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Forest Growers Conference 2021 - DAY 1: Session 1&2 - 19th October 2021
8:30am   Welcome and Introduction - Session Chair
Phil Taylor, Port Blakely Ltd NZ

8:35am Scion - Strategy
Julian Elder, Scion

SESSION 1: DIGITAL AND AUTOMATED FORESTRY

8:55am     Getting to the heart of wood quality: insights from new technologies
John Moore, Timberlands Ltd

9:15am     Propagating our future forests – an update on the 21st Century Tissue Culture Programme
Russell Burton, Forest Growers Research Ltd

9:30am     Integrating information for site specific Management
Graham West, NZ Farm Forestry Association

9:45am    Session 1:  Q & A

10:05am Refreshment Break

Session 2: INDUSTRIAL FORESTRY AND WOOD PRODUCTS

10:25am Introduction by Session Chair
Grand Dodson, City Forests Ltd

10:30am The Tree Root Microbiome Programme: a transformative platform for forestry
Steve A Wakelin, Scion

10:45am The Resilient Forests: a portfolio of impacts for raising forest sector productivity and reducing risk
Simeon Smaill, Scion

11:00am Biuret: from concept to product development
Sheree Balvert, Ballance-Agri Nutrients

11:15am Epidemiology and control of red needle cast
Stu Fraser, Scion

11:30am Update of Trichoderma in NZ Forestry Project
Helen Whelan, Lincoln University

11:45am Session 2: Q&A

12:05pm Close

Oct 19, 2021 08:30 AM in Auckland, Wellington

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