Biosecurity day coming soon

23 June 2022

Save the date for the annual Kiwifruit Grower Biosecurity Day. This is a big event for the year, focusing on latest research and technology initiatives underway to protect the New Zealand kiwifruit industry from unwanted pests and diseases.

The day will include a virtual presentation from special guest Julie Urban, a renowned Spotted Lanternfly researcher from the USA who will discuss the impacts this unwanted and ferocious pest has had across the states it has established in, and the management techniques that have been implemented to limit impacts.

You’ll also hear from as a series of speakers sharing research and innovation updates from the last 12 months, with a focus on technological advances that have enhanced our biosecurity toolbox. You won’t want to miss demonstrations of some of this technology in action, including from HortPlus weather and disease predictors, Plant & Food Research, and more.

Where: The Orchard Church, Te Puke
When: Thursday 1 September 2022
Time: 9.00am – 1.30pm

More details and a full programme will be available soon; for now, save the date!