JEANETTE Long is a facilitator, trainer and coach who focuses on developing people skills in agriculture.
Along with her husband, Bill, she is a director of Ag Consulting Co, which is based in South Australia. Jeanette’s consulting work includes facilitating a wide variety of workshops across Australia, facilitating farm family transition and project management.
She is particularly passionate about developing the skills of rural women and is currently managing a Rural Women’s Leadership project funded by PIRSA.
Jeanette has been involved in many boards and committees in agriculture, education, rural women and fisheries.
Currently she is the treasurer for the Ag Excellence Alliance in SA and the vice president of Australasia-Pacific Extension Network.
She was involved in the Partners in Grain program for 10 years including roles as national program manager and national chair.
She has qualifications in agriculture, teaching and a Masters in Business Administration-Agribusiness.
Jeanette is accredited to deliver the Myers Briggs, Type Indicator, is a trained facilitator and coach and has completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors Diploma.
Jeanette was the recipient of the SA Rural Women’s Award in 2004 and received a Centenary Medal for her work as a rural business management trainer in 2003.
Jeanette is actively involved with the management of the family farming properties as well as being a Director and shareholder of Australian Bee Services.