Chestnut Industry Field Day, Season Launch, Strategic Planning Session & Dinner
Lets Get Together – Face to Face!
Its been a while…….
WHEN:      Saturday 12th February 2022
WHERE:    Club Savoy, Myrtleford and Surrounds, North East Victoria
TIME:         8:30 am
*Please Note due to Government Regulations this is being held as a fully vaccinated event*
Briefly, What’s on the Program?
  • Guest Presenter – Femi is back to help us with Phytophthora!
Dr Femi Akinsanmi is an Associate Professor at the University of Queensland, Australia. As a Plant Pathologist and Plant Disease Management specialist. Femi has wide experience in working in developed and developing countries. His expertise includes several diseases in grain and horticultural crops. Femi is well-sought after nationally and internationally for his expertise on diseases of macadamia (tree nut).
We look forward to the follow up on this important topic with Femi.
  • Orchard Walk, including a grafting demonstration by industry stalwart Don Ardern
  • Chestnut Blight Update – come and meet our new Biosecurity Officer Elke Jasper
  • Steven Vandenbergh tells the story behind JimJam Foods and the road to successfully value adding
  • Grading & Packing Shed Tour

7 rooms have are being held in Chestnuts Australia name at Motel on Alpine, for those wishing to stay the night before or the night of the event
Booking must be made directly with the Motel
(03) 5752 1438 or email
Please mention Chestnuts Australia when booking
The Motel does not take deposits and does not take any money until you arrive at the Motel. Therefore you can book way in advance (preferred). The Motel just records your credit card details to secure the booking.

Make cheques out to Chestnuts Australia Inc. and post to
PO Box 472 Myrtleford Victoria 3737
or EFT 
Chestnuts Australia Inc.
BSB 803 070
Account No 74674
(Please Note: Registration and payment due Friday 4th February)

For those attendees coming the night before
Friday 11th February
6:00 pm Informal Dinner
(Not included included in the registration package)

Buffalo Hotel (Changed Venue)
49 Clyde Street, Myrtleford, VIC
Please book directly with the Hotel on 03 5751 1400

(Please don’t forget to mention you would like to sit with other chestnut growers who have booked to attend)