Grains Research and Development

 

GRDC Seed of Light

The GRDC Seed of Light Award was initiated in 1999 and is presented each year to someone who makes a significant contribution to communicating the outcomes of research.

Previous recipients have included:

 

Year Northern Region Southern Region Western Region
2013 Mal Ryley,
QDAFF
TBA Jeremy Lemon,
DAFWA
2012 Greg Platz,
DEEDI
Rob Wheeler, SARDI Owen Grieve,
ABC Rural
2011 John Cameron,
Independent Consultants Australia Network
Col Wellings,
Australian Cereal Rust Control Program
Geoff Fosbery,
Consultag
2010 Richard Daniel,
Northern Grower Alliance
Wayne Hawthorne,
Pulse Australia
Stephen Powles,
WAHRI
2009 Steven Simpfendorfer,
NSW DPI
TJ Higgins,
CSIRO Plant Industry
Bill Bowden,
DAFWA
2008 Neil Dalgleish,
CSIRO
John Kirkegaard,
CSIRO Plant Industry
Peter Newman,
DAFWA
2007 Mike Bell,
QDPI
Jon Lamb,
Jon Lamb Communications
Peter Mangano,
DAFWA
2006 John Slatter,
Pulse Australia
Peter Hayman,
SARDI
Bill Crabtree,
WANTFA
2005 Col Mullen,
NSW DPI
Nick Poole,
Foundation for Arable Research
Cameron Weeks,
Mingenew Irwin Group
2004 David Murray/Melina Miles,
QDPI
Ian McClelland,
Birchip Cropping Group
Peter Nelson,
Grainpool
2003 John Doughton,
Central Queensland Farming Systems
John Passioura,
CSIRO Plant Industry
Ros Jettner,
DAFWA
2002 Kevin Moore,
NSW DPI
Neil Fettell,
NSW DPI
Vanessa Stewart,
DAFWA
2001 Graham White,
QDPI
Chris Preston,
University of Adelaide
Ros Jettner,
(not presented an award)
2000 Wayne Strong,
QDPI
Nigel Wilhelm,
SARDI
Robert Loughman,
DAFWA
1999 Peter Hayman,
NSW DPI
Di Carpenter,
NSW DPI
Frances Hoyle,
DAFWA

For further information contact Kylie Dunstan, GRDC Communication Manager on 02 6166 4500.