24 October 2023

Southern Queensland Regional Forum

Citrus Australia’s is hosting its Regional Forum in Southern Queensland Tuesday 31 October 2023 at the Mundubbera Golf Club, followed by a farm walk at Blue Rocks.

Join Citrus Australia staff in networking and learning the latest developments across a broad range of subjects in the industry, including local areas of interest.

Please arrive for a 12:30 registration and light lunch before the forum commences at 1pm sharp.

At the end of the presentations, join Citrus Australia on a farm walk to Blue Rocks. The farm walk will explore Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Citrus Black Spot & Emperor Brown Spot Trial Updates, and irrigation monitoring equipment. Attendees will please make their own transport to the farm walk location – it’s a 10 minute drive from the Golf Club.

The program is as follows (copies of program will be available on the day):

Southern Queensland Program

12:30| Registration & light lunch on arrival

1:00| Welcome – Matthew Benham, SQRAC Chair 

1:05| Citrus Australia, Industry & Labour update – Nathan Hancock, Citrus Australia

1:30| Market Development & Trade UpdateDavid Daniels, Citrus Australia   

1:55| The Biology of Huanglongbing – Dr Andrew Beattie, University of Sydney

2:25| Break

2:45| USA Biosecurity Study Tour Findings –  Craig Estens & Brenton Wenham 

2:55| Yasmin Barber, North Burnett Community Services*

3:05| Burnett Mary Resource Group*

3:10| Irrigation & Nutrition at Cell Division Q& Shane Singh, Agrihort Solutions 

3:20| Citrus Black Spot & Emperor Brown Spot Trial Updates – Tamil Thangavel, QLD Dept. Agriculture and Fisheries  

3:30| Closing remarks – Nathan Hancock  

3:45| All attendees make own transport to farm walk  

4:00-4:30| Farm Walk at Blue Rocks: 411 Gayndah Mundubbera Road, Glenrae   

The forums are free to attend for all industry members. Registrations are encouraged.

Simply register below:

Southern Queensland Regional Forum 2023

Thank you for registering for our Southern Queensland Regional Forum on Tuesday 31 October 2023. For catering purposes, please register yourself and any other attendees below. If you have any issues with the form below, please email your details instead to office@citrusaustralia.com.au. Thank you.

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