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Workshop: Preharvest water risk mitigation (Gatton)

1 November 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Training Centre (ITTC) for Food Safety in the Fresh Produce Industry, based at the University of Sydney, is hosting workshops for growers in Werribee and Gatton.

The workshops will address risk factors leading to contamination of agricultural irrigation water, water sampling strategies and mitigation options, and Professor Channah Rock, Associate Professor at the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science at University of Arizona, will share her expertise on environmental water quality.

To register for this event, please click here.

Professor Rock is working with ARC ITTC researchers and students to develop a risk-based model for E. coli and Salmonella in irrigation waters in Australia. For more information on the food safety ARC ITTC, please click here.