Save the date – Mango R&D Forums

Mango growers, producers, consultants and agronomists in the horticulture sector are invited to two Mango Research and Development (R&D) Forums on Wednesday 9 May and Thursday 10 May.

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) and the Northern Territory Farmers Association (NTFA) will host the two forums – in Darwin and Thursday 10 May in Katherine – and invite your input to the future direction of our R&D.

These forums will benefit anyone involved in the mango industry and will discuss recent results with the researchers who are exploring mango production, including research on:

  • nutrition and fruit quality
  • precision technologies such as remote sensing, sensor technologies and machine learning
  • magpie geese
  • flowering and market chain research
  • insect pests, IPM and chemical control
  • export activities.

DPIR and NTFA will be introducing our new mango extension staff who will work to build this capacity. Representatives from the Australian Mango Industry Association and Hort Innovation will be attending to discuss the new mango industry RD&E project to build capacity in the Australian mango industry.

The locations and times of the two forums are still being confirmed, but further details will be shared when they become available.

Last updated: 11 April 2018