Winter Future Orchards® Walk – Orange

Future Orchards®

Future Orchards® – The Future is now!

Join us this winter as we take a virtual stroll though several New Zealand apple orchards and hear what the best orchards are doing now and have planned for the future.

What you will see and learn while keeping your social distancing

  • Jonathan Brookes from AgFirst will explore current and future issues such as labour, trees, quality, climate and technology. 
  • Dr Nigel Swarts from TIA will provide a summary presentation on the learnings from PIPS II fertigation research project and launch the SINATA tool.
  • Your front line adviser Jessica Fearnley from NSW DPI will provide an update on the latest trial being run in the Orange and Bilpin region.
  • Ross Wilson from Agfirst will take you on a virtual tour of six leading NZ orchards, discussing the pros and cons of different systems and demonstrating the latest critical winter tasks particularly winter pruning.

Registration is essential

Due to moving online and delivering this session virtually you will need to register to access the online webinar session. Make sure to book yourself in early, we will send you a reminder the day before and on the morning of your session.

If you are unable to attend this live, why not attend one of the other regions virtual walks, click to here to view the dates of the other sessions.

For further information

APAL Orange Front Line Adviser – Jessica Fearnley on 0437 284 010 or via email jessica.fearnley@dpi.nsw.gov.au 

Proudly supported by  

Future Orchards® is an APAL project funded by Hort Innovation using the apple and pear levy with matched funds from the Australian Government. 

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