Bundaberg Fruit & Vegetable Growers (BFVG) believe in being proactive in sourcing opportunities to improve the capabilities our our regions producers through the delivery and partnership of workshops, field days, training, networking & promotional events.

Events will generally vary throughout the year. If there is a specific subject that you would like to learn more about, please contact BFVG's Industry Services Officer

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4th April 2019

Agforum 2019

The AgForum is an annual, regional event that is coordinated by regional and rural agribusiness stakeholders in the Wide Bay.

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8th March 2019

Workplace Essentials 2019

Located at Agrotrend this year, the Bundaberg workshops will cover a range of topics catered to needs of each region including: Workcover, Workplace Health and Safety, Lbour Licencing, Safety Advocate Garry Nicoles and Employment relations.

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8th February 2019

Train the Trainer

Register for this FREE Train the Trainer workshop aimed to help businesses create workplace environments that are mentally healthy and retain staff

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21st March 2018

VegNet Industry Breakfast Tuesday 3rd April

The Vegetable Leafminer is a new pest which causes reduced plant growth. Jessica Lye from AUSVEG is coming to Bundaberg next month to talk about identification, biological and chemical control options, trapping options and eradication. Download our flyer for

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19th March 2018

2018 Industry Gala Dinner | Save the Date

The date for Bundaberg Fruit & Vegetable Growers Biennial Industry Gala Dinner is set, join us

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12th March 2018

Austsafe Super 'Unifying Agriculture' Raceday - Sat, 5th May

Austsafe Super are hosting their 7th Annual 'Unifying Agriculture' Charity Race day. Austsafe represents many Queensland Businesses and supports local community organisations through a number of events such as the Austsafe Super 'Unifying Agriculture' Charity Race Day

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16th February 2018

Robots Drone & Sensors, Future Farming Masterclass

Join us at BFVG's Agricultural Hub at this years Agrotrend event! The first of its kind hosted.

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8th February 2018

Agribusiness Modelling and Financing

Could your farming business be restructured for strong growth, diversification or market optimisation?

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24th January 2018

VegPro Negotiations & Influencing Workshops 14-15 March 2018

How to communicate, increase confidence and develop practical skills - Negotiating + Influencing Workshop

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20th October 2017

Hort Innovation Industry Updates Event with BFVG to be Held on 17th November 2017

Information and Q & A sessions on levy investments in the Avocado, Macadamia and Vegetable Funds

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20th September 2017

Breakfast with the Queensland Trade Commissioner to the United States, Canada and Mexico

Fraser Coast Regional Council in partnership with Trade and Investment Queensland is pleased to invite you to a Networking Breakfast with special guest Queensland Trade Commissioner to the United States, Canada and Mexico David Camerlengo.

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13th September 2017

Unconcious Bias Bundaberg Workshop

We are excited to have the Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland coming to Bundaberg to deliver FREE Unconscious Bias training to HR professionals, middle and senior Managers and community leaders

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15th August 2017

Workplace Essentials Workshops

One day Workplace Essentials Workshop for busy agribusiness owners, managers and supervisors, get yourself and your team leaders up to speed. Workshops are being held in 17 different locations across the state and producers from all agriculture sectors are invited to attend.

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2nd August 2017

Winning Export Market Entry Workshop

Winning Export Market Entry Workshop, DAF offices at 16 – 32 Enterprise Street, Bundaberg | 9am to 2.30pm | Tuesday 5th September. Registration Required

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26th July 2017

Hort Code Workshops

Hort Code Roadshow. BFVG & Growcom together with the ACCC are delivering a series of workshops to assist growers understand the new code and developing an HPA |Wed 23rd Aug Bundaberg, Tue 22nd Aug 3:00pm, Gayndah.

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24th July 2017

Community Members Wanted to Provide Insight into Preparedness for Natural Disasters

CQUniversity, in conjunction with Bundaberg Regional Council and QLD Fire and Emergency Services, is seeking your input!

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18th July 2017

Growing the Supply Chain Bus tour

Growing the Supply Chain Bus Tour Wrap Up 12-13 July, 2017 Thirty-four representatives of the Horticulture Industry participated in the Growing the Supply Chain bus tour mid July which was funded through BFVG’s VegNET project with major sponsorship from AustSafe Super.

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11th July 2017

Post-harvest Management of Vegetables

Good postharvest management keeps vegetables fresh and customers happy. Postharvest techniques prevent damage, limit water loss and maintain quality from farm to retail sale.

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26th May 2017

Automation, robotics & sensing for the vegetable industry

Researchers from Qld University Technology, CSIRO & Australian Centre for Field Robotics will be presenting their latest findings in June. The focus will be on vision systems, sensors & sensor networks.

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2nd May 2017

Sweet potato Forum

Identifying growth opportunities in export markets. Join AusIndustry, the Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, Dept of State Development, Workplace Health & Safety QLD, QRAA, Bundaberg Enterprise Centre, Trade & Investment QLD, BFVG and CQU

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21st April 2017

Sustainable Agriculture Forum

World renowned biological farming expert Dr Arden Andersen is the sole presenter over a three-day event in Maryborough. Author of three well-known publications (Science in Agriculture, Real Medicine Real Health, Anatomy of Life and Energy in Agriculture) which specialise in raising awareness around the practice of healthy eating and wholesome farming practices.

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31st March 2017

2017 Agrotrend

Celebrating Bundaberg Agrotrend's 40th Year, Join many Agricultural businesses over the 2 day event at the Bundaberg Recreational Precinct, Kendalls Road Bundaberg. Friday 5th and Saturday 6th May 2017.

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28th March 2017

CGMMV & Soil Wealth Workshops

NT Farmers and NT DPI share CGMMV experiences | Biosecurity QLD update | Soil, trials & research updates

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8th February 2017

Climate Adaptation Workshop

What impacts will climate change have on our region, your industry and your business...? This workshop provides you with an opportunity to discuss and plan how you can manage climate change impacts within your industry.

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27th January 2017

Vegetable R&D Workshop

Hort Innovation invites all vegetable growers and industry stakeholders to attend a strategic planning workshop in Bundaberg during March 2017. SIP workshop details Location: Burnett Club Date: Thursday 2nd of March, 2017 Start time: 1.30pm Finish: 4.00pm RSVP: Please email your RSVP to If you also need a point of contact, please call Daryl Anastasi on 0428 716 218.

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18th January 2017

Melon Industry and Horticultural Growers Update

Thursday 2nd February, The Burnett Club, 5 Quay Street, Bundaberg 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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13th January 2017

R&D Workshop

What do you think needs to be an R&D focus for our region? Come along to the R&D Workshop, hear speakers discuss the how to's of permits and identify your R&D needs for sustainable and profitable farming.

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1st December 2016

EOI | Have your Say!

BFVG and Hort Innovation are teaming up for a March "Farming Elements" workshop with an opportunity for you to contribute to the Strategic Investment Plan which is currently in review, your chance is here to have your say.

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9th November 2016

NVEN: Farming Elements, Irrigation, Practice and Benefits - CANCELLED

Join us for the first of a series of Farming Elements workshops, supported by the National Vegetable Extension Network and Bundaberg Fruit & Vegetable Growers

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22nd September 2016

Water Use Efficiency and Energy Workshop

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19th August 2016

R&D Assistance, Are you Eligible?

The R&D Tax Incentive reduces the cost and risk of undertaking research and development (R&D) activities for your business.

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6th May 2016

2016 National Horticulture and Innovation Expo

The 2016 National Horticultural and Innovation Expo will be held at the DAF Research Station on Wednesday 27th & Thursday 28th July, 2016. The Main drawcard for the Expo will be the seed companies that will be showcasing their new varietys over the 2 days.

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7th April 2016

Agrotrend Industry event

Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers and Multikfraft will be onsite with organic compost materials and demonstration May 6th - 7th 2016

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25th January 2016

Build Your Wealth Build Your Soil Health Workshops

Join us in Bundaberg (Feb 17, 2016) or Gympie (Feb 18, 2016) with soil health experts, guest growers sharing their experiences, Q&A panel sessions and of course some good tucker!

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15th January 2016

2016 Night Under the Stars Industry Gala Dinner 8th Oct 2016

On behalf of Chairman Allan Mahoney, Directors, Staff and Members of Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers Cooperative Ltd (BFVG), it gives us great pleasure to inform you the BFVG Gala Dinner will be held on Saturday 8th October 2016 at the Grand Arena of the Bundaberg Recreational Precinct.

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20th November 2015

Soil Test and EM Map Interpretation Workshop Thurs 26th Nov

Do you really understand your soil test results? How do your results compare to others in the district?

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16th November 2015

HIA Fruit Fly Roadshow 9th December

International fruit fly expert joins Hort Innovation roadshow The aim of the roadshow is to assist growers in managing fruit flies in their crop, and learn from the experience of world class Area Wide Management (AWM) practitioners

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31st October 2015

Public Forums - Electricity/Solar Pricing Inquiries

The QPC will be holding public hearings to discuss the inquiries into Electricity Pricing and Solar Feed-in Pricing. Public forums will provide interested parties with the opportunity to present evidence and views to the Commission relevant to these two inquiries.

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8th October 2015

Women in Global Business

Women in Global Business and ANZ invite you to the 9th annual Speaker Series on Unlocking India and China opportunities

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29th September 2015

Safe Work Month

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland will hold Safe Work Month events across the state during the month of October for, focusing on safety leadership, innovation and practical solutions:

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