Tristate Avocado Grower Study Group Workshops
Invitation – Tristate Avocado Grower Study Group Workshops
Avocado growers and those associated with the industry are invited to attend one of two workshops in the Tristate region as part of the study group series. (Each workshop will have a similar programme.)
- Wednesday 26 July – South Australia
10am start at the Costa Exchange Training Room, 260 Chowilla St, Renmark then later at Nick Hobbs’ Chinoola orchard, Chino St, Renmark.
Click here for the South Australian agenda
- Thursday 27 July – Victoria
10am start at Glenn Goldup’s orchard, Lot 7, Sculthorpe Rd, Nangiloc, Victoria.
Click here for the Victoria agenda
One of the key topics will be dealing with temperature extremes in avocado orchards, viz. frost and heat waves. Our guest speaker on this subject will be consultant Lisa Martin from Ripe Horticulture. Dr Harley Smith from CSIRO in Adelaide will be also be attending and talking about the new project on irregular bearing: “Maximising yield and reducing seasonal variation”.
Morning tea and lunch will be provided but for catering purposes please RSVP by 9am Monday 24 July with names attending to firstname.lastname@example.org or send a text with names attending to 0400 565 784 (or leave a message). Please let us know if you have special dietary requirements.
- Day 1: 10:00 am Start (Arrive ) to 3:30 pm, 26/07/2017 (Date Past)
- Day 2: 10:00 am Start (Arrive ) to 3:30 pm, 27/07/2017 (Date Past)