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Protected Cropping Australia Conference 2019
Meiny Prins (Priva) and Carl van Loon (Powerplants Australia). "Priva congratulates Powerplants with their major step joining forces with PB Technics", Meiny Prins said.
Conference MC Ashley Walmsley officially gets the PCA Conference 2019 underway.
Peter Holwerda from Apex Greenhouses.
Bruce Clarke and Andrew Seerden from Autogrow.
Greg Haslam, William Huynh, Shannon Altomare, Mark Dicks and Eduard Louw from BASF.
David Napier and Andrew Johnson from Argus Controls.
Helen Wang and Joshua Miers-Jones from BBC Technologies.
Tian Tian from Beijing Kingpeng International Agriculture Corporation.
Jake Vanderham-Byrne and James Altmann from Biological Services.
Sasha Kotlar from Indicated Technology and Tua Waaka from Bluelab corporation Ltd.
(L to R) Christiaan Rolandus Boers from Royal Brinkman, Ziv Shaked from DryGair, Martin Carniel from Biogrow Substrate, David Sobevski from Royal Brinkman Australia, Nanne Bentvelzen from Royal Brinkman, Yanor Yazman DryGair, Matthew Dent and Raymond Grootscholten from Royal Brinkman Australia.
Cassandra Aitken from BOC.
Michael Ladewig from Costa Group.
Andrew Hartford and Bede Miller from Corvo.
Lindsay Balbirnie, Helen Maccan, Tony Gietzel and Josip Balint from De Ruiter.
Paul Fairweather from Eco Trellis.
Ric Otton from Dosec Design.
Dosec Design's EnviroNode IoT Solutions; It discovers, connects, concentrates and logs data from instrumentation in CSV format onto its SD memory card, and forwards it to the cloud.
Mark Currie and James Currie from FTEK Ltd showing the company's latest TekSpray model with AirBoost technology and 1000L bulk tank.
Seven science students from across Australia present "speed-talks" of no more than three minutes each, summarising their latest work in the industry.
Director of Research Programs at Australian Institute for Medical Cannabis (AMIC), Emily Rigby giving the conference an overview of the growing industry in Australia.
(L to R) James Muir from EE Muir & Sons, Leon Atsalis from Eclipse Enterprises, Peter Hoeck from EE Muir & Sons, Michiel Seignette from Sudlec, Heinrich van der Westhuizen from Valagro/EE Muir & Sons.
Melanie Power from Ecomix Coco Australia.
Elliott Akintola and Reyhaneh Pordel from Garden City Plastics.
Attendees networking at the exhibition trade show; 83 booths were sold with more than 65 companies showcasing their products and services from all over the world. People travelled from as far away as Europe, Asia, U.S.A and New Zealand.
This year's conference was the biggest ever, with 575 registered delegates attending for the three days, which is an increase of more than 100 on the last event. Medical Cannabis was being presented for the first time and was very popular at both the trade stalls and the plenary seminars.
Cassane Foster from GreenLife Structutes.
(L to R) Saskia Blanch, Kynan Smyth and Jamie Togyer from AIS Greenworks, Vincent Kuijvenhoven from Groden, David Franklin, Theo Stolze and Henry Bosman from AIS Greenworks.
Roy Houweling from Pacer Profiles and Mark Lines from Grow Systems Australia.
Peter Anderson and Trevor Dennis from Haifa Australia Pty Ltd.
(L to R) Rose Wu from Plantlogic, Andrew Stefanou and Joe Davids from Galuku Group Pty Ltd, and Mark Woodhead from Haygrove Tree of Life.
Adam Pokorzynski from P.R.E Solutions and Bert-jan Nolden from Hoogendoorn.
Andrew Higgins from Indicated Technology.
Mehmet Arslan and Jelal Hallac from Innako Australia.
Noa van der Meche from Kekkila-BVB.
Bernardo Greeve from KG Systems.
KG Systems had huge interest from delegates for its mobile container systems, which can be used for a wide range of crops - but one of the biggest growing areas is medicinal cannabis.
A view from above of the trade show exhibition, while the delegates enjoy lunch.
Ashley Veach from ENEgrow.
Robert Hayes from MADEC Australia.
Stefan Nieuwenhuyzen and Wilfred Lange from Metazet Formflex.
Cenk Elitok from Munters Company Ltd.
Kristie Emerson, Samantha Jarvis and Danielle Nader from Perfection Fresh Australia.
A range of delicious and colourful snacking vegetable products from Perfection Fresh.
Mark Bunyard from PICPLAST Ltd, an Israeli-based company looking to expand its Australian customers.
(L to R) James Downey, Shane Burns and Shane Steffen from Polygro Pty Ltd, Ross Watt from Elite Tunnels Ltd, and Tom De Smedt from RKW Hyplast.
Carl Van Loon and Alastair McLean from Powerplants Australia.
Garry Sandercock and Hannah Sandercock from ProPak Industries Inc.
Brad Skinner and Howard Elphick from PropTec.
(L to R) Jan Davis from Protected Cropping Australia, John McDonald from NGIA, Jonathan Eccles from Protected Cropping Australia and Benjamin Reilly from Steritech.
Jonathon Lillecrapp from Aspec Australia.
Brian Clark from Redpath Greenhouses.
Roger De Jagher from Mardenkro and Roland Westlow from Apack.
Julien Fitte from RICHEL GROUP.
Ingrid Ennis from Terranova Seeds, Phil Richie and James Bertram from Rijk Zwaan Australia.
Some fresh produce and systems on display at the Rijk Zwaan stall.
Marcus Ashley and Tim Lewis from Rivulis.
Rick Keene and Alan Corke from Seasol International Pty Ltd.
Andrew Olley and Aart Slobbe from Signify Australia standing under the bright pink LED lighting for use on a range of different crops.
Sam Teale and Domenic Cavallaro from Stoller Australia Pty Ltd.
Ton Habraken from Ludvig Svensson BV.
Tommy Le, Dion Potter and Peter March from Syngenta.
Farm Manager at Blue Sky Produce, and owner of Hortrobotics, Matthew Fealy gives delegates his insights into how technology could be used more efficiently in agriculture, in his seminar "Practical AgTech for Horticulture".
Arie Meeuwissen from Taks Handling Systems.
Chris Ashwood and Sheldon Simmonds from Toro Australia.
Daniel Parsons from Transplant Systems Pty Ltd.
Harm Ammerlaan from BASF Vegetable Seeds and Jelle Van Der Brugge from Van Der Hoeven Horticulture Projects BV.
Henk van den Heuvel from Hortraco Trading and Viscon Australia.
David Randall, Oula Ghannoum, Michelle Mak and Zhong-hua Chen from Western Sydney University.
Sussan Nguyen and Julian Horsley from A & D Australasia Pty Ltd
A & D Australasia, showcased their metal detector and check weighers, which was useful following the strawberry tampering incident. It can pick up any metallic foreign object that should not be in produce packs.
Michael Ruffels from AgVita
Geert Kuivenhoven and Gregor Madjak from A1 Growsystems Pty Ltd
Ray Yang and Diana Peng from Beijing Sangreen International Agritech Co. Ltd.
Andrew Downs and Paul Eitzen from Yara Australia Pty Ltd.
Steve Pride from Fluence BY OSRAM
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