AgMemo - Horticulture news, October 2018

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A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the horticulture sector.

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In this edition...

Citrus canker surveillance teams hit the ground

DPIRD will have surveillance teams on the ground in the Kimberley and Pilbara over the next few weeks as part of its ongoing response to confirm that citrus canker is absent in northern WA.

Vineyard pest and disease management workshops

WA wine grape growers have the oppotunity to hear from renowned American grape vine pathologist Prof Wayne Wilcox & other notable speakers at pest & disease workshops in Swan Valley, Margaret River and Mt Barker during October.

Opportunities and challenges for the WA Hemp industry

A recent survey of the hemp industry identified the opportunities and challenges to establishing and expanding industrial hemp production in Western Australia.