Events

2nd Greenhouse and Hydroponic Technical Management Course for India

Hands-on training

Hands-on training at the first training course held in Pune, India

Delish Veggies (India) and Graeme Smith Consulting (Aust) have promulgated a second Greenhouse and Hydroponic Technical Management training course to be held in Pune, India, in late October.  This follows the success of their first training course held in Pune in early 2017. The program included practical farm tours and was attended by renowned international trainers from Australia, six international participants, and 35 participants from seven Indian states. Unfortunately, many participants were turned away due to limited seats. Therefore, owing to popular demand, a second course has been promulgated and will include many interesting topics and commercial farm set-up sessions. See More

Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm Grower Day

Strawberry farm

Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farms

The next Hydroponic Farmers Federation (HFF) grower day and farm visit will be hosted by Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farms, 695 Boneo Road, Boneo, Victoria, on Wednesday 4 October 2017. This is an opportunity for HFF members and non-members to see and talk with other growers, wholesalers and trade at this premier industry growing facility. See More

Earth Expo 2017

EARTH Expo 2017

EARTH Expo 2017

Renewable energy and hemp have many synergies. Not the least of which is that they’re both 100% natural and part of the journey to building a sustainable Tasmania.

Introducing: Earth Expo 2017! Australia’s first and Tasmania’s own huge three-day celebration of everything EARTH, it’s all in the name: Energy – Alternatives – Renewables – Tasmania – Hemp. Held at Launceston’s iconic Albert Hall, Earth Expo comprises two separate components – a one-day ‘Building Tasmanian Business Sustainably’ conference for industry (Fri Oct 27) and a 2-day Expo for the general public (Sat Oct 28 – Sun Oct 29). See More

EARTH Expo

EARTH Expo

Launceston, Tasmania, 27-29 October 2017

The first event of its kind anywhere in the world, EARTH Expo is Tasmania’s own huge three-day celebration of everything renewable energy, industrial hemp and medicinal cannabis. To be held at Launceston’s iconic Albert Hall and comprising of two separate components across three days – a conference and an expo – Earth Expo will feature a fully ratified hemp crop installation, over 40 exhibitors, workshops, speakers, displays, performances and much much more. See More

Priva Control Training Day

Priva training session

Powerplants Priva training session.

Powerplants Australia and Chisholm Institute of TAFE are conducting a one day intensive training session on Priva Climate Control. Under the expert guidance of Priva accredited trainer, Tony Bundock, the course will allow participants to explore the operation and basic parameters required for climate control in a commercial greenhouse environment.

This course is ideal for Priva end users who wish to upgrade their skills in the operation of Priva Integro, Compact and Connext systems. The day will be hands on, intensive and places are expected to fill fast! See More

2nd Greenhouse-Hydroponic Technical Management Course

Graeme Smith

Hydroponic consultant Graeme Smith, Graeme Smith

Following the success of their first Greenhouse-Hydroponic Technical Management course held in Pune, India, in February 2017, Delish Vegies and Graeme Smith Consulting have combined to convene a second training program – organisers had to decline many participants in the first course owing to limited seats. The second course will be held from 23-27 October and again include interesting topics and commercial farm set-up sessions. The course will be conducted by two expert Australian industry presenters, Graeme Smith and Rick Donnan who is a regular columnist with Practical Hydroponics & Greenhouses magazine. Also participating will be renowned agronomist from the Indian Horticulture Industry. See More

Free Industry Trade Show

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APEX-Brinkman PCA conference & Trade Show

Looking for expert advice, the latest growing technology, or an opportunity to explore a career in commercial fresh food and flower production? The APEX-Brinkman Protected Cropping Australia biennial conference commences on Sunday 9 July at the Adelaide Convention Centre. The free Trade Show is open to the General Public from 3pm to 5pm. It will be the largest assembly of commercial hydroponic and greenhouse manufacturers, suppliers and service providers under one roof in the history of the Australian industry – an event not to be missed. See More

Innovation Key Feature at Foodpro 2017

foodpro 2017As foodpro 2017 nears, it’s clear that incredible new innovations from across the industry will again feature heavily across the show floor. In what will be the largest show yet, many of the technologies to be showcased at foodpro will create serious change for the food manufacturing industry. This event will be at the Sydney International Convention Centre Exhibition Building, Darling Harbour, from 16 – 19 July 2017.

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Vertical Farming Conference

Herman van Bekkem will discuss the Greenpeace vision for ecological farming and especially Vertical Farming in Europe’s main cities, on the 28 June 2017, at the Vertical Farming Conference in Venlo, The Netherlands. Herman van Bekkem is an agricultural expert with Greenpeace and tries to educate the agricultural sector for ecological farming on the seven principles set up by Greenpeace. (The report on the Greenpeace vision for ecological farming, and the seven principles, can be downloaded freely from their website)

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Calling all growers and allied trade

Apex-Brinkman PCA Conference

Apex-Brinkman PCA Conference

Are you fascinated by harvesting light to grow plants?

How about plant factories focusing on high hygiene for food safety?

Medical marijuana?

Or converting a farm from soil to hydroponics?

Do you want to visit several commercial hydroponic and greenhouse farms?

Then join us at the APEX-Brinkman Protected Cropping Australia conference, 9-12 July 2017 at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

Click here for the detailed speaker program.

Click here for the SOLD OUT trade exhibition and partner list.

Click here if you haven’t booked yet.  Ω

Posted 19 June 2017

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