VegNET Weeds Roadshow - Forthside, TAS

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28 Feb 2019

VegNET Tasmania is teaming up with the University of New England (UNE) to deliver two interactive workshops across the state.

Topics covered will include herbicide resistance, crop rotation influence on weed pressure, cover crops, integrated weed management - challenges and opportunities.

To be held at Cambridge and Forthside, the free workshops will include:

  • Guest speakers include Christine Fyfe and Graham Marshall (UNE), Mandy Bowling (TFGA), Deon Gibson (Premium Fresh - Forthside) and Jarrah Vercoe (DPIPWE - Cambridge).
  • Interactive panel discussion with local growers, contractors and agronomists including guest speakers, Peter Campbell (Agricultural Contractors Tasmania - Forthside) and Lawrence Cowley (One Harvest - Cambridge).
  • Farm walk of current cover crop trials.

The Forthside workshop will start at 10am, following on from the NuFarm Spray Technology Roadshow.

Date and time

Thu., 28 February 2019
10:30 am – 1:00 pm AEDT


Forthside Research Station
124 Forthside Road
Forth, TAS 7310

Contact Details

To RSVP for one of the roadshow’s workshops, head to Eventbrite via Questions? contact Theresa Chapman at or 0413 039 733.