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HMA NSW Fruit Care Workshop

August 24 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

HMA NSW has organised an event to update on the latest in fruit care, covering important topics such as how to deal with fruit fly, what is happening with the newly introduced citrus canker and other potential threats, and a guide to identifying tomato/potato psyllid.

After lunch we will visit the nearby (300m away) Engalls Nursery to see what’s new in citrus and other fruit and discuss current rootstocks etc.

This is a valuable opportunity to update your knowledge on these important issues.

Please feel free to pass this invitation on to anyone interested.

Cost is $20 for HMA members and $25 for non-members.

The draft schedule is:

Friday 24 August

Arrive 9:30 for a 10 am sharp start

10 am –       Andrew Jessup presentation on fruit fly control. Andrew is a horticultural entomologist who has spent more than 20 years working with Queensland fruit fly.

11:15 am –  Break for morning tea

11:30 am –   Dr Nerida Donovan presentation on citrus canker. Nerida is a plant pathologist with the NSW DPI who specialises in citrus.

12:00 –        Identifying tomato/potato psyllid.

12:30 pm –  Lunch (own expense)

1:30 pm –    Visit to Engall’s to see what’s happening in citrus/fruit trees.  Here we can have a discussion on the benefits, downsides of modern rootstocks etc.

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Details

Date:
August 24
Time:
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=402000&

Organiser

HMA NSW
Website:
http://www.hmansw.com.au/

Venue

Dural Country Club
662A Old Northern Road
Dural, NSW 2158 Australia
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