Save the date for two upcoming pest & disease workshops in Ayr and Gumlu, QLD
Industry and government are coming together to run two workshops to discuss significant pest and disease issues that are affecting vegetables and melons in Ayr, Gumlu and surrounding regions.
The following experts in their field will present on a range of threats that have arrived or are potentially about to. Topics include:
Chemical developments in insect control.
- Andrew Burrows (FMC)
- Courtney Richards (Nufarm)
- Nicholas Matthews (Bayer)
- Trent Johnson (Syngenta)
Fall armyworm: opportunities for integrated management – Siva Subramaniam (DAF).
Food safety in vegetables and melons – SP Singh (NSW DPI).
Tospoviruses and mosaic viruses in capsicums and melons – Denis Persley (DAF).
General biosecurity obligation and hitchhiker pests – Ceri Pearce (DAF).
Varroa & bee diseases – Rebecca Laws (DAF).
Serpentine and vegetable leafminer – Callum Fletcher (AUSVEG).
Please RSVP for these events whether you’re attending in person or online: