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David Groves – Tropical Fruit Farmer

David is heavily involved with his families tropical fruit farm in Queensland where they grow a wide variety of fruit, I think they have just about everything and a few varieties of each! David is also mad keen on native stingless bees and has quite a few natural logs that he’s rescued from surrounding farms and also has a few colonies in boxes. He’s purchased different designs over the years and is now making his own from local hardwood that he mills himself, 30mm to 50mm Blue Gum and Lemon Scented Gum and says they should outlast him. Tim Heard and I had the pleasure of staying at the farm while attending a couple of Lychee Association events where Tim presented a pollination talk on pollination for Agrifutures Australia. David

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