The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources' (DEDJTR) Horticulture Centre of Excellence seeks to become a critical partner in the transformation of the Victorian horticulture industry into a more profitable, business-like and export focussed sector through the sharing of knowledge and the integration of research development and extension.
Our mission is to develop "A vibrant Centre that connects, innovates and drives industry adoption of world class market-driven research and sustainable business practices".
The Horticulture Centre of Excellence seeks to :
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.Read more > about Mildura horticulture champion wins Food Source scholarship
Victorian horticulturists are being urged to implement best practice biosecurity measures following outbreaks of Tomato Potato Psyllid (TPP) in Western Australia.Read more > about Growers to be on alert for Tomato Potato Psyllid