24 Sep TOP CONSULTING FRUIT GROWERS KEYNOTE SPEAKER: HOW NEW TECHNOLOGY TRENDS CHANGE EVERYTHING
Nothing’s sweeter than hearing fruit growers keynote speakers and futurist consultants touch on new interests and innovations at conventions, conferences and meeting events. General sorts of themes would be:
- New varieties and rootstocks – Information on new fruit cultivars hitting the market, their flavor profiles, growth habits, and disease resistance. Also, fruit growers keynote speakers touch on new dwarfing rootstocks for orchards.
- Production techniques – Best practices around planting, pruning, pollination, irrigation, fertilization, and harvesting for high yields and quality fruit. Trends in protectants/pest management.
- Post-harvest handling – Proper techniques for washing, waxing, grading, packing, storing, and transporting fruit to maintain freshness and reduce losses. Managing refrigeration using recommend techniques by fruit growers keynote speakers.
- Farm management strategies – Advice on workforce planning, equipment investments, marketing approaches, and financial planning to improve farm productivity and profitability.
- Technology innovations – Emerging tech like electronic orchard mapping, crop load prediction software, automated harvesters/packers, and climate monitoring tools and how they are changing fruit farming.
- Sustainability – Methods that fruit growers keynote speakers suggest for water conservation, reducing chemical usage, composting, cover cropping, promoting biodiversity, and other sustainable fruit growing practices.
- Food safety – Protocols, technologies, and training to meet regulatory and buyer standards around traceability, hygiene, and avoiding contamination in fruit.
- Industry trends and outlook – Analysis by fruit growers keynote speakers of domestic and global production trends, consumer demand shifts, competitive forces, and market opportunities to inform business decisions.
- Business education – Information on succession planning, labor laws, financing, insurance options, contracting, and marketing to help growers make sound business decisions.
Tune in, and you’ll hear fruit growers keynote speakers typically offering research-based expertise and strategies to improve orchard efficiency, productivity, profitability, and long-term viability.