VG15032 – Global Innovations in Horticulture Seminar commenced in December 2015 and encompassed three
seminars from 2015-2018, all named the Global Innovations in Horticulture Seminar.
The project focused on developing and running outcome-oriented seminars of high value to the vegetable
industry. The project involved the coordination and execution of a one-day seminar, designed to increase the
understanding of up to 150 levy-paying vegetable growers regarding innovations in agriculture that are research or
technology based and currently or soon to be available.
Throughout the project, the feedback from the Australian vegetable growers who attended the seminars was
highly positive. This confirmed a need for there to be a consistent knowledge stream regarding vegetable
production innovation. This feedback also shows there is an increasing desire for more seminars which provide this