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Conference speakers

Winter Conference 2019 will showcase invited speakers from across Australia and the world. These include:

Dr Ken Breen

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Monday, 8 April 2019, 12.45pm

Dr Ken Breen is the science team leader for pipfruit and summerfruit physiology at the New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Ltd. Ken has a diverse background that includes tree fruit production, apiaculture and pollination services, floriculture and dairy production.

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Dr Luz Angelica Suarez

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Monday, 8 April 2019, 12.05pm

Dr. Luz Angelica Suarez is a postdoctoral research fellow with the Applied Agricultural Remote Sensing Centre (AARSC) and the Precision Agriculture Research Group (PARG) at the University of New England (UNE). Angelica leads the remote sensing component of a national precision agriculture project aimed at assisting horticultural producers evaluate and adopting useful precision agricultural technologies.

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Professor Gregory Lang

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Monday, 8 April 2019, 12.00pm

Professor Gregory Lang is a world-renowned researcher and extension leader in stonefruit production based out of at Michigan State University. Gregory's team focus on cultural and physiological factors important to efficient production of stonefruit and pomefruit, and specialises in optimizing the use of protective cropping technologies to enhance production quality and consistency sweet cherries, apricots, nectarines, and plums.

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