VegPRO is an industry-funded national training program that delivers targeted training to growers and growing operations around the country to ensure that you have access to tailored training solutions that meet your needs.

In collaboration with the VegNET project, VegPRO is delivering an irrigation skills workshops South Australia in mid-May.

Time/date: 8:30am-3:30pm, Thursday 17 May 2018
Thorndon Park Produce – Corner of Gawler River Road & Heaslip Road, Angle Vale SA

This workshop will give practical, hands-on training to irrigation operators in the vegetable industry, and will cover:

  • The relationships between water, crops and soil.
  • Understanding and managing the irrigation system.
  • Determining an irrigation schedule that matches crop water needs.
  • Measuring and interpretation of soil moisture monitoring information.
  • Strengths and weaknesses of soil, plant and weather based approaches for irrigation decisions.

This workshop is free for levy-payers thanks to a strategic levy investment by Hort Innovation.

For more information on this workshop, or to register to attend, click here. To keep up with all the workshops VegPRO is delivering for growers around the country, use the program’s Eventbrite page.

This post appeared in the AUSVEG Weekly Update published 15 May 2018 and 24 April 2018. Subscribe to the Update using our online form to receive the latest industry news in your inbox every week!