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Stay alert for fruit fly this season
3 March 2023
Now is not the time to be complacent about Queensland fruit fly control, with already high population numbers expected to increase throughout autumn, according to Fruit Fly Murray Valley. Read more
Enjoying the fruits of the festive season
22 December 2022
The wet spring and mild start to summer has been a boon for home gardeners – but they are being urged not to forget about fruit fly in the busy weeks ahead.
Beat fruit fly to your garden this year
15 November 2022
Fruit Fly Murray Valley is urging the community to consider the damaging impact of fruit fly when planting their vegetable gardens this year – before it’s too late to save their produce. Read more
Early action the key to a positive fruit fly season
12 August 2022
Implementing Qfly control strategies early will give growers the best chance at managing the pest during what is expected to be another challenging season.
Read more on the coming fruit fly season in the latest Vine magazine. Read more
Act now to get ahead of fruit fly
12 August 2022
Fruit Fly Murray Valley is urging local communities to put their traps out now to reduce Queensland fruit fly numbers and set the region up for a positive season.
Effective fruit fly control starts now - Mildura
18 July 2022
Mildura home gardeners can learn how to prune their fruit trees to promote healthy growth and protect them from Qfly at a community workshop this month.
Effective fruit fly control starts now - Swan Hill
04 July 2022
Swan Hill home gardeners can learn how to prune their fruit trees to promote
healthy growth and protect them from Qfly at a community workshop this month. Read more
Community urged to mobilise to manage fruit fly
15 June 2022
Local communities urged to mobilise over the cooler months to get on top of Fruit Fly issues that caused problems over the growing season.
Tomatoes protect them or lose them
09 February 2022
Gardeners are being urged to reconsider their tomato plantings, with increased reports of Queensland fruit fly infestations in the fruiting vegetable this summer.
Fruit fly tree removal brings relief
10 January 2021
Fran Gillon has cleared her conscience with the removal of some large fruit trees that had become too difficult to manage against Queensland fruit fly.
Factor in Fruit Fly
28 January 2021
For the first time in their lives, winegrape property owners Lisa and Bill Ferguson are reaping a healthy harvest from backyard fruit trees.
Growers urged to control fruit fly on non-commercial fruit trees
3 December 2021
Commercial fruit growers have been urged to take another look around their properties for risks that could potentially derail their hard work on controlling Fruit Fly.