Louise Manning, PhD, is a senior lecturer in Food Production Management at the Royal Agricultural University.
She has worked with the food supply chain in the area of sustainability for over twenty five years addressing food safety, quality assurance, animal welfare, financial and business performance, ethical issues and environmental and conservation management. Her research has been published in many peer reviewed journals. Louise is responsible for the development and implementation of the Integrated Farm Management strategy on the land farmed by the RAU. Louise is also responsible for the translation and knowledge exchange strategy for the Royal Agricultural University with specific emphasis on social media, supply chain interaction and the development of a global knowledge network.
Louise’s session is called ‘Using social media to communicate with farmers: Is social media the place for “over the gate” discussion‘.