Lincoln University has bestowed the title of Distinguished Professor on Professors Philip Hume and Steve Wratten, of the Bio-Protection Research Centre. To acknowledge and celebrate the bestowals, each professor will give a public lecture on campus. Distinguished Professor Philip Hulme will present his Royal Society Te Aparangi 2018 Leonard Cockayne lecture, entitled ‘Ornamental to detrimental: … Continue reading "Public lectures at Lincoln University"
The Auckland Section of the New Zealand Institute of Agricultural & Horticultural Science presents an early evening seminar to hear Prof Andrew Allan speak on “New Breeding Technologies for perennial crops" Andrew Allan received his PhD in Biochemistry at Cambridge University. He is now a Professor with the University of Auckland, and runs a group at … Continue reading "New Breeding Technologies for perennial crops"
Presenter: Dr John Roche, Chief Science Adviser, Ministry for Primary Industries John was appointed Chief Scientist in June 2018 to provide strategic science advice across MPI. He leads the organisation’s Science Forum, which works to promote MPI’s scientific expertise. John also Chairs the independent Mycoplasma bovis Strategic Science Advisory Group, set up to help … Continue reading "Regaining Consumer Trust in a Digital Age"
Massey University, Tennent Drive, Palmerston North A joint meeting of the The New Zealand Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Science (NZIAHS) New Zealand Branch of the International Association of Plant Biotechnologists (IAPB) New Zealand Society of Plant Biologists (NZSPB) Plant Science Central conference is a joint meeting of the three societies, bringing together a diverse … Continue reading "Plants for a Brighter Future"
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The topic of this forum ‘Gene Editing’ has been chosen because the report from the Royal Society Expert Panel on Gene Editing recommended that there was an ‘urgent need for wide and well-informed discussion and debate about gene editing’. Since the release of that report, the issue seems to have ‘gone quiet’, and there appears … Continue reading "Gene Editing Forum, Canterbury 2020"
Environmental impact and solutions for arable and horticultural farm systems More information HERE
Sustainable and Profitable Farming - What is our brand? View and Download the Programme HERE