2019 Programme

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Tuesday, 13th August 2019

TIME SESSION
9:30 am
Registration & coffee cart open
10:00 am
Welcome. Intro R & D Initiatives from Business Strategy Plan
10:05 am
Session 1: Intro Disease and pest management

Room splits into groups, one scientist per group to present and then brainstorm 

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Session 1
Canterbury TPP spray programmes and regreening
Session 1
PMTV literature review
Session 1
Spongospora HIA suppressive soils
Session 1
Update on genetics of liberibacter & psyllid
10:30 am
Group discussion and question and answers
11:30 am
Each group leader feeds back using flipchart/note pads
11:45 am
Lunch
12:30 pm
Session 2: Soil water and environment

Room splits into groups, one scientist per group to present and then all brainstorm

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Session 2
Future-proofing vege production
Session 2
Don’t muddy the waters
Session 2
NZGAP soil erosion & phosphate dashboard
Session 2
Improving water use efficiency in agriculture – opportunities and barriers
1:00 pm
Group discussion and question and answers
2:00 pm
Each group leader feeds back using flipchart/note pads
2:15 pm
Coffee Break
2:30 pm
Session 3: Post-harvest

Split into groups, one scientist per group to present and all brainstorm

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Session 3
Seed
Session 3
Storage advice
Session 3
Storage advice
Session 3
Spectral imaging and NIR
Session 3
PEF
2:55 pm
Group discussion and question and answers
3:55 pm
Each group leader feeds back using flipchart/note pads
4:15 pm
Break
4:30 pm
Bluebird Foods Ltd. Special Presentation

Ali Hamza GM Market Director of Bluebird Foods. PepsiCo Australia & New Zealand and globally are committed to minimising the … Read More

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5:15 pm
Drinks and nibbles
6:15 pm
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