Mitta to Murray Blackberry Action Group in partnership with Mitta Valley Landcare Group and the North East CMA present a field day on returning areas to production after blackberry control.
Do you know what to consider when assessing options for returning valuable production to areas after blackberry is removed?
Join us to follow the process from first spray through to perennial pasture establishment at Wayne and Karen Moroney’s demonstration site.
Topics covered will include:
Economics of returning production after controlling blackberry
Effective blackberry control and new products and methods
Site preparation challenges after blackberry spraying
Impacts of chemical residues on subsequent pasture/crop choices
Speakers will include:
Tim Paramore: Tim Paramore Agronomic Services
Jim de Hennin: M2M Blackberry Action Group
Brad Davis: Dow AgroSciences
Arthur Scholz: DEPI "Good Neighbour Program"
Please bring hat and sturdy shoes.
Field day until 1 pm, followed by lunch.
Free lunch and refreshments provided.
Proudly supported by the North East CMA with funding from the Australian Government. Support by the Victorian Blackberry Taskforce.