Primary Production - Speaker

Jim Monaghan

Jim Monaghan has worked in crop production for over 20 years. Following a Biology degree at UCNW Bangor, Jim researched aspects of crop production at Harper Adams and John Innes Centre (PhD), Newcastle University, HRI-Efford and HRI-Wellesbourne. Jim then had a look at the real world for three years at Marks and Spencer as Salads Technologist, where he had responsibility for food safety, pesticide residue minimisation, and compliance with codes of practice for all salad products and salad ingredients in minimally processed foods, before heading back to Harper Adams to develop teaching and research in the area of fresh produce production in 2005.

Jim has delivered food safety training for M&S, Waitrose and Morrisons as well as running fresh produce food safety roadshows funded by the AHDB around the UK in 2006, 2016 and 2017. Jim also chaired the Technical Advisory Committee for Red Tractor Produce from 2010-17.

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