Wine Tasmania's annual Field Day is on again in 2019. The 12th Wine Tasmania Field Day will be held at the Tailrace Centre, Launceston on Tuesday the 3rd of September.
The day will be jam-packed with practical and relevant presentations from a range of expert presenters, including:
Dr Mike Trought, New Zealand - How climate and soils determine grapevine yields
Andrew Clarke, The Dirt Dude - Structured soils and viticulture
Dr Mary Retallack, Retallack Viticulture - What is functional biodiversity?
Dr Mark Sosnowski, South Australian Research & Development Institute (SARDI) - Trunk disease - what now?
Dr. Ryan Wilkinson, Biosecurity Tasmania - The Tasmanian Plant Biosecurity System: what happened in the last two years and what is coming?
Matt Dunbabin - Case Study: Bangor Vineyard
Cathy Byrne, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery (TMAG) - European Wasp behaviour, fact and furphy
The event will also include a special presentation from the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, which will be the final report on the three-year Tasmanian Yield Research Project.
A range of suppliers to the Tasmanian wine sector will be on hand to showcase their goods and services, including the following. Please email Paul to enquire about exhibiting at the Field Day.
VinØ Member Forum
A VinØ Member Forum will be held prior to the Field Day, commencing at 9.00am (invitations will be sent directly to members). This is a private, free workshop for members of the VinØ Program, supporting them to improve their business and practices. This year will focus on biodiversity, with tools and tips for maximising participation in VinØ, insights on the 2018/19 season and launch of the new Resources benchmarking module. Further information on VinØ is available here or by contacting Paul.
2019 Field Day Details
Tuesday 3 September 2019
Tailrace Centre, 1 Waterfront Drive, Riverside, Launceston
Registrations are now open - tickets are $55+GST for Wine Tasmania members (login to access) and $115+GST for non-members. Click on the link below to book now!Event Registration