Region optimistic despite SPC being sold
The region continues to be optimistic about the future of SPC, with hopes a new buyer can continue to build the company.
Despite most farmers praying for rain for most of the year, cherry growers across the region have enjoyed the dry conditions.
Coca-Cola Amatil’s proposed sale of SPC has been met with cautious optimism by local figures, buoyed by the insistence the company will not be closing its doors.
Community members will come together in Shepparton to discuss gender equality in agribusiness at the Women in Agribusiness Forum on November 28.
Lions club members from the Goulburn and Murray valleys took part in an induction workshop last Wednesday as part of a fruit fly school education program roll-out.
Moama tomato farmer and Nuffield International chief executive officer Jim Geltch has taken out the 2018 Rabobank Leadership Award, recognising the role he has played in developing upcoming leaders in the Australian and New Zealand food, beverage and agribusiness sectors.
High tech sensors, laser scanners and thermal imaging technology are set to call a number of Tatura orchards home, as the Victorian Government’s $12million Internet of Things (IoT) trials move a step closer to getting under way.
Jobseekers are being urged under a new Morrison Government scheme to take up work on farms or face losing their welfare payments for up to a month.
The Victorian Government announced $5million for the Horticulture Development Plan at Tatura last week.
Businesses that employ backpackers will be able to keep the details secret under legislation which Labor says could leave workers vulnerable to exploitation.
A Greater Shepparton delegation to China and Indonesia has met with AusTrade Commissioners, advocating for apple and pear protocols to be developed.
A Shepparton delegation has been in China and Indonesia to showcase the region’s fruit product and boost trade opportunities.
Home gardeners, commercial growers and community groups have been enlisted to stop the spread of Queensland fruit fly.
Coca-Cola Amatil could sell fruit processor SPC at the end of a review announced by the food and beverage company as part of its six-monthly financial results report.
A VERDICT of not guilty to both attempted murder and murder was handed down to the Deniliquin woman who murdered her son in the Murray River last year.
Due to heavy rainfall and resulting flood waters, roads across the region are closed with motorists and residents urged to take care in this treacherous weather. More than 50 mm has fell in the last 24 hours with more rain forecasted. Motorists...
EMERGENCY services are responding to a boat fire on the Murray River near Torrumbarry. It is believed the boat had not been in the water long before it exploded. No-one was seriously injured but one person is being treated for minor burns, It is not...