Rutherglen farmer to head up GRDC southern panel

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
July 23 2022 - 4:00am
GOLDEN FUTURE: Andrew Russell will take over as the Grains Research and Development Corporation's southern regional panel chair on September 1.

A FARMER from north-eastern Victoria will take over at the helm of the Grains Research and Development Corporation southern panel in September.


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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