Events

NZ Greenhouse Technical Management Course

Graeme Smith Consulting, in association with GOTafe (Shepparton VIC) and Autogrow (Auckland NZ), have promulgated a 4½ day Greenhouse Technical Management training course to be held at the offices of Autogrow in Auckland NZ from Monday 13th to Friday 17th November. See More

Aquaponic Growers Gathering in Portland

Putting Down Roots

Aquaponics Conference & Showroom

The Aquaponics Association will kick off ‘Putting Downs Roots’ – the 2017 national aquaponics conference – on Friday 3 November at the Red Lion Hotel Conference Center at Jantzen Beach, Portland, Oregon, USA. The conference will feature three days of aquaponics tours, presentations, discussions, and hands-on demonstrations by the world’s foremost aquaponics experts. See More

2018 Irrigation Australia Exhibition – Call for Papers

Call for papers

Call for papers

Irrigation Australia Ltd (IAL) is calling for papers for its 2018 International Conference and Exhibition. The closing date to submit abstracts is Friday 27 October 2017. With the theme ‘Addressing the Big Issues’, the biennial event will be held from Wednesday 13 to Friday 15 June, 2018, at the new International Convention Centre in Sydney. See More

Australia’s largest hemp & cannabis event heads to Melbourne

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HHI Expo, Sydney, May 2017

After 7000+ Sydneysiders descended on the Sydney event in May of this year, Australia’s largest hemp and cannabis event is now heading to Melbourne, hitting the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre: December 2 and 3.

The Hemp Health & Innovation (HHI) Expo & Symposium is everything hemp and cannabis. With a bigger venue and hemp foods officially legal for sale and consumption in Australia from Nov 12, HHI Melbourne will be Australia’s first large scale opportunity to sample, purchase and taste hemp foods. See More

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

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