October 2011

Soil Moisture Monitoring. Tensiometers – Bah!

There has to be a better way!!! Of course there is....

Tensiometers are inexpensive, simple to use and are great tools for helping with irrigation scheduling. BUT if you’ve ever used one, you know that to get the best from it, your tensiometer needs regular attention.

National Olive Industry Conference and Trade Exhibition

25 to 26th October – National Olive Industry Conference and Trade Exhibition

Good old Tim Brown is at it again! Barely back from trekking around half of Victoria he has packed up his trailer yet again and headed off to Wangaratta to mingle with Australia's finest Olive growers!

Drop in and say hello, grab your soil moisture monitoring brochures and make the move to upgrading your green thumb to a green brain. Your olive grove will thank you for it!

Getting the water wrong will cost you!!!

GWRDC Growers' Field Day: Practical Viticulture

11th November – GWRCD Growers' Field Day: Practical Viticulture

Wow Guys - This one is FREE!!! Get on down to the one of the nicest places on the planet and pick up some great information to give you a step up in the tough game of successfully growing grapes!

To round off a very busy year Tanya and Sonja will finally reunite for a road trip and 'Corolla' in for the event! The lure of sea, vines, sun and happy grape growers was just too great to resist.

You've missed it!!! But never fear, if you want to know more, there is plenty of useful information on our website:

Soil moisture monitoring - http://www.mea.com.au/soil-moisture-monitoring

Weather stations - http://www.mea.com.au/whatever-the-weather

The 13th Australian Almond Conference

26 to 28th October – The 13th Australian Almond Conference

If you're nuts about nuts, then you're probably heading to this year's Almond Conference at the picturesque McCraken Country Club in Victor Harbor. Between searching for Little Penguins, watching whales and bashing your way around the golf course, why not stop in and visit Tanya at the MEA stand.

She'll give you our key to Unlocking the Future... A Green Brain!

The 6th Australian Wine Industry Environment Conference & Exhibition

19 to 20th October – The 6th Australian Wine Industry Environment Conference & Exhibition

It’s time to get out of the paddocks and delve into the think tanks.

Tanya has hung up the boots, dusted off the trousers and is heading off the Adelaide Event & Exhibition Centre to hear about the latest insights into the wine industries future.

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