Orchard Intensification and Robotics Field Day

Avocado & Mango event

The Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries is hosting a field day at Walkamin on 8 November 2018.

Topics will include:

  • the Small Tree High Productivity Initiative Update,
  • robotics and automation in tree crops,
  • transforming mango futures,
  • low medium and high density plantings, limb bending, pruning & trellising training, measuring and improving light interception in the orchard, yield assessments, vigour reducing rootstocks,
  • imaging technology for mapping flowering & fruit load and automated harvest,
  • insect population dynamics in intense systems, and
  • the economics of trellis systems.

Guests will be required to use footbath prior to entry onto farm. Please wear covered shoes and sun protective clothing.

Date: Thursday, November 8

Time: 8:30am-12:30pm

Venue: DAF Walkamin Research Station, Kennedy Highway

Click here to download the flyer with full event details

RSVP and enquiries: Ebony Faichney at ebony.faichney@daf.qld.gov.au or 0491 212 948

Please note: This is not an Avocados Australia event, please direct enquiries to the above contact.


8:30 am Start (Arrive 8:30 am) to 12:30 pm, 08/11/2018 (Date Past)


Queensland DAF


QDAF Walkamin Research Station
6302 Kennedy Highway
Queensland 4872

Website: https://www.daf.qld.gov.au/business-priorities/research/stations-facilities/walkamin-research-facility