Conference Opportunities

TurfBreed’s National Grower Conference has been held with great success for the past two years with more than 100 delegates attending.

The Conference is a once a year opportunity to bring the TurfBreed grower community together to discuss and explore the latest research, industry issues, varieties and key topics influencing how we produce and market turf.

The Conference is also a great chance for turf service suppliers to build relationships and markets amongst the TurfBreed grower community.

Why attend? Connect with up to 100 TurfBreed growers: Bringing together growers, industry services, scientists, chemical experts, marketers, agronomists and researchers to explore the latest thinking and discuss the key issues influencing how growers can develop their businesses into the future.

High-calibre agenda: Local and international speakers challenge growers to think differently about their businesses and offer advice on variety developments.

Unparalleled networking: Expect plenty of networking and celebration alongside all the learning!

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2021 National Growers Conference

TurfBreed’s 2021 National Grower Conference will be held on May 23-25 is about growers Growing Stronger Together.

Held at the Sunshine Coast’s Surfair/Ramada Marcoola, the event features keynote speakers who will inspire, encourage and promote growth through marketing, business development and technical forums.

The event will feature keynote speakers who will inspire, encourage and promote growth through business development and technical forums.

Continuing to build relationships amongst the TurfBreed grower community and widen our education on what’s happening in the industry will be the focus of the 2021 theme.

At this stage, TurfBreed hopes to have as the keynote speaker, Turf Producers International (TPI) Executive Director, Casey Reynolds PhD.

Casey Reynolds, TPI’s Executive Director for two and half years, has been passionate about instilling the benefits of turfgrass both in the United States and Internationally.

TPI is the independent body with members in almost every US state and over 30 countries who produce natural grass seed and sod worldwide.

Also, on the Agenda will be an in-depth Work Health and Safety presentation from Turf NT’s – Gavin Howie who’ll explain how a serious accident changed his overall attitude to onfarm safety.

A Q&A Panel of the who’s who of Agrichem/ Agronomy experts from across Australia will address the way ahead for the turf’s industry’s chemical market and a Grower Panel will review the latest key issues facing the turf sector.

The two-day conference will kick-off on Sunday May 23 with Registration and Meet & Greet, Monday May 24 is Conference Day, concluding with the Field Day at Go Turf on Tuesday May 25.

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