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HGA Feb 2021 Symposium (farm walk and seminar) – Victoria
Date: Friday 12 and Saturday 13 February 2021
Location: Myrtleford and surrounds, north-east Victoria
Venue: Club Savoy and several nearby orchards
- Farm walk on Friday morning
- Co-op presentation Friday afternoon:
Part 1: Co-ops 101 – Lets nut it out
Part 2: Next Steps: Identifying opportunities for co-operation
- Dinner Friday night
- Saturday morning property visit and soils workshop.
Open to members and non-members. This event is also relevant to chestnut and walnut growers.