Fierce competition in the canned-fruit industry which almost brought Goulburn Valley food processing to its knees has gone into remission because of a global peach shortage.
The UDV will hit the hard issues of herd improvement, government funding and discuss its vision for the Australian dairy industry at this week’s 38th annual conference.
Goulburn Valley growers who supply SPC Ardmona may get a better price for their fruit if conditions continue to improve for the processor.
The 2014 duck hunting season opens across Victoria this weekend.
The fruit industry is becoming weary of being told of huge opportunities in markets in Asia by Australian governments which cannot negotiate free trade agreements to get access.
Woolworths has extended its three year deal with SPC Ardmona to five years which will require an extra 24000 tonnes of fruit, tomatoes and navy beans.
Woolworths this morning announced a five year deal for SPC Ardmona.
New figures compiled for a UDV report show how average dairy milk prices have remained static in real terms over the past 10 years.
Campbells Soups will invest $5 million at its Shepparton factory to boost exports of canned food products to Asia by up to $14 million a year, a project that will secure the future of 250 full-time jobs in the Goulburn Valley.
A new horticultural research centre for Tatura and a $5 million industry and employment fund for the Goulburn Valleywas announced by the state government this morning.
Three Shepparton companies have received Victorian Government grants for their innovative practises.
More than 2200 people have signed up to show their support for a campaign to have the green route chosen for the new Yarrawonga Mulwala bridge.
The Rotary Club of Tatura has inducted four new members since the middle of last year.
Echuca tennis player Regan More and Echuca cricketer Taylor Beard are March 2014's Sportstar nominees.
Police are diverting traffic on the Midland Hwy south of Elmore following a collision between two trucks this afternoon.
Kyabram Bombers have the chance to beat Rochester under light for the first time this Friday evening.
Plenty of entries and an enjoyable afternoon.
Tocumwal's Don Elgin is aiming to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland
After his ute lost its load, a winery manager hid eight tanks while he went to get a new rope, but they were gone when he returned.
Students took to Cobram library for holiday Easter-themed craft.
Following a massive win against the Deni Rovers on Saturday, the Bloods have hit top spot for the first time since 2009.
With his blue eyes and snow-coloured coat, Nanneella horse Sinatra has looks worthy of a fairytale.
Two drivers were lucky to escape injury after a truck and car collided on Midland Hwy near Benalla this afternoon.
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