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Carbohydrate monitoring for orchard management – Childers

8 March @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm


If your trees could talk...

What would they tell you about carbohydrate levels?
How will knowing more about carbohydrate stores help you, to help them? 
How will measuring plant carbohydrates help you on farm? 

Growers are invited to join Growcom and precision-ag farming experts from Agri Technovation this March. 

At this practical workshop you will explore the multiple benefits of tools like carbohydrate sampling to improve nutrient budgeting and management practices.

Presenters will cover:

  • Crop physiology – carbohydrates, managing energy and nutrient demand.
  • Crop and soil physiology – managing soil health for root development (in field).
  • Carbohydrate monitoring for orchard management and productivity gains.
  • Results and critical actions based on carbohydrate data. For example pruning schedule.  
  • Potential impact on nutrition and water management.