AHR at the National Horticulture Convention and Field Day

AHR Booth_3AHR staff were thrilled to be part of the National Horticulture Convention on the Gold Coast last week.

The popular stand featured both the Soil Wealth and Integrated Crop Protection projects, where 100s of fact sheets, UBSs, Pest and Disease Ute Guides were distributed to delegates.

A feature of the 3-day convention for AHR was the launch of the new Postharvest Management of Vegetables handbook. Over 300 copies of the book were distributed at the convention.

To receive your free copy of the handbook please contact Sandra Marques at AHR on 02 8627 1040 or


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Another highlight was the Soil Wealth field day at Kalbar. About 40 participants attended the field day at Kalfresh Vegetables, located in the Fassifern Valley.

Kalfresh director Rob Hinrichsen explained his approach to healthy soil and health, profitable crops to participants attending the field day. Rob’s approach to improving soil health involves: _5350696

  • Controlled traffic farming
  • Adding compost to the soil
  • Cover crops
  • Healthy soil biology