Agronomy

Screen Shot 2017-03-23 at 2.10.33 PM

How to reduce nitrous oxide emissions from processing tomatoes

The Australian processing tomato industry operates in a global market, where good environmental credentials are important in achieving the best financial returns for growers. In a recent project, AHR has worked with the Australian processing tomato industry to develop ways of reducing …

Read More

AHR Booth_3

AHR at the National Horticulture Convention and Field Day

AHR staff were thrilled to be part of the National Horticulture Convention on the Gold Coast last week. The popular stand featured both the Soil Wealth and Integrated Crop Protection projects, where 100s of fact sheets, UBSs, Pest and Disease …

Read More

Mike Titley, a vegetable agronomist at Applied Horticultural Research (AHR) in Australia, provides technical support to the project teams and farmers

Improving Income and Nutrition in Eastern and Southern Africa

AVRDC Eastern and Southern Africa recently received a visit from Mike Titley, a vegetable agronomist at Applied Horticultural Research (AHR) in Australia. AHR is one of the partners in the  VINESA project (“Improving income and nutrition in eastern and southern …

Read More

Ms Luyen from Tu Nhien village and Ms Vu Thi Phuong Thanh from Fresh Studio are justifiably proud of the premium strawberries now grown in Tu Nhien village

How growing high-quality vegetables increased Vietnam vegetable farmers’ income by 150%

An Australian-funded project is helping farmers in Vietnam increase their income by supplying high-quality, certified-safe vegetables to retail stores and urban consumers in Hanoi. Using a value chain model developed as part of the ACIAR – AHR project team, farmers …

Read More

Soil Wealth col

Integrated Crop Protection – Helping vegetable growers protect crops

Protecting crops in sustainable ways is vital for Australian vegetable producers to improve productivity and profitability. Crop protection practices, capabilities and attitudes differ in the levy paying vegetable industry. Markets and consumers expect pesticide use to be minimised. Pesticides may …

Read More

Page 2 of 612345...Last »