Growing Vegies in Australia
Ross Ord is an expert on the vegetable growing industry in Australia.
In this story, he discusses the organisation Ausveg and the key issues facing their members. Growing vegies requires more than simple horticultural knowledge and fosters an appreciation for issues like water usage, climate change, labour cost and shortage, environment, trade relations and biosecurity.
Ross also talks about what career opportunities are available for young people.
Did you know? As far as "top vegies of the moment", Asian vegetables and exotic new products like broccolini are on the increase!