The January/February 2019 edition of Vegetables Australia is now hitting mailboxes around the country, and it’s a great look at some of the freshest research and development (R&D) and other industry news around the country.

This R&D coverage looks at a wide range of industry research, including:

  • the causes and management of redback spiders in broccoli;
  • the effects of winter cover crop on weeds in Tasmanian and Western Australian trials;
  • IPM and precision technology trial sites in the Northern Territory and Victoria; and
  • new resources available through the VegPRO project.

In industry news, we have an in-depth interview with E.E. Muir & Sons Managing Director Ian Muir about their recent recognition as Asia Pacific Regional Winner of the 2018 Corteva Environmental Respect Awards, a look at incoming changes to export airfreight security, and plenty more.

In our grower profiles this month, we talk to Justin Vanstone in our young grower profile and Janne Dipple for our Women in Horticulture section. We also have a special profile of the Camilleri family where we speak with Frank and Frances Camilleri’s daughters about why they’ve decided to follow in their parents’ footsteps and be part of the vegetable industry.

To read the latest edition of Vegetables Australia in full, take a look at it here. If you want to receive hard copies of the magazine as they’re released, you can subscribe to AUSVEG publications for free using our online form.

This post appeared in the AUSVEG Weekly Update published 22 January 2019. Subscribe to the Update using our online form to receive the latest industry news in your inbox every week!