Kick the Dirt - Kikuyu & Couch Workshop

Date: Thursday 16 May
Time: 8.30 am - 12 pm
Venue: SR TAFE Margaret River (Room W10)

Sustainable Kikuyu and Couch Management in Margaret River Vineyards

The Presenters

  • Ken Johnston of Sports Turf Technology: The life cycle of Kikuyu and its management/control from a sports turf perspective.

  • Kelly Mulville of Paicines Ranch (Central California) and Dr Judi Earl (Holistic Management International): The incorporation of grazing systems for grass and weed management in vineyards.

  • Chris Penfold of the AWRI: The use of cover cropping for under vine and mid-row weed management.

  • Melissa Brown of GT Viticulture (McLaren Vale): Challenges and learnings during the conversion of conventional vineyards to organic and biodynamic management.

  • Charles Merfield of The Future Farming Centre (Canterbury, NZ): The use of electric and mechanical weeders within viticultural systems.

Cost: MRWA Members $35, non-members $70

Register here.