BFVG Completed Projects

2011-2015

Controlled Traffic Farming: a new management concept for Queensland Horticulture

Project Code: OC12-00762

This was a two year joint project between Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers and Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Qld) and was finalised in 2013.

This project contributed to improving soil conditions through Controlled Traffic Farming in Queensland horticulture production systems, particularly vegetables. Project activities included on-farm demonstration sites in Bundaberg, Bowen and the Lockyer Valley, economic analyses to identify cost benefits to producers, field days and the development of case studies and recommendations for Controlled Traffic Farming in horticulture.

Contact bree.grima@bfvg.com.au for more information.

Production Horticulture Workforce Development Action Plan – Wide Bay Burnett Regional Implementation

July 2013 – September 2015

This project is a collaboration of Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers, Growcom and Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Qld).

The Regional Workforce Development Officer (RWDO) for the Wide Bay Burnett Region was responsible for delivering on actions identified in the Queensland Production Horticulture Workforce Development Action Plan.

For more information on this project contact;

Kylie Jackson (Regional Workforce Development Officer)
Phone BFVG office 07) 4153 3007
Mobile 0488 533 801
Email kylie.jackson@bfvg.com.au

Adoption of variable rate technology in Queenslands intensive vegetable production systems

This project is a two year collaboration of Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers and Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Qld).  It will contribute to sustainable, productive and efficient horticultural industry in Australia by developing and optimising technologies to evaluate in-field spatial variabilitly. Variable rate methodologies will be demonstrated to maximise vegetable production.
A number of grower-collaborators in the Bundaberg Region have been engaged to trial crop sensing techologoy and yield monitoring.

If you’d like to know more about this project,  Contact bree.grima@bfvg.com.au for more information.

Resources

Questions or Suggestions