Genetics farm tours postponed

Genetics Australia postpones farm tours planned for this week

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Genetics Australia has pulled the plug on farm tours planned as part of a genetics event this week, after last week postponing the event's forum.

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Genetics Australia has postponed a tour of Gippsland farms as part of its GA2020 conference.,

GA previously postponed a forum planned as part of conference because of the coronavirus, but had planned to continue with the tour this week.

The GA2020 conference forum was due to start Wednesday in Melton but a number of key speakers were unable to attend because of travel difficulties caused by the virus.

Genetics Australia has today decided to also postpone the tour until a date to be advised.

Genetics Australia has been forced to postpone a forum planned as part of its GA2020 conference because of the coronavirus, but a farm tour will continue as planned.

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The GA2020 conference forum was due to be held on Wednesday, March 18, at Tabcorp Park Melton but a number of key speakers are unable to attend because of travel difficulties caused by the virus.

Genetics Australia CEO Anthony Shelly said the decision to postpone was unfortunate but unavoidable.

"The forum has been postponed until a date to be advised but the Thursday and Friday tour of farms in Gippsland will proceed as planned," he said.

"We apologise for this inconvenience but I'm sure people will appreciate that it's beyond our control."

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