Summer Symposium and Farm Walk

  • 04.02.2017
  • 9:00 AM
  • 05.02.2017
  • 12:00 PM
  • Benalla and surrounding districts - Victoria


  • Costs cover Symposium, farm walks, lunch and Saturday night Dinner
  • Costs cover symposium, farm walk, lunch and Saturday night Dinner

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Summer Symposium and Farm Walk


Symposium: Saturday 4th February - 9:00 am to 12:30 pm

Farm Walk: Saturday 4th February - 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Dinner: Saturday 4th February - 7:00 pm onwards

Farm Walk: Sunday 5th February - 9:30 am to 12:00 noon

EVENT CLOSES - Sunday 5th February at 12:00 noon 



9:00 am          Registration

9:30 am          Welcome        Michael Lang, President

9:40 am          FOOD SAFETY        Richard Bennett

10:10 am        ‘Orchard Floor Hygiene and Soil Health’   Darren Cribbes, ConNEXUS Global

10:40 am        Microwave postharvest disinfestations of insects    CSIRO

11:10 am        Description and management of premature fruit drop in walnuts’                      Walnuts Australia/Michael Lang/Jacquelyn Simpson/Emily Thomas

11:40 am        ‘Harvest to Home Programme’ National Measurement Institute

12:10 pm        CROP ESTIMATIONS PROGRAM          Panel Session

12:30 pm        CLOSE and LUNCH

1:30 pm          Depart for King Valley Walnuts

2:00 pm          King Valley Walnuts – Orchard – processing – value adding

4:00 pm          Depart for

4:30 pm          Visit - TBC

5:30 pm          Return to hotel

7:00 pm          Pre-dinner drinks

7:30 pm          Dinner

Sunday 5th FEBRUARY

9:00 am          Depart for

9:30 am          Visit - TBC

11:30 am        Grower Forum

12:30 pm        Depart for home.                             

Australian Walnut Industry Association

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