Vegalogue

Retail spotlight, benchmarking vegetable growers and Young Grower of the Year

September 19, 2023 AUSVEG Episode 2
Vegalogue
Retail spotlight, benchmarking vegetable growers and Young Grower of the Year
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Vegalogue is a new podcast from Australian vegetable peak industry body AUSVEG. Each month we'll be taking a look at issues affecting the Australian vegetable, potato and onion sectors, unpacking levy-funded research and meeting some of the incredible people who make up the vegetable industry.

This month, we discuss:

  • Retail is under the spotlight with the Government's Competition Policy Review and the Independent Reviewer's Food and Grocery Code survey
  • A new five-year project helping vegetable growers benchmark their business performance run by Planfarm
  • The challenges of starting a new vegetable operation from scratch with Corteva Agriscience Young Grower of the Year, Robert Arvier of West Pine Ag

Guests:

  • Lucy Gregg, AUSVEG's National Public Affairs Manager
  • Paul Omodei, Director of Horticulture, Planfarm
  • Peter Dobra, R&D Manager, Loose Leaf Lettuce Company
  • Robert Arvier, West Pine Ag

Thanks for listening to Vegalogue! You can find out more about AUSVEG and the Australian vegetable industry at ausveg.com.au. Subscribe to our newsletter, or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Tik Tok, or Twitter/X.

Retail, retail, retail
Benchmarking vegetable growers
Young Grower of the Year, Robert Arvier