The University of New England (UNE) has conferred the inaugural title of McClymont Distinguished Professor (Research) upon precision agriculture expert David Lamb. The title is in honour of Gordon Lee ‘Bill’ McClymont, who established rural science at the university.
With a passion for conserving bushland, soil and water, Neil Smith was one of the early drivers of today’s conservation farming systems
Substantial gains in farm productivity and efficiency in recent years can be linked to improvements in machinery capacity and technology
Farming families rarely change or adopt new business structures without receiving advice from their accountant, farm adviser or lawyer. While the provision of advice on matters within their areas of expertise is the role of advisers, there is an obligation on those receiving the advice to carefully consider the advice received and use the information received to make decisions.