15 June 2022: WA grower session

The ATGA and DPIRD will host a grower session on Wednesday 15 June for WA growers.

Growers can attend in person at either Carnarvon or Swan Valley, or online, from 9am-1pm.

Read more here.

Pick of the Bunch • 2 June 2022

Our latest Pick of the Bunch is out now!

In this edition:

• Export awards close soon
• The importance of our logistics
• Sowing the seeds of agtech
• Career pathway program
• Making better irrigation decisions
• Supporting women in ag
• Succession planning
• Scholarships for women in hort
• Events
• What the tech?
• What’s happening in the vineyard?
• The mixed bunch

Pick of the Bunch • 19 May 2022

Our latest Pick of the Bunch is out now!

We take a look at the ATGA team’s upcoming Western Australian trip, get some advice on how to act now ahead of rising Queensland fruit fly numbers in Sunraysia, highlight some events, and much more.

Pick of the Bunch • 5 May 2022

Our latest Pick of the Bunch is out now!

In this edition:
– May magazine out soon
– Have your say on industry communications
– New dates for Sunraysia
– The power of technology
– NFF sets down election requests
– Northern exposure
– Plant Biosecurity symposium
– National strategy released
– What’s happening in the vineyard?
– Events
– What the tech?
– The mixed bunch

6-8 June: Hort Connections

Hort Connections 2022 will be held in Brisbane following the successful, COVID-safe delivery of Hort Connections 2021.

The theme for Hort Connections 2022 – Growing Together – will highlight the importance for every sector of the horticulture industry to come together to build a stronger more resilient food system to feed local and international consumers.

Hort Connections speakers and exhibitors will showcase the latest research, technologies and innovations to offer new perspectives on how the industry can grow together.

Find out more here.

20-21 May: Mildura Field Days

Mildura Field Days are family fun days out, including local and national exhibitors, something for children, and a wide range of exhibitors including ag-tech machinery, industry representation, local and state government and more.

Held 9am to 5pm, Friday 20 & 9am to 4pm Saturday 21 May 2022 at the Mildura Racing Club, 53 Racecourse Road, (off Cowra Ave) Nichols Point.

Find out more here

19-20 May: Sunraysia grower sessions

Sunraysia grower sessions planned for 4 May will now be postponed due to delayed harvest and grower availability.

The ATGA team will provide growers an update on restricted spring growth, including testing and analysis conducted to date.
 New dates for the grower sessions are as follows:
Mildura & surrounding growers
When: Thursday 19 May, 4.30pm (refreshments provided)
Where: Department of Primary Industries, cnr Koorlong & 11th streets, Irymple

Euston/Robinvale growers:
When: Friday 20 May, from 8am (for breakfast), 8.30 meeting start
Where: Joe Garreffa’s shed, Taylor Rd, Euston

Contact Karen Connolly to RSVP on 0407 233 899 or by email.