People on the move

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

WA award winner + Perth GRDC Update PICS

A record crowd of 650 people has signed up for the GRDC Grains Research Update which is underway in Perth, WA, today and tomorrow with presentations highlighting the latest agronomic news…Read More

Neil Lyon, February 25, 2019

Industry achiever awards + GRDC Wagga Wagga Update PICS

More than 270 people attended the GRDC Grains Research Update in Wagga Wagga, NSW, this week to catch up on the latest agronomic news and acknowledge the achievements of their industry peers…Read More

Grain Central, February 20, 2019

Young SA researcher takes emerging leader award + Adelaide GRDC Update PICS

South Australian scientist Kenton Porker has been recognised as one of the grains industry’s most influential young leaders, receiving the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Southern Region 2019 Emerging Leader Award at this week’s Adelaide GRDC Update…Read More

Grain Central, February 15, 2019

Birchip farmer group steers steady course to success

Newly-elected chair of the Birchip Cropping Group, John Ferrier, has no plans to change the formula which has made the group such a standout success as a leader in farmer-driven research in Australia…Read More

Neil Lyon, February 13, 2019

Changing of the guard at Grains Research Foundation

Goondiwindi cropping farmer and agricultural consultant, Damien Scanlan, has stepped down as chair of the Grains Research Foundation Limited (GRFL), handing over to next-generation grower, Luke Skerman…Read More

Neil Lyon, February 12, 2019

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