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Alltech Annual International Symposium


THE NATURAL GREEN REVOLUTION

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Monday, May 21

1:00-1:05

Introduction
Chairs: Geoff Frank and Robert Walker

1:05-1:25

Going avant garden - The Jon Carloftis story
Jon Carloftis, Jon Carloftis Fine Gardens, USA

1:30-1:50

A green thumbs up: Louis Hillenmeyer gets fresh with an ecological approach to growing your own
Louis Hillenmeyer, Louis’ Flower Power Shop, USA

1:55-2:15

Through the grapevine: Past practices, future trends and what the consumer really wants from grape production
Jandré Prinsloo, Alltech Inc., USA

2:20-2:50

Break

2:55-3:15

Turning over a new leaf in orchard health: Foliar nutrition for citrus
Timothy Mann, Ben Hill Griffin, Inc., USA

3:20-3:40

Rewriting the book on fruit quality: Natural interventions & management techniques
Graham Barry, XLnT Citrus, South Africa

3:45-4:05

The world of citrus: How change has become the new constant, and what we can learn from it
Allen Morris, Blue Lake Citrus Products, USA

6:00 Buses leave for Kentucky Night

Tuesday, May 22

8:30-8:35

Introduction
Chairs: Geoff Frank and Robert Walker

8:35-8:55

Elicitors: What are they, what do they do, what role will they have in plant protection?
Necip Tosun, Ege University, Turkey

9:00-9:20

Changing the paradigm: A proposal for natural control of soil-borne diseases
Pingsheng Ji, University of Georgia, USA

9:25-9:45

From seed to feed: Profits in dairy and feedlot start in the field
Jack Corless, Rumsol Ltd., Ireland

9:50-10:20

Break

10:25-10:45

Review your playbook for row crops: The role of natural growth promoters
Glendon Harris, University of Georgia, USA

10:50-11:10

Nutrient innovation through nutrigenomics: Revolutionizing our understanding of gene expression & plant productivity
Kristen Brennan, Alltech Inc., USA

11:15-11:35

Five best practices to maximize crop productivity
Timothy Maloney, Agri-Tech Consulting, USA

11:35-12:00

Questions & Answers: Wrap up
A brief discussion with the speakers

12:00-1:25 Break for lunch