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FAR Australia strengthens board of directors with appointment of Adam Inchbold

3 March 2021

Australian based field applied researcher, developer and extension provider announced today the appointment of Adam Inchbold to its board of directors effective Monday 1st March 2021.

Mr Inchbold owns and manages a 5000ha mixed farming enterprise with his family in Yarrawonga, Victoria. The operation comprises wheat, barley, pulse and oaten hay cropping as well as cattle and sheep breeding and finishing.

In addition to managing his own farming operation, Mr Inchbold has been influential in working with the grains industry to assist with the development and delivery of beneficial research outcomes for adoption by growers. He completed a Bachelor of Rural Science Honours Degree in 1998.

Mr Inchbold has supervised multiple GRDC investments in the Riverine Plains region, including Zonal Management, Improved Winter Cropping Systems, Improved WUE efficiency and the Stubble Initiative. As Riverine Plains Inc inaugural committee member in 1999, he served five years as chair of the organisation and also served 14 years as chair of the organisation’s research sub-committee. He currently sits on the advisory committee for the GRDC’s National Variety Trials (NVT) and is a long-standing host of the north east Victoria canola and wheat variety trials; he has also been involved in FAR Australia’s nitrous oxide emissions project conducted under the farming carbon initiative.

Andrew Rice, FAR Australia’s board chairman commented, “we are thrilled to have Adam join FAR Australia’s board of directors. With Adam’s experience as a grower, plus his ongoing involvement with the wider industry, he will be a valuable addition to the FAR Australia board as we continue to develop and deliver our strategic objectives as a science-based service provider to Australian agriculture.”

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