Category Archives: Industry Events

Seed – how risky is it? – 9 June 2021 Growers Workshop

Please join us for a short workshop to review seed as an entry pathway for exotic and endemic plant diseases. Organisers:Cherie Gambley, DAF QLD, Fiona Constable, Agriculture Victoria and Callum Fletcher, AusVeg Where:Brisbane convention centre Plaza room P3 and P4. When:2:30 to 4:30 pm Wednesday the 9 th of June 2021 Who:Vegetable, melon and nursery…

2020 Australian Melon Conference variety trial videos

Following the cancellation of the 2020 Syngenta Australian Melon Conference & Field Day, six videos have been published to highlight the melon varieties that were showcased by seed companies exhibiting at the field day site. Check them out: AMA compilation of melon trials BASF Vegetable Seeds HM Clause Rijk Zwaan Seminis Syngenta

Leadership Exploration and Development (LEAD) program

The program consists of two residential workshops and a series of webinars. The three day workshops will be conducted in Canberra and Brisbane. You can join Group 1 or Group 2 depending on your availability, but you need to commit to both workshops in your group. The cost of LEAD is free with accommodation provided….

Corteva Agriscience 2018 Australian Melon Industry Conference & Field Day

The 2018 Conference & Field Day was held on 17, 18, 19, 20 September 2018. Presentations Field evaluation of synergists to overcome pyrethroid resistance in silverleaf whitefly Field evaluation of synergists to overcome pyrethroid resistance in silverleaf whitefly (9301 KB) Pollination of hybrid watermelon in Australia Pollination of hybrid watermelon in Australia (5011 KB) Fair…

Bayer 2016 Australian Melon Industry Conference & Field Days

The 2016 Australian Melon Industry Conference & Field Days was held in Mildura, Victoria on 16 – 18 March 2016 . The Conference & Field Days featured a mix of technical presentations and practical in-field demonstrations. Growers, researchers and industry practitioners from across the melon industry came together for the opportunity to network and socialise…