Western Australian Horticulture Update, 2018

The Western Australian Horticulture Update, 2018 took place on Thursday August 16 and Friday August 17, 2018 at the Crown Convention Centre, Perth.

The focus for 2018  year was on the future trends affecting the WA horticulture industry, including the changing retail landscape and how shifts in consumer decision making is impacting growers and agribusinesses.

Please scroll down to view presentations from this event.

Western Australian Horticulture Update

See below for speaker sessions from the 2018  Western Australian Horticulture Update, powerpoint presentations are available to download from the right hand side of the page.

 

Day 1, Thursday August 16, 2018

Official open of 2018 WA Horticulture Update

Hon Minister Alannah MacTiernan, MLC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikmzTOyHW38&feature=youtu.be

 

HON Alannah MacTiernan MLC

Minister for Agriculture and Food;

Collaborative export for horticulture enterprises

Catherine Wall

https://youtu.be/R2XaO5peJ4Y

Dr. David McKinna and Catherine Wall, McKINNA et al

The changing retail landscape

Tristan Kitchener

https://youtu.be/8mWO_Q2nf78

MC Tristan Kitchener, Kitchener Partners

Market City privatisation and the WA horticulture value chain

Stephen Wardps://youtu.be/c5loVyhGUqU

Stephen Ward, CEO, Perth Markets Limited

Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion 1

https://youtu.be/oEsHC8_X4SA

Perth Royal Food Awards

Allen Burtenshaw

https://youtu.be/ALrq9ZoNeQk

Allen Burtenshaw,  Royal Agriculture Society of WA 

Benchmarking for success

Bryn Edwards and Paul Omodei

https://youtu.be/RHAH2RtvP1M

Bryn Edwards, Benchmark Lead, vegetablesWA with Paul Omodei, Farm Management Consultant, Planfarm

Overview of the Horticulture Code of Conduct

Claire McClelland

https://youtu.be/GrV5kephNmE

Claire McClelland, Market Development Manager, vegetablesWA

Panel Discussion

Panel Session 2

https://youtu.be/-nexD6yspiE

Cauliflower

Peter Ryan

https://youtu.be/T4qZJMoPoGY

Peter Ryan, Three Ryans

Strawberries

Jamie Michael

https://youtu.be/REUY6Q3IrfU

 

Jamie Michael, Ti Produce Marketing

Honey

Ken Dods

https://youtu.be/0OZsteQNjqs

Ken Dods, Chem Centre

Wine

Larry Jorgenson

https://youtu.be/6o-_PQIJ2-4

 Larry Jorgenson, Wines of WA

 

 

Panel Discussion

Panel Session 3

https://youtu.be/TtGAwIiyQmM

Day 2, Friday August 17, 2018

Welcome

Niegel Grazia

https://youtu.be/1HatEQCqrR4

Niegel Grazia, A/Deputy Director General,

Industry and Economic Development, DPIRD

A look inside the Eat Brighter Live Lighter program

Jenny Atkins

https://youtu.be/NoW_J5jl_pw

 

Jenny Atkins, Campaign Consultant,

Cancer Council WA

Making the most of the Crunch&Sip initiative

Shannon Wright

https://youtu.be/cK6D3uuE0DY

Shannon Wright,

Schools Nutrition Coordinator,

Cancer Council WA

Panel Discussion

Panel Session 4

https://youtu.be/lgA7vLC5eu4

Why apples keep the doctor away

Catherine Bondonno and Michael Considine

https://youtu.be/AXLY6MW_WIE

 

Dr Michael Considine and Cathy Bondonno,

University of Western Australia

The value of data for the horticulture industry 

Derrick Thompson
https://youtu.be/hxJ4BEIXHfs

 

Derrick Thompson, Senior Manager

Key Accounts and Business Development,

Hitachi Australia

Citrus: the WA export experience

Shane Kay

https://youtu.be/aMGwfw7FB58

Shane Kay,
Orchard Manager,
Moora Citrus

The Coles Nurture Fund

Daniel Williams

https://youtu.be/_8UzhJIvo5k

Daniel Williams - Business Category Manager for Fruit, Coles

with 

  • Andrew Pergoliti from Harvey Citrus in the state’s South West will discuss how his family is using a $500,000 Nurture Fund grant to produce more locally-grown seedless lemons, limes and mandarins for WA consumers.
  • Craig Dobson from Kimberley Produce who will explain how his family is developing region-specific techniques to grow bananas and incorporating the latest technology to improve yields and quality.

 

This event is proudly sponsored by:

 

Supported by:

VegesWA logo
APC Logo
PomeWest Logo
WA Citrus Logo
RASWA logo
Wines of WA Logo

 

 

Contact information

Kirrily Palmer
+61 (0)8 9368 3620
Page last updated: Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - 11:32am