ISMS Cape Town Conference in South Africa - Photos
In attendance at the ISMS Cape Town conference in South Africa, were many familiar names and faces from the mushroom industry from around the world.
Some the notable Irish and UK attendees were – Mr and Mrs Ronnie Wilson; Jim Rothwell from Rothwell Mushrooms in the UK; Mark Walsh from Custom Compost; Stuart Whitehall from IPP; Robert & Katrina Woodcock from Traymaster; Mike Walton from Sylvan UK; Prof Skekhar Sharma Agri-Food Biosciences Institute and the Queens University, Belfast; Dr Helen Grogan – Teagasc Kinsealy; and John Collier from Monaghan Mushrooms.
Felix Lamber of Fancom, Mr Rajabi of Javeneh Mushrooms in Iran and Brendan McKenna of JF McKenna meet up at the conference.
Martin and Phillip McCourt from McDon Casing meeting up with North American mushroom and compost producer Artie Needham at the McDon stand at the Cape Town conference.
Tony Monro from TM Marketing in Australia, John de Gier from JF McKenna and David Austin being guided around the Denny mushroom farm in Cape Town.
Kate Aherne and David Austin (Harte Peat) on the Denny Farm walk that took place as part of the conference.
Aidan O'Harte and David Austin from Harte Peat discussing future business with Douglas Shirippa from Adelaide Mushrooms. Adelaide Mushrooms are nearing completion of a large farm expansion at their new location just outside Adelaide.
Phillip Mc Court, John De Gier and Brendan McKenna standing at The Cape of Good Hope - a wee touristy break whilst attending the mushroom conference in Cape Town.
Check out the Mushroom Business website for photos and videos from the ISMS Conference.