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Agriculture Victoria IPDM Workshop series

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agriculture victoria ipdm workshops

Renowned entomologist and IPDM specialist David Williams, together with local experts, will run IPDM orchard walks for apple and pear growers this Spring.

The sessions will be held on case study IPDM orchards in each state and be a chance to see what IPDM strategies have been implemented and how well they have worked.

The sessions will cover:

  • current local IPDM issues;
  • overview the host case study orchard and look at what IPDM strategies have been implemented;
  • an orchard walk, including hands on monitoring.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own hand lens if they have one.

Individual 20 minute sessions with David can be booked to create or review an IPDM plan for participants own orchards – please RSVP and make a booking.

Workshop locations and dates:

Western Australia – Manjimup

Date: Wednesday 30th October 2019
Time: 10am – 1pm
Location: Newton Brothers Starkie Road Orchard, Manjimup
RSVP: Susan.murphy-white@dpird.wa.gov.au or 0429 413 420

Victoria – Yarra Valley

Date: Thursday 7th November
Time: 11am – 2pm
Location: David and Sue Fingers Orchard, 135 Parkinsons Rd, Launching Place
RSVP: emily.crawford@agriculture.vic.gov.au or (03) 5824 5512

Tasmania – Geeveston

Date: TBD
Time:  TBD
Location: 41 Donnellys Rd, Geeveston
RSVP: Stephen.quarrell@utas.edu.au or 0427 833 334

Queensland  – Stanthorpe

Date: Tuesday 19th November
Time: 9:30 am
Location: Daniel’s Shed, Nicoletti Orchards, 61 Nicoletti Lane, Pozieres Qld
RSVP: Peter.Nimmo@daf.qld.gov.au or 0407 371 057

NSW – Batlow

Date: Tuesday 26th November
Time:  9am – 12pm
Location: Meet at Batlow RSL, followed by walk at Tingira Orchard, 3038 Batlow Rd, Kunama
RSVP: kevin.dodds@dpi.nsw.gov.au or 0427 918 315

NSW – Orange

Date: Wednesday 27th November
Time: 1pm -4pm
Location: Orange Agricultural Institute (OAI) training rooms, 1447 Forest Road, Orange, followed by OAI orchard walk.
RSVP:  jessica.fearnley@dpi.nsw.gov.au or 0437 274 010

South Australia – Adelaide Hills

Date: Tuesday 3rd December
Time: 10am -1pm
Location : Ceravalo Orchards, 376 Lobethal Rd Ashton
RSVP: paul@lenswoodcoop.com.au or 0419 826 956

 

For more information visit: https://extensionaus.com.au/ozapplepearipdm/ipdm-orchard-walks-spring-2019

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