AUSVEG, VegNET Gippsland, Food & Fibre Gippsland and AgVic invite you to a hands-on vegetable pest and disease masterclass, where we will discuss pest and disease recognition and management.

On the day, scientific experts and industry advisors will run an in-depth practical session on pests and diseases affecting vegetables.

AUSVEG will also provide an update on recent biosecurity projects and activities.

You will have the opportunity to learn about threats to your industry and conduct hands on learning with a range of common diseases for the region.

  • Disease experts: Cliff Kinoti and Quang Dinh (AgVic).
  • Pest expert: Callum Fletcher (AUSVEG).

Note: Some food & refreshments will be provided and there will be an opportunity to stay around and socialise with the experts and attendees after the session. Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements.

Dates and locations:

Masterclass 1 – South/West Gippsland:

  • Location: Austral Hotel (upstairs); 34 Bridge St, Korumburra.
  • Date: Tuesday 12 April 2022
  • Time: 2pm-4pm AEST

Masterclass 2 – Central/East Gippsland:

  • Location: Lindenow Hall; 150 Main Rd, Lindenow.
  • Date: Wednesday 13 April 2022
  • Time: 2pm-4pm AEST

RSVP: Please RSVP by Friday 8 April 2022 to Bonnie Dawson (VegNET RDO) on 0407 683 938 or at

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