Upcoming events

FGT berry industry seminar

When: 11.30am–3.30am Thursday, 5 September 2019

Where: The Tailrace Centre, 1 Waterfront Drive, Riverside, Launceston TAS 7250

Fruit Growers Tasmania will be hosting a free berry seminar day in Launceston on Thursday, 5 September 2019. The event will bring together berry growers, researchers and industry consultants to share the latest information on production practices, IPDM, and postharvest management form across the berry sector, and update growers on local and national Industry development activities.

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Cherry industry day

When: 10.00am–3.30pm Thursday, 19 September 2019

Where: Somercotes, Mona Vale Rd, Ross

FGT will be hosting a cherry industry day on Thursday, 19 September 2019. Hosted at historic Somercotes in Ross, the event includes a guided orchard walk, demonstrations of steam-weeding and sprayer calibration, and updates on TIA's latest cherry research findings. The day will also feature a Q&A discussion about on-farm biosecurity and discuss chemical options for pest control, chemical rotation for resistance management, and restrictions on agrichemical use for international markets. RSVP.

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Apple & pear industry day

When: 10.00am–3.30pm Monday, 7 October 2019

Where: Huon Valley

SAVE THE DATE. FGT will be hosting an apple industry day on Monday, 7 October 2019. The event includes a guided orchard walk, a Q&A discussion about on-farm biosecurity for apple growers, the use of plant growth regulators to manage manage flowering and crop load, and chemical options for pest control. Further details to be announced in coming days.

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