Field Day Coonawarra

Cabernet Sauvignon Rootstock Trial field walk & Irrigating from the unconfined aquifer update

March 22, 2017 Coonawarra Hall 8.00am-1pm

8.00am Meet at Coonawarra Hall – Grab a coffee/tea & travel out to trial site (Car pooling available). Foot baths outside hall.

8.30am Introduction to Cabernet Rootstock Trial – Suzanne McLoughlin, Vine Health Australia

  • Summary of viticultural trial data for 2015 & 2016 seasons
  • Walk through the site to visually assess vines/fruit

10.00am Return to Coonawarra Hall for morning tea (either walk back or drive)

10.30am Nikki & Glenn Harrington (IGS) – Irrigating from the unconfined aquifer

  • Presentation of survey results – including presentation of survey winner
  • Iron Bacteria, Salinity, Calcium/Magnesium
  • Launch of best Management Practice Guide

12 noon Close



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