People on the move

Conservation farming stalwart’s pivotal part in Australia’s no-till story

One of the ‘founding fathers’ of no-till farming, Jeff Esdaile, continues to be a passionate advocate of the low disturbance, stubble retention farming system that has revolutionised Australian crop production…Read More

Neil Lyon, June 14, 2019

Countdown on to apply for a 2020 Nuffield Scholarship

The search for Australia’s next wave of Nuffield Scholars continues with up to 25 exciting scholarships available to primary producers passionate about the future of agriculture…Read More

Grain Central, June 11, 2019

Rural achievers recognised in 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours

An ex-Cattle Council of Australia vice president, a former Queensland Merino Stud Master of the year, the founding president of the Australian Campdraft Association and a prominent WA farm management consultant are among the agricultural sector identities to have been recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List announced today…Read More

James Nason, June 10, 2019

People on the move in the grains and cropping sector

Who is on the move in the Australian grains and cropping industry? Ray Harrington inducted to hall of fame; New Heritage Seeds MD; AGT appoints lupin breeder; Biomar aquafeed plant appointment; Baking apprentice of the year + more…Read More

Grain Central, May 24, 2019

Queensland ag merchants meet in Toowoomba + PICS

The Queensland Agricultural Merchants (QAM) Association meeting yesterday not only heard from guest speaker Australian Lot Feeders Association president Bryce Camm, but also gave a fitting sendoff to now-retired Dalby grain identity, Terry Deacon…Read More

Henry and Liz Wells, May 17, 2019

People on the move in the grains and cropping sector

Who is on the move in the Australian grains and cropping industry? New NSW ag minister; Cotton stalwart retires; CBH new deputy; Key role at Incitec Pivot Fertilisers; Cargill appointments; Lachstock appoints central adviser; GPA appointment + more…Read More

Grain Central, April 12, 2019

Nuffield scholarships to launch next gen of ag leaders

Nuffield Australia’s agricultural research scholarships are once again open to the next generation of farmers looking to unearth innovative practices and cultivate the global networks they need to drive change in their businesses…Read More

Grain Central, April 1, 2019

Tim Fischer to step down from international Crop Trust

Former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and fervent farming industry advocate, Tim Fischer, is to step down as chair of the international crop conservation organisation, the Crop Trust…Read More

Grain Central, March 20, 2019

People on the move in the grains and cropping sector

Who is on the move in the Australian grains and cropping industry? Victorian grain chief; New vision for WAFarmers; Callachor steps down from Namoi; New Incitec head; New Heritage Seeds manager; FastStart cotton winners; New northern crop research leader; Jan Cathcart rice scholarship + more…Read More

Neil Lyon, March 15, 2019

Northern award winner + Goondiwindi GRDC Update PICS

Summer grains specialist, Loretta Serafin, has become this year’s northern GRDC Seed of Light winner, receiving the award in front of her peers at the GRDC Update in Goondiwindi…Read More

Neil Lyon, March 6, 2019

Sharing knowledge in dry times: Dubbo GRDC Update + PICS

More than 170 agronomists, growers and industry stakeholders from across Central Western New South Wales turned up to hear the research data and expert advice at the annual Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Update in Dubbo…Read More

Grain Central, March 4, 2019

Southern award winners + Bendigo GRDC Update PICS

Agriculture Victoria senior researcher, Jason Brand, and Riverine Plains research co-ordinator and independent soil science consultant, Cassandra Schefe, were award winners at the Bendigo GRDC Update where delegates caught up with the latest agronomic news…Read More

Grain Central, March 1, 2019

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