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Tree fruit Panel information

Tree fruit Panel information

Tree Fruit Panel

These panels consist of representatives elected by levy payers, and where appropriate, independent experts are co-opted to provide technical advice. Invitations are also extended to appropriate trade body representatives.

 

The schedule for the Tree Fruit Panel Meetings is currently as follows (minutes of the open session of previous meetings are available to download after they have been approved by all parties at the subsequent meeting):

DATE

LOCATION

STATUS

MINUTES

3rd February 2015

East Malling Research, Kent

Passed

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17th March 2015 East Malling Research, Kent Passed Download
24th November 2015 East Malling Research, Kent Passed Download
16th March 2016 East Malling Research, Kent Passed Download
29 November 2016 East Malling Research, Kent Passed Download
21 February 2017 East Malling Research, Kent Passed Download
28 November 2017 East Malling Research, Kent Passed Download
06 March 2018 East Malling Research, Kent Passed Pending
27 November 2018 East Malling Research, Kent Pending Pending
05 March 2019 East Malling Research, Kent Pending Pending

For more information about panel meeting arrangements please contact Rachel McGauley.

 

Panel Representation

NAME (CLICK TO EMAIL)

POSITION/KNOWLEDGE            

CONTACT        

PANEL CHAIR and Horticulture Sector Board Member

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Rachel McGauley

Trainee Research & KE Manager - Fruit

  • Tree Fruit Panel manager
  • R&D project management

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Scott Raffle

Research & KE Manager - Fruit

  • Lead KE/communications delivery for Tree Fruit
  • R&D tree fruit storage project management

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Elected members representing the interests of growers

Elected members representing the interests of growers

Christopher Baker

Tree Fruit in the West Midlands

CC & JA Baker, Fairfields Farm, Welsh House Lane, Newent, Gloucestershire, GL18 1LR

T: 01531 890 467

Alison Capper

 

General Tree Fruit Production

Stocks Farm, Suckley, Worcestershire, WR6 5EH

T: 01886 884202

Emily Livesey

Stone Fruit - West Midlands

Lower Hope Fruit Ltd, Lower Hope Farms, Ullingswick, Hereford HR1 3JF

T: 07894 993667

Vacancy

Pears

 

Tom Hulme

 

Stone Fruit

AC Hulme & Sons, Hoaden Court, Hoaden, Ash, Kent, CT3 2LG

T: 01227 668130

Russell Graydon

Tree Fruit - South East

Adrian Scripps Ltd, Moat Farm, Five Oak Green, Tonbridge, Kent TN12 6RR

T: 07734 066370

Jeremy Linsell

Tree Fruit in East Anglia

Chromesword Ltd, Braiseworth Orchards, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 7DS

T: 07887 535 748

Paul Smith

 

Tree Fruit in the South East

3 Coldblow Cottages, Loddington Lane, Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 4AE

T: 01622 743247

Nigel Stewart

Culinary Apples

A C Goatham & Son, Flanders Farm, Ratcliffe Highway, Hoo St. Werburgh, Kent. ME3 8QE

T: 07939 215 373

Paul Ward Organics

Mole End Farms Ltd, Babylon Lane, Chart Sutton, Maidstone, Kent ME17 3ER

T: 01580 720319

   

Technical & Scientific advisors

Tim Biddlecome

Farm Advisory Services Team (FAST)

T: 01795 533 225

Paul Bennett

Agrovista

T: 01795 539 850

Mike Solomon

Independent Advisor

T: 01622 726954
Nigel Jenner Avalon Produce T: 01892 835 001
     
   

 

Invited Courtesy Panel Members

Amanda Corp

NFU, Rochester, Kent

T: 01730 711950 

Richard Heathcote
NACM  (The National Association of Cider Makers)
T: 07761 874 277