Stonefruit Research Roadshow August 2019

Stonefruit Research Roadshows are regional events for producers, highlighting research from the Stonefruit research orchard in Tatura and research from Agribiosciences, Bundoora. They are delivered by Agriculture Victoria, in partnership with Summerfruits Australia and local grower associations (Summerfruits SA, Swan Hill Summer Fruit Development Association, and Cobram & District Fruit Growers Association).  Future roadshow events will be listed below.  One national roadshow will be conducted.

MAY 2020 - Summerfruit Investment Plan consultation Invitation

Calling all summerfruit growers and Industry stakeholders! Your chance to share your ideas and insights into how Hort Innovation should invest your levy…(Online event)

  • All regions (Growers and Industry Stakeholders) – 4th May 2020, (3.00pm – 4.00pm)
  • Summerfruit Australia Board & SEDA  – 6th May 2020, (4.00pm – 5.00pm)

Confirm your participation in one of the above dates - email your Industry Strategic Partner, Dumi Mhlanga, at

Proposed 2019 - 2022 events  (topics & dates):

1August 2019
  • Harvest maturity impacting fruit quality
  • Irrigation management impacts fruit quality
  • Observations from monitoring export fruit: sea freight and airfreight
  • Stonefruit cultivar performance during export and predicting shelf life
  • New fruit quality monitoring technology
  • Industry Updates

13th August: Renmark - Renmark Hotel

14th August: Swan Hill -  Murray Downs Golf & Country Club, Murray Downs, NSW

15th August: Cobram - Grand Central Hotel, 36 Punt Road, Cobram, VIC

Start time at 7pm - all events

2Winter 2021

Topics to be confirmed

Regional roadshow to major growing regions within Victoria and South Australia

3Winter 2022

Topics to be confirmed

National roadshow to include VIC, SA and the more minor growing regions in WA, QLD and NSW.

Research from Previous Roadshows:
Stonefruit Researchers visit Riverland – Sunraysia – Goulburn Murray

Stonefruit Research Roadshow August 2017