Cropping young leaders

08 Mar, 2013 01:00 AM
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GRAIN Growers (GGL) has announced the winners of the competition to enter the Australian Grain Farm Leaders Program.

Open to younger growers and industry participants, the program will see the winners travel across Australia and implement a unique on-farm program.

The winners are:

  • Andrew Hall, Manoora, SA
  • Brad McQueen, Kooloonong, Vic
  • Claire Shadbolt, Mukinbudin, WA
  • Danielle Whitfield, Burswood, WA
  • Evan Wilson, Forbes, NSW
  • Jon Dyer, Kaniva, Victoria
  • Neil Micknan, Lake Cargelligo, NSW
  • Samantha Noon, Surat, Qld
  • Shaun Wittwer, Cuballing, WA
  • Tom Dunstan, Telangatuk, Victoria
  • The course began in Sydney last week, and will also see the group travel to Narrabri, NSW, where they will visit the plant institute there before beginning work on their projects.

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    I remember years ago(80s) being told we were the most efficient farmers in the world, at the
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    I wonder how much Mr Spierlings gets paid and how it compares with the average Farmer's returns?
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    This is another example of the sad farm produce payment model that we have in