SOLD OUT: Grampians Sustainability Field Day May 14th

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Join Wine Victoria for a field day focused on sustainability at Mount Langi Ghiran, Tuesday May 14th.

The program for the day will feature a case study by Nigel Blieschke, Chief Viticulturist Torbreck, best practice techniques in nutrient and fertiliser efficiencies, how to make better irrigation decisions and future focused practices in agriculture tech, automation and carbon reduction. See the agenda for the day below.

Nigel Blieschke is a 2023 Syngenta Growth Award recipient, in the national category of Sustainability Advisor. “The goal of the growth awards is to recognise growers and advisers who are making a difference to the Industry through leadership, best practice and innovation”.

Date: Tuesday, May 14th
Time: 9am–4pm
Location: Mount Langi Ghiran, 80 Vine Rd, Bayindeen VIC 3375
Event fees: $15pp +gst SOLD OUT
Lunch, tea, and coffee will be provided

Sustainability Field Day Agenda

Topic: Phylloxera update and foot bath on entry
Presented by Agriculture Victoria

Soil Health

Topic: Outcomes of Mornington vineyard mulching trial and soil health / biology and how it can assist nutrient efficiency.
Presented by Declan McDonald, Regen Soils

Topic: Fertiliser programs for vineyard best production
Presented by Daniel Hill


Topic: Irrigation – fine tuning your system and making better irrigation decisions
Presented by Peter Henry, Netafim

Vineyard Case Study: Torbreck Vineyard Experience
Presented by Nigel Blieschke – Tobreck, Barossa Valley
Discussing sustainable vineyard practices and the Simonit & Sirch pruning method to increase the longevity of vines.

Vineyard Automation

Topic: Vineyard Automation
Presented by Andy Clarke, Wine Australia

Topic: Autonomous Vineyard Machinery
Presented by Cam Clifford AME

Topic: Electricity monitoring and cost reduction – Winery and Irrigation
Presented by Blue NRG

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