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INNOVATIVE TUSSOCK RESEARCH PROJECT FUNDED

Date Published: Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 14:42

The not-for-profit Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party (VSTWP) is funding research into the use of fire to reduce the soil seedbank of the noxious weed Serrated Tussock (Nassella trichotoma). The research titled “Targeting the above and below ground management of serrated tussock at a landscape scale”, is led by A/Prof. Singarayer Florentine of Federation University Australia, and will be delivered over the next...

Diggers Rest Field Day a Success

Date Published: Monday, May 7, 2018 - 11:48

The VSTWP hosted a Best Practice Management Serrated Tussock Field Day on Saturday May 5th in Diggers Rest, with 42 people attending throughout the day. 

VSTWP Community Engagement Officer Ivan Carter said "we were very happy with the strong numbers and I am sure that all those in attendance were impressed by the knowledge of the guest speakers and demonstrations". The day featured spraying demonstrations, grazing and pasture...

Tussock Times Autumn 2018 Edition Available

Date Published: Monday, May 7, 2018 - 11:31
On behalf of the Chair of the Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party, we are pleased to...

Tussock Times Summer 2018 Edition Available

Date Published: Monday, January 22, 2018 - 10:38

On behalf of the Chair of the Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party, we are pleased to provide you with a copy of the 31st edition of the Tussock Times newsletter. 

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YouTube Channel nears 4000 views

Date Published: Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 13:50

The VSTWP's YouTube channel is nearing the 4000 views milestone across the 12 online videos uploaded to date. The Youtube channel features twelve videos ranging from how to identify serrated tussock, the VSTWP background and video case studies featuring...

VSTWP Present at Weed Forum

Date Published: Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 10:34

The VSTWP presented a 25 minute presentation at the Beveridge Weed Control Networking Day, which was held a few weeks ago in Beveridge.

The day featured an excellent selection of guest speakers...

VSTWP Educate at the Kilmore Ag Show

Date Published: Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 12:29
The VSTWP attended the Kilmore Ag Show over the past weekend, educating landowners of the emerging threat of serrated tussock in their area. The Ag Show...

Seeking Community Representatives: VSTWP

Date Published: Monday, October 30, 2017 - 13:25

Would you like to be a valued Community Representative on the Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party (VSTWP) Committee, and be remunerated for your time?

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VSTWP Educate at the Maffra Ag Show

Date Published: Monday, October 30, 2017 - 10:54

The VSTWP manned a stall at the ever-popular Maffra Agricultural Show over the weekend of October 28th 2017 and assisted many landowners with best practice Serrated Tussock masnagement. We had our usual...

Spring 2017 Tussock Times Now Available.

Date Published: Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 11:30

On behalf of the Chair of the Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party, we are pleased to provide you with a copy of the 30th edition of the Tussock Times newsletter. 
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