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vegetablesWA CEO’s Report
We have hit the ground running in 2023 with industry events, new team members and the most up-to-date research for our industry.
vegetablesWA President’s Report
Challenges are afoot, but with collaboration, hard work and dedication we will grow and thrive as an industry.
GREENHOUSE TOMATO PRODUCTION VERTICILLUM & FUSARIUM WILT CONTROL
Verticillium wilt is a soil-borne fungal disease of many vegetables that enters the plant through the roots. Infection with this fungus causes dieback and the leaves to wilt. Fusarium wilt is a common vascular wilt fungal disease, exhibiting symptoms similar to verticillium wilt. The pathogen that causes fusarium wilt is fusarium oxysporum (f. Oxysporum).
Collaboration & empowerment
Grower productivity, profitability and longevity are the focus of chi nguyen as he steps into our regional development officer role.
Together we thrive
From trial sites to cutting-edge thinking and benchmarks for your business, vegetableswa is committed to your success.
What can a switch to the biomineral system achieve? We chat to growers who have made the change.
Cover crops & strip-till
The results are in – soil wealth reveals the findings of a soil health program at three ryans.
Disease-resistant varieties of tomatoes are upping the fight against soil-borne fusarium wilt.
How are you performing?
The fy21–22 benchmark findings are out! We reveal how the vegetable industry is responding to changing economic circumstances and where you need to be.
Vale Dennis Phillips
Level playing field
Fair farms has burst onto the compliance scene with a training and certification module that works with growers at their pace to upskill on employment laws and regulations, and make compliance available to all.
“On the upside, so far we have been fortunate to miss the worst of the weather systems that have devastated crops over east ... On the downside, growers are still fighting the battle for profitability due to high input costs.”
Let’s talk biosecurity
Pga wa hosted a high-profile biosecurity sundowner in february that saw the launch of a new manual and a series of expert talks.
If you have hungry children to feed in your home, love nutritious bread or have leftover mash to use up then this recipe was made for you. This potato bread recipe is just the start of so many delicious recipe options. Use the dough recipe as a starting point and add extra flavours to give it some extra appeal. Although, i have to say, it is super delicious just as it is. This recipe makes a moist, fluffy loaf that also happens to brown up really well in a flat toaster. See r
Run don’t walk
Registrations are open! Get set to join 200 exhibitors and 3000 fellow horticulture industry peers at hort connections 2023.
Hort Connections 2023
Be inspired by a diverse line-up of industry specialists that cross software, robotics, forecasting and fertilisers.
Fresh market seed potato & onion storage
Welcome to pome harvest season 2023
While covid cast labour shortages and lockdowns over our industry in 2022, this year the future is looking ripe with optimism.
Pre-harvest Walk 2023
Block data is king when it comes to harvest targets and we have all the tools to help you succeed.
The heat is on
Will robotic cartographers sending heat maps to orchardists be the future of apple orchard management? Dprid thinks it may well be.
Auscider will tour orchards and cideries throughout the perth hills and delve into the science of apple growing as part of its national conference.
Attention: apple industry
Are you an apple producer, wholesaler, store manager, produce buyer or fresh fruit manager? Know that the 2023 wa quality inspections have commenced for gala, granny smith and pink lady varieties.
From the industry
Before harvest starts, if you haven’t caught up on last season’s figures, your forecast for 2023 or listened to that podcast or this youtube episode, now’s the time. One podcast you can’t miss is the full bottle podcast, which has been put together incredibly well by citrus australia – have a listen at https://linktr.ee/thefullbottle.
Beating biosecurity incursions
Being prepared, communication and a shared responsibility between business operators, industry and government are key to business continuity during a biosecurity event.
On the juice
Great news for west australia growers and consumers: the goal of a 95% pass rate for zingy, juicy wa mandarins is in sight.
Defend your orchard against the attack of autumnal pests and diseases with a targeted ipdm offensive.
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A horticultural life
Meet ross anile. He’s the new project officer and value chain facilitator for wa stonefruit whose representing you with a wealth of 58 years’ experience from grower to retailer.
That’s a wrap
As the 22/23 stonefruit season nears its end, we chat with committee chair danny di marco about the year that was and the big issues ahead.
A strong start
From high-profile guests to growers: stonefruit hit the market in style.
With a positive investment outlook for the food and agribusiness sector, rsm asks: are you investment ready?
When everything came crashing down around farmers louise o’neill and her husband warren, the only way was up. Now she helps others on the land maintain their fitness – mentally, physically and emotionally.
No risky business
Play it safe with simple checks that will protect your business, customers and the public.
Sử dụng giống cà chua kháng bệnh chống lại bệnh héo rũ gây ra bởi nấm fusarium trong đất
Tough tomatoes — vietnamese translation
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