Aimee McCutcheon

Aimee McCutcheon is a Horticulture Industry Development Manager in Agriculture Victoria. She has over 15 years of experience in industry development and extension. Aimee has led multifaceted projects and teams to design and implement programs in applied research development, capability building, and grower extension services to build horticulture competitiveness and […]

Alison Mathews

Alison Mathews is a Development Officer in the Agriculture and Food Division of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) in Western Australia, based at Manjimup. She has over 8 years of experience in horticultural research and extension. Alison has experience developing resistance management strategies through her involvement […]

David Williams

David Williams is a Principal Research Scientist- Invertebrate and Weed Sciences in Agriculture Victoria’s Research Division. David is recognised nationally and internationally for his expertise in development and adoption of IPM and currently leads the PIPS IPDM project. His extensive network includes researchers, extension specialists and consultants in pest management, […]

Emily Crawford

Emily Crawford is a Horticulture Industry Development Project Officer with Agriculture Victoria. Based in Tatura, Emily has worked for the department for 10 years in extension and project management.
Emily will assist manage the Apple and Pear IPDM Community of Practice and extensionAus website, enabling growers and industry services providers to […]

Helen Collie

Helen Collie is a technical officer with over 20 years of experience and has presented IPM workshops to WA deciduous fruit tree orchardists.

John Sutton

John Sutton is a Fruit Technical Officer in the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) in Western Australia. John is a senior author of the Pome and Summer Fruit Orchard Spray Guide for Western Australia and was instrumental in the development and delivery of an IPM training program […]

Kevin Dodds

Kevin Dodds is a Development Officer- Temperate Fruit in NSW DPI based at Tumut. Kevin has worked with temperate fruit industries in NSW since 1990 and gained specific skills in pomefruit IPDM through his work with Dr Colin Bower and Dr Les Penrose from 1990-95 on IPM research and implementation. […]

Oscar Villalta

Dr Oscar Villalta is a Senior Plant Pathologist in the Agriculture Research Victoria division within DEDJTR. He has over 25 years of experience in plant pathology research, development and extension in IPM related to disease epidemiology and management in pome and stone fruit, and vegetable production. Oscar is recognised nationally […]

Paul James

Paul James is the Research, Development and Grower Technical Services Manager with Lenswood Apples (Lenswood Cooperative), the major producer and marketer of apples grown in South Australia. Paul has been in the position for 6 years. He was previously PIRSA’s Temperate Fruit Specialist for 28 years, specialising in apple and […]

Peter Nimmo

Peter Nimmo is Senior Experimentalist with the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries at the Applethorpe Research Facility. Peter has over 40 years of experience in apple pest management research and extension including roles in developing National Guidelines for IFP, Apple Dimpling Bug, Adaptation to Climate Change, and Management of […]

Stephen Quarrell

Dr Stephen Quarrell is a Research Fellow in Entomology at the University of Tasmania and an Affiliate Scientist at CSIRO. His research interests include integrated pest management of perennial horticulture crops including the use of biological control agents, insect chemical ecology and using technology to better understand issues regarding honey […]

Stewart Learmonth

Stewart Learmonth is an experienced entomologist in the Agriculture and Food Division of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) in Western Australia, based in Manjimup. Stewart has 30 years of experience with the pome fruit industry and led the weevils component of the WWAPM project. He has […]

Susie Murphy-White

Susie Murphy-White is a Project Manager- Pome working for Pomewest located at the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) in Manjimup, Western Australia. Susie has over 20 years of experience in extension and working with grower groups. Most recently she led the WA component of the national climate […]