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Victoria’s Climate Change Adaptation Plan 2017 – 2020

The Government is partnering with agricultural industries to invest in new technologies, research and innovation to help the sector adapt.

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Mildura horticulture champion wins Food Source scholarship

Victorian horticulture industry champion Rowena Norris has been awarded a $25,000 Food Source Victoria scholarship to further her expertise in exporting to Asia, New Zealand and the United States.

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The Very Fast Break

Seasonal Climate Update for Victoria April 2017

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Growers to be on alert for Tomato Potato Psyllid

Victorian horticulturists are being urged to implement best practice biosecurity measures following outbreaks of Tomato Potato Psyllid (TPP) in Western Australia.

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Horticulture Innovation Australia

Horticulture news from HIA

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HIN hits Water and Weather May 2015

Video: The Horticulture Industry Network met with the Port of Melbourne Corporation and with Dale Grey, Climate Variability Agronomist (DEDJTR) in May 2015

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HIN IDOs become ILOs

Video: The Horticulture Industry Network met with Victorian DEDJTR Horticulture Biosecurity staff to become Industry Liaison Officers, to represent their industries at Biosecurity emergency events.

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HIN Study Tour to New South Wales 

See all stories at this link: September 2015 The Horticulture Industry Network Study tour to NSW DPI - Gosford Primary Industries Institute (GPII) and Field tours

Andrew Jessup talks about Queensland Fruit Fly Traps to HIN members

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HIN meet Melbourne University Researchers

Horticulture industry network members met at Melbourne University in January 2016 and were provided with an Interactive showcase of the University's capabilities.

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HIN Study Tour to South Australia April 2016 

See all stories at this link: April 2016 - The Horticulture Industry Network Study Tour to South Australia - SA Produce Markets, CSIRO, SARDI, AWRI, and  more

The Horticulture Industry Network members visit South Australian Produce Market

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HIN meeting - Theme Innovation in extension and Development October 2016

The horticulture Industry Network met with Extension and Development specialists.

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HIIN meeting in Melbourne - Theme: Grants and Innovation

The Horticulture Industry Innovation Network met with Rural Development Victoria, AusIndustry and Agriculture Victoria to discuss grants, initiatives and strategies, as well as a visit to the new Innovation Accelerator for agriculture, SproutX.

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HIIN meeting in Goulburn Valley - Theme:  Innovation in research January 2017

The Horticulture Industry Innovation Network met with researchers at Tatura's Stonefruit and Blush Pear field laboratories, and then at Melbourne University's researchers at the Dookie Campus in January 2017. The focus of this two day event was innovative research and how it might apply to horticulture.

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