From the invent of BT Cotton to the development of two centre-metre GPS steering, Moree’s Rob Long has witnessed agricultural progression every step of the way. And after a stellar career spanning over 33 years, during which time he’s gained a reputation admired across the field and led numerous industry boards, he could be forgiven for starting to wind back.
But to the contrary, thanks to a new role at Delta Ag, Moree, it seems this industry heavyweight is only just getting
The power of a conversation saved Shanna Whan’s life. And she’s taken that conversation one step further.
Her rural health movement Sober in the Country challenges us to examine our relationships with alcohol, to remove the stereotypes, stigmas and fear around what high functioning alcoholism looks like and presents as, and how addiction can present among friends and family. Her voice and her network now helps to prevent illness and death across rural Australia. Shanna Whan
It’s the team that underpins the strong, reliable financial reputation Delta Agribusiness prides itself on, quietly working away behind the scenes to ensure the cogs of business keep turning.
Delta Ag’s back house administration team, based in Sydney, deals with over 3,000 suppliers and 9,000 customers, whilst servicing a staff of 300 people within the company’s 44 sites.
As such, it’s fair to say the office, consisting of just five, run a high intensity, extremely effici
Luke Dickens has just finished filming the video clip for his new single Bad Seed in an old wool room in the historic shearing shed on property “Tiverton” near Young. He’s become accustomed to the atmosphere of shearing sheds, having shorn thousands of sheep throughout the region over the years as he balanced being thrust into the national spotlight and a foray into the entertainment industry with his country life. His new album, launched in March, has already topped the ARIA
A north west NSW family has found the sweet spot when it comes to managing a successful grazing operation in conjunction with a secondary on-farm recreation and tourism venture, and as Georgina Poole discovers, having a lot of fun in the meantime. Agriculture is an unpredictable industry, with soaring highs and cruel lows, but sometimes it takes genuine challenge to inspire the greatest innovation.
Such was the case for Scott and Regina Michell, a couple not only renowned
Youth and enthusiasm coupled with wisdom and experience proves the perfect formula for progressive Forbes producers, David, Will and Henry Nash. Farming may be renowned for its solitary nature, but for the Nash family, it can be hard to get a word in edgewise, such is their passion and enthusiasm.
“We could talk to each other all day, often in the paddocks we’ve got the phone on conference call so we can banter away,” admits 24-year-old Henry, who farms in the Forbes and Yo