Spray Days Blenheim

Spray Days Blenheim Monday 28th, Tuesday 29th & Wednesday 30th August will be held at a different venue this year; Marlborough Research Centre /  Wine Centre of NZ, located at 85 Budge Street Riversdale Blenheim. There will be no event held in the Awatere this year.

Spray Days Blenheim 29th August Day 2 has now SOLD OUT.

To promote a high quality event, we have introduced a $30 attendance fee this year to help fund the involvement of industry-leading experts, and cover costs for morning tea and lunch. Workshop spaces are limited each day.


Please note these timings are subject to change depending on weather conditions on the day, at the discretion of the Spray Days Team. We encourage you to attend the full programme.

Sprayer Masterclass: Setup, calibration, coverage, maintenance 
Correct sprayer setup and maintenance is fundamental for effective spray rounds. These practical, hands-on sessions for sprayer operators will cover:
  • Sprayer setup and calibration for good performance
  • Pre and post spray checks
  • Assessing spray drift risk, and techniques for managing and reducing spray drift
  • Sprayer maintenance tips - common areas of failure
Pest & disease sessions: Downy Mildew & Mealybug Control
Monitoring and early identification of pests and diseases is fundamental for good vineyard management. These two afternoon sessions will cover:
  • When and how to monitor for these pests
  • Early stage identification
  • Options for control, including chemical and cultural strategies

Download the programme as a PDF

Spray Days 2023 Programme - Marlborough

Spray Days 2023 is generously supported by Fruitfed Supplies


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