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Welcome to the June edition of The Slice. The Slice is our monthly publication and is published during the off season. It replaces My Mango which is our weekly publication that is disturbed every Monday during the harvest season.

From the team at AMIA

Calibration and application workshops

Following on from the successful calibration and application workshops held in the Northern Territory, organised by Vanderfield Machinery, a series of sprayer calibration and application workshops will be held in several regions in Queensland.
Workshops will be held at the following orchards:

Tuesday 12th July, 8.00am to 12 noon
Sam & Kylie Collins, Blushing Acres,  66017 Burke Development Road, Dimbulah

Wednesday 13th July,  9.00am to 1.00pm
Manbulloo Packing Shed , Cnr Bruce Highway and Trembath Road, Giru.

Thursday 14th July, 8.00am to 12 noon
Wilbowman farm, Lower Don Road, Bowen

Friday 15th July, 9.00am to 1.00pm
Ivan Philpot’s orchard, 296 North Isis Highway, Childers
Please RSVP to Trevor at AMIA on 0400 808 689 or email: by Friday 8th July

Crop Monitor Training – USA, China, Korea

Following successful crop monitor training workshops in Darwin and Katherine, further crop monitor training will occur during on the following venues and dates:
Tuesday 19th July, 9.00am to 11.00 am
QDAF offices, Peters Street, Mareeba
Wednesday 20th July, 9.00am to 11.00am
QDAF Research Station, Bowen.
Wednesday 20th July, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
QDAF, Ayr Research Station, Old Claire Road, Ayr
Friday 22nd July, 9.00am – 11.00am
QDAF, Kalkie Research Station, Ashfield Rd, Bundaberg
Please RSVP to Trevor at AMIA on 0400 808 689 or email: by Friday 15th July.

Export applications – due by Friday 15th July

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has released industry advice notices for the following:

  • USA, China, Korea: orchard and pack house application forms
  • Japan, China and Korea: Treatment facility application forms

Growers interested in exporting to the USA, China and/or Korea need to have submitted their applications to AMIA by Friday 15th July.
To access these application forms, please follow the following link:

If you intend to be involved in any of these markets, please review the documents, understand the requirements and ensure they are submitted on or before the due date.  Please call AMIA if you would like further information or assistance.

Contact AMIA

Robert Gray
Chief Executive Officer
0418 737 861

Trevor Dunmall
Industry Development
0400 808 689

Treena Welch
Marketing Manager
0417 001 253

Elisa King
Mango Marketing Manager
02 8295 2332

Office Address:
Office 2, The Fresh Centre Ground Floor
385 Sherwood Road, Rocklea QLD

Postal Address:
PO Box 376, Brisbane Market QLD 4106

Office Contact
Phone: 07 3278 3755
Fax: 07 3278 4761

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