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Ayr: Pest & disease workshop

20 July 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Industry and government are coming together to run a workshop to discuss significant pest and disease issues that are affecting horticulture in Ayr and surrounding regions.

We will be bringing experts in their field to present on a range of threats that have arrived or are potentially about to. Topics will be of interest to a range of industries and will cover:

  • Fall armyworm: opportunities for integrated management.
  • Food safety in vegetables and melons.
  • Tospoviruses and mosaic viruses in capsicums and melons.
  • General biosecurity obligation and hitchhiker pests.
  • Varroa & bee diseases.
  • Serpentine and vegetable leafminer.

Join us on the day for great discussion and to see & hear about what threats could impact your profitability.

For more info, contact Callum Fletcher on 0423 453 577 or