North Qld Avocado Grower Study Group Workshop

Invitation – North Qld Avocado Study Group Workshop Thursday 12 October

Avocado growers and those associated with the industry are invited to a workshop in North Queensland as part of the study group series to be held on Thursday 12 October at Jim Kochi’s orchard near Atherton.

An interesting programme has been arranged, including Dr Liz Dann (UQ) with an update on disease control, Brad Howlett (NZ Plant & Food Research) on managing pollination, organic practices with Denis Roe (Subtropical Fruit Farm Advisory Services), an update on the Small Tree High Productivity Initiative and more. Directions and full details are available in the agenda.

When: Thursday 12 October
Where: 254 Tinaroo Falls Dam Road, Atherton
Time: 9am-3pm
Agenda: Click here for the full agenda

Morning tea and lunch will be provided but for catering purposes please RSVP by Monday 9 October with numbers attending to Geoff Dickinson at or send a text with names and numbers attending to 0407 177 237 (or leave a message). Please let us know if you have special dietary requirements.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Sent on behalf of Simon Newett, Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.


9:00 am Start to 3:00 pm, 12/10/2017 (Date Past)


Queensland DAF


Tinaroo Falls