North East Region Spring Remedial Aerial Fertiliser Program

September 16, 2021

HVP Plantations wish to advise of upcoming fertiliser operations in the plantations in North East  Victoria. They will be occurring in the following plantation areas.

Myrtleford – Bright, Wandiligong, Ovens, Merriang, Lake Buffalo, Stanley.

Shelley – Koetong, Railway, Lucyvale, Goulds.

Benalla – Warrenbayne, Fenns

These operations will involve the application of granular fertiliser to established stands of various ages. An aircraft will be used to accurately broadcast the fertiliser. The operation is scheduled to commence in October,  and will take approximately 2 weeks to complete across the Region.

HVP will install on ground signage during the operation to highlight the specific area that will be treated. Buffer zones are in place to ensure the operation is safe and contained. Buffers of 200m are applied between the operation and residential dwellings, and 30m between the operation and adjoining properties.  Buffers are also applied between the operation and waterways.

This operation is being undertaken to correct nutrient deficiencies and to enhance the growth of the plantations. The product being applied is granular Boron.

The use of fertilisers in Victoria is in accordance with the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Regulations 2017. Further information can be found at

If you have any questions about these operations please give our office a call on 03 57312000.

Maps showing the location of the planned operations are shown below.

Lucyvale   Shelley

Warrenbayne   Samaria

Lake Buffalo   Stanley    Ovens

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