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Berry Update Day - Tasmania

  • TFGA (meeting room) Cnr Cimitere and Charles St Launceston (map)

Berry Update is a chance to catch up on the latest berry opportunities, talk about issues of common interest to berry growers in Tasmania and meet some new industry members.

  • R&D opportunities for raspberry and strawberry (pre meeting 10:00am– 11:00 am)
  • Varroa update—can this be good news? Steve Quarrell, University of Tasmania
  • Hort Award review, Keith Rice
  • Strawberries from Seed—F1 hybrids- GerryBoontjes, Australis Seed Company
  • LUNCH sponsored by WORKFORCE XS Launcesto
  • Blueberry rust update - Phil Pyke
  • Southern strawberry industry development
  • Strawberry runners for Tasmania- Westerway Raspberries (presented by Michele Buntain/Phil Pyke on behalf of Rob Clark)

RSVP Monday August 30th
Fruit Growers Tasmania
Phone:  62 311 944

Cost: Members $30 | Non-Members $40 includes lunch