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.
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.
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.
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
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.
HIN Study Tour to New South Wales
Andrew Jessup talks about Queensland Fruit Fly Traps to HIN members
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.
HIN Study Tour to South Australia April 2016
The Horticulture Industry Network members visit South Australian Produce Market
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.