Branching out with AgriFutures 2020 TAS Rural Women’s Award Winner Karen Brock
It’s been a big year for Karen Brock who has been named the 2020 Tasmanian winner of the AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award.
Karen grows and supplies commercial fruit trees so it’s no surprise she’s a specialist in plant tissue culture.
And it’s in her work with plant tissue where magic is happening. Plant tissue culture is often grown in a gel-like substance, but Karen is changing the face of tissue culture techniques by growing plant tissue in water.
Here is her amazing story which starts like all great stories with Karen being in the right place at the right time.