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Fruit Growers Tasmania Conference

Held on the 15th Jun 2023 to
17th Jun 2023

, Northern Tasmania

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Registrations are now open for the Fruit Growers Tasmania’s 2023 Conference. The conference is a key event for the horticultural calendar in southern Australia, and is expected to bring together some 200 growers and other participants. This event is also a great opportunity to network with fellow growers, customers, suppliers and service providers, and to elevate supplier profile and support for the industry through sponsorship of the event.

Visit the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) in the foyer at our trade table and hear from our researchers and students across the three day program:

Thursday 15th

Morning session 2 (11:00)

  • Jonathan Finch – Rubus Integrated Pest management
  • Kara Barry - Blueberry rust management:  Defoliating blueberries  and rust spore survival at different temperatures

Afternoon Session (14:00) concurrent sessions

  • Jonathan Finch – Pollination using alternate pollinators
  • Sally Bound:  How different orchard floor management strategies affect soil health and apple quality

Friday 16th

Morning session 2 (11:00)

TIA student session (TBC)

Saturday 17th Field

Nigel Swarts - SINATA talk in the orchard