Ag college forges links with Canadian counterpart

Gregor Heard
February 9 2024 - 8:00am
Longerenong College students Finley Wagstaff, Rhianna Beacham, general manager Avril Hogan, and students Nick Cushing and Charlie Gibson are excited about the partnership with Olds College in Canada. Photo by Gregor Heard.
Longerenong College students Finley Wagstaff, Rhianna Beacham, general manager Avril Hogan, and students Nick Cushing and Charlie Gibson are excited about the partnership with Olds College in Canada. Photo by Gregor Heard.

In what is believed to be an industry first, an Australian agricultural college has signed an agreement with a Canadian counterpart to allow students to travel to Canada to complete a degree in agriculture.

Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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