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Bay of Plenty Irrigation Workshops

January 31 @ 9:00 am - February 2 @ 4:30 pm

Bay of Plenty irrigation workshops 31st Jan – 1st Feb

31st Jan Galatea

1st Feb Katikati

2nd Feb Kaituna

Irrigation NZ is working with Bay of Plenty Regional Council to hold irrigation system performance days for dairy, avocado and kiwifruit growers in late January and early February. The days will involve a conversation around what irrigation good management practice is and then testing a few irrigation systems so attendees can go home with the knowledge to do their own. Further details of the sessions are yet to be confirmed – if you are interested in registering to hear more about the sessions please email events@irrigationnz.co.nz and we will update you once details are confirmed.

Details

Start:
January 31 @ 9:00 am
End:
February 2 @ 4:30 pm

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