Greenhouse growers’ workshop

Marcus Brandsema, PCA Director

Marcus Brandsema, PCA Director.

Protected Cropping Australia (PCA), the peak industry body representing commercial hydroponic and greenhouse growers Australiawide, is hosting a free workshop in Devonport, Tasmania, on 16 August 2016. Topics include greenhouse technology, presented by Tony Bundock (Powerplants Australia); how to grow medicinal cannabis, presented by Pat Darbyshire (Lifestyle Gardens); water and nutrient analysis by Michael Ruffles (Agvita);  coco peat for berries, by Martin Vadakekuttu; irrigating for greenhouse crops (Irrigation Tasmania); and the Safe Farming Tasmania Program, to be presented by Philip John (TAS Worksafe). The workshop includes lunch, and visits to  Blokker Freesia Tasmania and Agvita Analytical Laboratory.

For further information contact: Marcus Brandsema, PCA Director, Ph 0409 217 131, Email:; or Saskia Blanch, PCA Company Secretary, Ph 0414 333 996, Email: