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GRDC Chairman Keith Perrett is Australia's first Farm Industry Leader of the Year, receiving the honour in September at the inaugural Australian Farmer of the Year Awards in Sydney... GRDC managing director Peter Reading congratulated Mr Perrett on receiving the award, which recognises his outstanding leadership and decades of service to the agriculture industry... In receiving the Award, Mr Perrett acknowledged the support of his family and staff. "..
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Australia's grains industry is entering an era of unprecedented opportunities, according to the new chair of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Southern Regional Panel... Keith Pengilley says the opportunities - born of increasing demand for grain for human consumption and stock feed - will be particularly attractive for southern region grain growers due to their regional proximity to expanding markets and their ability to adapt to climate variability... "I am pleased to announce that Keith Pengilley will be leading the Southern Panel for at least the next two years," Mr Perrett said...
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This is a caption underneath the image... Replace the image with a Sitecore media item... Blackleg can cause severe yield loss, but can be successfully managed...
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" GCTV11: GRDC's Chairman Stands Down 11 August 2013.. Those who have worked closely with this grain grower and chairman reflect on his contribution to the grains industry... 0.31: GCTV Ep#11 Chairman Stands Down 0.37: Narrator: Darryl Anderson Well after six years as chairman of GRDC Keith 4.11: Perrett is standing down so we thought we would caught up with Keith as well as the 8.42: two managing directors he has worked with during his time in the chair...
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Mr Perrett, a mixed farmer from Gunnedah in northern New South Wales, has led the GRDC through a period of significant change, as the organisation has adapted to a shifting landscape in the grains industry... "But I am always encouraged by the resilience, tenacity and adaptability of our nation's grain growers, who, with the support of GRDC, continue to overcome these obstacles to play an important role in world food production," he said... Mr Perrett said GRDC's reputation and standing in the industry would ensure a strong field of candidates for a new Board Chair and he was confident that the right person would be found to lead GRDC through the next phase of growth and positioning for the future, following the current review of governance...
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Now in "semi-retirement", Professor Poole retains a strong interest in cropping systems, bioenergy and biofuels, is an Honorary Professorial Fellow at the University of Western Australia, a CSIRO Research Fellow and immediate past chair of the Swan River Trust... He is noted for his expertise in dryland farming systems and landscape management, having worked with the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, for 29 years and CSIRO for 15... Three years later, armed with his PhD, he returned to South Australia hoping to work as a geneticist, but instead became a wheat breeder at the Waite Research Institute...
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