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Georgia Beattie

At a glance Who: Georgia Beattie What:  Organic Mushrooms Where: Diggers Rest, Vic Can you tell us about your property/enterprise? We are Australia's largest organic mushroom farm. We specialise in growing premium exotic mushrooms (Shiitake, Oyster, Lions Mane) and also…
Tryphena Watson
March 2, 2023
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Emma Thomas

At a glance Who: Emma and Murray Thomas, Kaloola What:  Merino and first cross lamb enterprises, opportunity agistment cattle and pasture cropping. Where: Forbes, Central West NSW Can you tell us about your property? We are a mixed enterprise, running…
Tryphena Watson
February 22, 2023
climate smartfarmer in focusQueensland

Caitlin McConnel

At a glance   Who:  Caitlin McConnel What:  1000 acres - farming beef cattle whilst utilising  agrivoltaics and agritourism Where:  Cressbrook Station, ToogoolawahCan you tell us about your property/enterprise?   My parents and I produce beef cattle on our family…
Tryphena Watson
February 20, 2023
farmer in focusnew south wales

Fiona Marshall

At a glance Who: Fiona Marshall What:  Farmer, Riverine Plains (Farming Systems Group) Chair, Grain Growers National Policy Group Member Where: Mulwala NSW in the Southern Riverina of NSW just north of the Murray River Can you tell us about…
Tryphena Watson
February 15, 2023
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Sarah Woolford

At a glance Who: Sarah Woolford What: 2000 acres, farming sheep, hay, and grain. Our focus is maintaining a return on investment while maximising efficiency. Where: York, Western Australia Can you tell us about your property? We farm merino sheep…
Tryphena Watson
February 9, 2023
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Kylie Burton

At a glance Who: Kylie Burton What: Extensive multi-species livestock that includes cattle, Dorper sheep and goats in managed herds across 8282ha. Where: NW of Barcaldine in Central West Queensland. Iningai Country. Can you tell us about your property? My…
Tryphena Watson
January 24, 2023
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Dr Miriam Villen King

At a glance Who: Dr Miriam Villen King What:  Stahmann Webster is a ground-to-grocer producers of pecans, macadamias, walnuts and almonds. Where: Qld - Bundaberg, NSW - Moree and Riverina, Tas - Swansea. Can you tell us about your property/enterprise?  …
Tryphena Watson
December 13, 2022