Spray Days Hawke's Bay - SOLD OUT - EVENT ENDS

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Villa Maria's ex Te Awa Estate 

2375 State Highway 50

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

Building resilience: Emergency response & Biosecurity

Resilience in vineyards can be considered from many dimensions – important considerations for grape growers will be discussed, including: 

  • Resilience before and after emergency events
  • Risk assessment and mitigation
  • The importance of partnerships and good relationship management for crisis situations
  • Biosecurity readiness and response 

Downy Mildew

An interactive session for people making decisions about downy mildew management, discussing:

  • Critical practices for effective downy mildew control
  • Assessing your vineyards downy management and identifying opportunities to improve


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.

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Spray Days 2023 Programme - Hawke's Bay

Spray Days 2023 is generously supported by Fruitfed Supplies


and with support from


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