it has been for our fellow growers! Have we stepped up the pace or what? It seems that... Go to article.

September 2013

The past month has been full of meetings and conferences, as well as discussions with fellow growers, industry people, government... Go to article.

July 2013

The Victorian consumer has certainly hit the jackpot this year. Consumers are definitely a big winner, being able to buy the world's... Go to article.

March 2013

This year has started with a hectic pace, planting, watering and harvesting the world's best veggies. Where is the recognition... Go to article.

December 2012

This year seems to have gone so fast ... or is it me getting slower ?  I think we’re doing the same jobs but as years... Go to article.

September 2012

This year seems to have gone so fast ... or is it me getting slower?. I think we’re doing the same jobs but as years go by... Go to article.

June 2012

As President, with your VGA committee members, we appreciate all your hard work, knowledge, expertise and capital finance laid... Go to article.

March 2012

On the growing side of things it has been the best start in years. You come into the office, however, sit down at your desk, change... Go to article.

December 2011

It’s certainly an honour to be President again after 20 years and I’d like to thank everybody sincerely for their encouraging... Go to article.

September 2011

Greetings to Vegetable Growers and Industry Associates. It has been a testing time for growing vegetables in Victoria with a... Go to article.

June 2011

In my summer report I wrote about the floods and of the many crop losses in our industry from all around eastern Australia.... Go to article.

March 2011

The Executive’s approval of the new Vegetable Growers Association of Victoria Strategic Plan has helped in my decision... Go to article.

Spring 2010

The weather cycle has turned and the long awaited rainfall has arrived and provided more than normal averages. This has... Go to article.

Winter 2010

Looks like our normal winters are back; cold, wet and miserable. Even our vegetables have gone into shock and stopped... Go to article.

Autumn 2010

I hope you and your families all had a safe and restful Easter. Thank God the summer weather was not as hot as... Go to article.

Summer 2010

What unusual weather we have had since my spring report. Good rains in some areas, with none in others and also... Go to article.

Spring 2009

Winter has brought with it some unusual weather with mild days and cold conditions but not much rain. Some crops... Go to article.

Winter 2009

Congratulation to all organisers of the 2009 AUSVEG Conference and National Vegetable Expo at Werribee. ... Go to article.

Summer 2009

The recent bushfires and heat waves have devastated our State and left us all in shock. Heat records have been... Go to article.

Spring 2008

It has been the coldest winter in 10 years, many crops have not performed well. With spring in the air... Go to article.

Winter 2008

Victoria’s fruit and vegetable growers were slowly being pushed out of the State’s Central Market by new... Go to article.

Autumn 2008

Autumn has already arrived and we are still awaiting good rainfalls. Our last useful rain was early January and... Go to article.

Summer 2008

Contents:   - Vegetable production training at Werribee   - Farmers Markets ... Go to article.

Spring 2007

Contents:   - VGA gala night at Crown Casino   - VGA Annual General meeting ... Go to article.

Winter 2007

Contents: - National Vegetable Expo at Werribee - Overview of the structure of our vegetable... Go to article.

Autumn 2007

Contents:   - Labour management on your farm   - Healthy Soils Guidebook ... Go to article.

Summer 2007

Contents:   - New tools in fight against clubroot   - Class A recycled water and food... Go to article.

Spring 2006

Contents:   - GOOGLE EARTH   - Production horticulture student award ... Go to article.

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Promoting the Health Benefits of Vegetables

Two Veggycation workshops, communicating the health benefits of vegetables, were held in Victoria during September and attended by growers, wholesalers,... Read more...

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