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Blueberry Workshop

Blueberry growers’ workshop

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Tuesday, 27 September 2022, 12.00pm

Fruit Growers Tasmania and Berries Australia held a very successful Blueberry growers’ workshop at Campbell Town on Friday 23 September. Blueberry rust identification and control was the main theme for the event.

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Hort training

Subsidised Supervisor Training

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Wednesday, 31 August 2022, 10.00am

TasTAFE is offering a new training opportunity for up to 75 participants from the fruit sector across three regional locations throughout Tasmania. The training is valued at $2,100, but is now available to eligible participants for as little as $210 per person, thanks to support from Skills Tasmania.

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Drapeau_Lehner 2D Cherry growing system

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Monday, 15 August 2022, 4.40pm

Fruit Growers Tasmania Industry Development Officer Lawrence Cowley recently caught up with European consultant Leon Jahae to learn about an older tree architecture system that is finding favour again with growers in the Northern Hemisphere. They discussed the Drapeau_Lehne 2D Cherry growing system, which may offer potential for better picking performance and more uniform fruit quality.

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