National Fruit Show 2009: Speakers' Corner timetable

Timetable of speakers at the National Fruit Show 2009, which takes place at Kent Showground, in Detling, Maidstone, on 21-22 October.

Each speaker will speak for 15 minutes, followed by a further 15 minutes for questions
 
21 October
 
10.15am-10.45am
 Changing Times, New Opportunities
Adrian Barlow, The Bramley Campaign

11am-11.30am
Protecting the Fruits of your Labour from Fiscal Tightening
Nick Holmes, Chavereys


11.45am-12.15pm
Mechanical Thinning — The Way Forward?
Nick Seymour, NR Seymour


LUNCH
 
1.30pm-2pm
Securing the Future of the Nation's Fruit Baskets. Food Security Offers Fresh and Exciting Opportunities
Mark Lumsdon-Taylor, Hadlow College
 
2.15pm-2.45pm
DNA Fingerprinting of Fruit Crops
Feli Fernandez, East Malling Research


22 October

10.15am-10.45am
Effective Marketing Strategies for Fruit 
Sarah Calcutt, 2008 Worshipful Company of Fruiterers Nuffield Scholar        

11am-11.30am
Hail Insurance at Half the Cost
JB McIrvine, Lycetts

11.45am-12.15pm
New Techniques in Soil Testing
Joel Williams, Laverstoke Park
 
LUNCH
 
2pm-2.30pm
EU Crop Developments: Impact on the Fruit Industry
Dominic Dyer, Crop Protection Society
 
2.45pm-3.15pm
Mechanical Thinning — The Way Forward?
Nick Seymour, NR Seymour

 

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