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Cranking Up The Intensity: Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events

A new report from the Climate Council concludes that climate change is influencing all extreme weather events in Australia, and these are projected to worsen as the climate warms further.

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Ventusky global weather

Ventusky - Wind, Rain and Temperature Maps: a real-time animation of global weather.

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Western Port Biosphere Water Stewardship

The Western Port Biosphere, together with regional partners, operates a water stewardship project helping landholders, businesses and organisations to better manage water within their site and contribute to improved catchment conditions. Water is a vital part of life, but while most of us take it for granted, it’s an increasingly scarce resource.

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REVIEW OF CURRENT VEGETABLE IRRIGATION TECHNOLOGIES

The purpose of this document is to provide industry with a summary of the most relevant and practicable irrigation technologies which vegetable growers across Australia could adopt. The outcome of adopting any of these technologies should be both improved water use efficiency and economic sustainability in the long term.

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New blueberry irrigation Primefact (NSW)

The aim of this Primefact is to provide blueberry growers with practical information to ensure that irrigation management is not limiting production, while at the same time attempts to avoid any off-farm environmental impact.

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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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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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