Showcasing and Demonstrating the Best Practice Methods of Blackberry and Boxthorn Control.
DATE: FRIDAY 19 FEBRUARY 2021
TIME: 3 PM – 6 PM
LOCATION: Tambo Valley Shooters Club,
Swifts Creek, Great Alpine Road
RSVP: Lisa Lee, Landcare Facilitator, Ph: 0439 591 868 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Barton Roberts from the Victorian Blackberry Taskforce will discuss best practice woody weed removal and weed control programs from across Victoria.
PH: 0409 332 258 www.vicblackberrytaskforce.com.au
2. Garth Short from Hunter Precision Agriculture will be discussing and demonstrating the use of drones in the application of herbicides in Victoria. www.hunterprecisionagriculture.com.au
3. Nick Sell, Sales Agronomist from Quickcorp will discuss Bioweed, a new Certified Organic blackberry control product. www.bioweed.com.au www.quikcorp.com.au
4. Brandon Betts from BJB Alpine Constructions will be demonstrating how a posi track with stick rake grab can be used as a tool to manage blackberry and boxthorn. Ph: 0447 848 029
5. There will be a demonstration on the correct way to use PPE and application of herbicide. As well, Landcare will discuss the successful local Woody Weeds Projects that have been occurring over the past years, supported by the East Gippsland CMA and discuss where to from here.
A COVID SAFE PLAN will be in place. You will be provided with the relevant restrictions and asked to adhere to them during this event.
A light supper will be provided at the conclusion of the event. Bring the family along.