Expos & Field Days

Out and About August 2015

In this edition we go to Winetech, Griffith, AusVeg and the Strawberry Field Days - just to name a few! We also introduce Dominic, our newest addition to the Marketing team.

WineTech 2015

Out and about May 2015

From spuds to grapes then home again. MEA staff take to the field to talk to farmers on the land or in their local regions.

Out and about May 2015

On Air

So I was sitting there at my desk feeling miserable and wondering whether the flu or the 57th Riverland Field Days would roll over me first, when Debbie came around to say that a nice lady from the Riverland Radio would like to interview me.


Out and About October 2014

In the coming month there will be an MEA prescence at a number of exhibitions and field days. Read on to find out where you can meet up with the MEA team.


Racecourse Manager's Conference

ThetaKits are a sure thing for racourse managers. Drop into Caulfield Racecourse to see what MEA has to offer to those who manage the track.


2014 FGT Annual May Conference

22nd to 25th May 2014 – FGT Annual May Conference - Launceston

The fabulous FGT conference is on the MEA hitlist again.

2014 Irrigation Australia National Conference and Exhibition

2nd to 6th June 2014 – Irrigation Australia National Conference and Exhibition - Gold Coast

Any one who is anyone will be there. Drop in and say hello!

The 44th Australian Cherry Industry Conference

6th to 8th August - Canberra

Growing cherries? Plexus can help you! Come and see how!

Clean Energy Week 2013

24 to 26th July 2013 – Clean Energy Week  - Brisbane

Plug into Nature. "Clean Energy Week is Australia's largest event for the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries". The perfect place for MEA

WineTech 2013

15 to 17th July – WineTech - Sydney

It happens only once every three years...WineTech! Australia’s premier showcase of wine technology, equipment and services.

So drop everything and get to the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre.

South East Field Days 2013

15 to 16th March - 35th South East Field Days - Lucindale, SA

It's time to take a break from your Lucerne enterprise....

SPAA Precision Ag EXPO 2013

8th February - SPAA Precision Ag EXPO - Nuriootpa, SA

One of the first Ag events of the year, and one well worth a look at!

The 14th Australian Almond Conference

26 to 28th October 2012 - Barossa Valley South Australia

Will you be at this year's 'must attend' event for anyone in the almond industry?!?! MEA will be!!!

Riverland Field Days 2012

19 to 20th September – Riverland Field Days - Bamera

Spring has rolled around and the Riverland Field days are here again.

A GDot - The perfect Aussie souvenir!

Three of our GDots have departed the Southern Hemisphere and are now out there taking on the world!

Dowerin Field Days 2012

29th and 30th August 2012

We're heading back to Dowerin for our second year! We love our trips to WA and we're bringing over our brand new (not even launched yet) gadgets to wow you again!

Clean Energy Week

25th to 27th July 2012 - Sydney

Plug into Nature. "Clean Energy Week is Australia's largest event for the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries". The perfect place for MEA

Farm Innovation Technology Expo - Deniliquin

30th and 31st March 2012 – Farm Innovation Technology Expo

FITE is a two day outdoor event showcasing innovation and new technology for production agriculture. Irrigation efficiency is where MEA steps into the arena to stand out on its own.

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.


21st October - BerryQuest

Trust Sonja to put her hand up for the Expo that involves Blueberries and Strawberries!

Karragullen Expo

15th October - Karragullen Expo

If you were one of the few that somehow missed out on catching up with Sonja at the Dowerin Field Days last month, you’ve caught a lucky reprieve.

Wandin Silvan Field Days

14 to 15th October - Wandin Silvan Fields Days

We’re working Mr Tim Brown rather hard this month. Elmore Field Days are barely done and dusted before he’s back re-packing the trailer and hitting the road again.

Elmore Field Days 2011

4 to 6th October - Elmore Fields Days

It’s time for MEA to hit Victoria, as we kick off October with a stand at the Elmore Field Days. Elmore has gained recognition as one of Australia's premier agricultural Field Days, and for many, is seen as a giant “supermarket” for all types of agricultural pursuits.

A Snail's Tale

A slow, slightly shocking meandering path!

One of the great things that I love about going to field days and expos is the random trivia that I collect whilst there.

Riverland Field Days 2011

14 to 15th September – Riverland Field Days

It's that time of year again when the Riverland flocks out to the Barmera to soak up the sun and explore the wares on display at the fantastic Field Days.

Yorke Peninsula Field Days

27 to 29th September – Yorke Peninsula Field Days

Abandoned by her trusty sidekick Sonja (who decided to swan around the Northern hemisphere for awhile under the guise of work) Tanya again heads up the marketing team at YP Field Days.

Dowerin Field Days 2011

24 to 25th August – Dowerin Field Days

Back West again to close out the month….Dowerin Field Days is one of Australia’s largest and most impressive agricultural expos. From tractors to cheeses, water tanks to stud rams, fencing products to soil moisture monitoring gear, the Dowerin Field Days has it all. So naturally, MEA had to be there.

GRDC update 2011

11th August – GRDC update – Barooga, NSW

Head back East and meet up with Tim Brown at the GRDC research update in Barooga. Tim’s a super fine chappy, not just highly knowledgeable but always willing to go the extra mile to help.

Truffle Conference

05 to 07th August – Truffle Conference – Manjimup, WA

Jump on a plane, head West and meet our fabulous agents, Brian and Steve Meyer, who will be set up in the Manjimup Town Hall on Saturday.

They’ll be there complete with a table full of soil moisture monitoring gear to wow and impress the esteemed Truffle Grower’s of Australia at their annual conference.

National Apple, Pear and Cherry Conference

01 to 05th August - National Apple, Pear and Cherry Conference – Adelaide, SA

To kick off the month, MEA will be making an appearance at the 2011National Cherry Conference and the National Apple & Pear Conference. Sonja will be soaking up the latest information from Industry and research institutes before heading up to Lenswood on Wednesday for the HortExpo.