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Avocados Australia Grower Notice: South Qld workshop
Grower Notice


South Queensland Study Group Workshop
Thursday 7 December - Blackbutt


Avocado growers and those associated with the industry are invited to a workshop in South Queensland as part of the study group series to be held on Thursday 7 December.

The event starts at 10am at the Clark family’s Green Nugget orchards at 25 Corcoran Road, Blackbutt, before moving onto the Beutel family’s Googa Farms next door at 556 Crows Nest Road in the afternoon.

The day includes an update from Avocados Australia Ltd South Queensland Director Daryl Boardman, a presentation on different types of irrigation, results from the second year of the Small Tree High Productivity Initiative project, information from the recent nutrition practices survey and two farm walks (Green Nugget and Googa Farms) focussing on canopy management systems.

Click here to view the full event notice, including agenda and detailed directions.

Morning tea and lunch will be provided but for catering purposes please RSVP by Monday 4 December with names and numbers attending to Simon Newett at simon.newett@daf.qld.gov.au or send a text with name and numbers attending to 0400 56 57 84 (or leave a message). Please let us know if you have special dietary requirements. We look forward to seeing you there!


To keep up-to-date with upcoming events, please visit our events calendar.


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

Horticulture Innovation Australia
This Grower Notice has been funded by Hort Innovation, using the avocado research and development levy and contributions from the Australian Government. Hort Innovation is the grower-owned, not-for-profit research and development corporation for Australian horticulture.