Login | Member benefits | Join us
Magazines
April 2015
Autumn 2007
Autumn 2008
Autumn 2010
December 2011
December 2012
December 2013
December 2014
July 2013
July 2015
June 2011
June 2012
June 2014
March 2011
March 2012
March 2013
March 2014
September 2011
September 2012
September 2013
September 2014
Spring 2006
Spring 2007
Spring 2008
Spring 2009
Spring 2010
Summer 2007
Summer 2008
Summer 2009
Summer 2010
Winter 2007
Winter 2008
Winter 2009
Winter 2010
Contact Details
AUSVEG VIC

PO Box 138
273 Camberwell Rd
Camberwell, VIC 3124

Tel: 0437037613
Fax: 03 9882 6722
Login or Sign up now!










Latest News

Bayer Vegetables Forum
Read more here...



Agricultural Trailers
Read more here...



Food Safety Proposal For Comment
Read more here...



Supermarket Cuts Veg Prices
Read more here...



Green Snail Alert
Read more here...


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 cheapest and best vegetables and fruit; produce that is fresh, clean, nutritionally healthy and affordable.

So why is produce moving so slowly? It is because we are not promoting the benefits of our vegetables well enough - the great health benefits they bring to mums, dads and their kids by reducing obesity and poor health. ...

David Wallace - President, VGA-Victoria

Click to Download #52_845 kb
No. 52 download 845 kb

Contents :

National Veg EXPO Success
This year's National Vegetable Expo saw a record number of visitors to the expo site with about 1200 people coming through over the two days. Visitors from South Africa, India, Fiji, New Zealand, as well as a large number of growers from other States had the organisers, exhibitors and seed companies delighted with the level of interest ...

Growing Leaders
Craig Arnott and Geoff Foster from Arnott's Vegetable Farms, as well as Stephanie Corrigan of Corrigan's Produce Farms, are among seven Victorians who make up the 13 future leaders who gathered on the Gold Coast, Queensland, to commence the fifth Growing Leaders - National Vegetable Industry Leadership Program ...

New Rules For Checking Worker Entitlements
Information is now available on the VGA website www.vgavic.org.au regarding the steps required to comply with the new legislation that will be effective as of 1st July 2013 ...

The Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Bill
The Bill, incorporating amendments, was passed by the House of Representatives on 15 May 2013. The amended Bill will now be considered by the Senate and, if passed, will be presented to the Governor-General for the Royal Assent ...

COAG Reforms for agricultural and veterinary chemicals
Primary Industries Ministers from most states and territories signed an intergovernmental agreement on 3 May 2013. This finalises a commitment to implement a single national framework that will improve consistency in 'control of use' regulation and reduce compliance costs across state boundaries ...

AUSVEG Convention
This year Victoria was well-represented at the AUSVEG Convention with many growers attending both the Emerging Technologies Seminar and the Convention. The focus of the Emerging Technologies Seminar was on future technology with speakers on all subjects including innovation, genetics, robotics and genomics ...

Women in Horticulture Study Tour
AUSVEG is pleased to announce that it will be facilitating another study tour of Europe for Women in Horticulture, from 23 September to 6 October 2013 ...


^ Back to top    

Features...
ViewNext

July 2015

"I have recently attended several Conferences and asked the question: Are they worth attending? The answer is definitely yes. After attending... Read more...

Site supporters
Events
Web design Melbourne | Web Agent AUSVEG VIC 2017