The Prosperous Farmer – a MacKillop Farm Management podcast


27th July 2022
Leading Limestone Coast and western Victoria agricultural membership organisation, MacKillop Farm Management Group (MFMG) has launched a brand new podcast called The Prosperous Farmer.

 

Leading Limestone Coast and western Victoria agricultural membership organisation, MacKillop Farm Management Group (MFMG) has launched a brand new podcast called The Prosperous Farmer.  
 
If you’re curious about adopting cutting edge cropping and livestock systems based on research this is the show for you! Season 1 has six episodes featuring interviews with local farmers and industry experts. All episodes are available on MacKillop Farm Management Group’s website www.mackillopgroup.com.au/the-prosperous-farmer or listen via your favourite podcast app .  
 
Podcast host, MFMG CEO Meg Bell, has interviewed farmers and experts, telling the stories of the on-farm benefits of adopting industry leading agricultural research from the farmers’ perspective – why and how research is relevant on the ground, with expert input from local scientists and agricultural consultants. 
 
“We’re very excited to launch The Prosperous Farmer podcast, which has a great line-up of local farmers and industry experts”, said MFMG CEO, Meg Bell. “The Prosperous Farmer highlights the wealth of agricultural knowledge and experience in our region. It’s a privilege to share the stories of six of our leading farmers and experts and the passion they have for agriculture and their commitment to continuous improvement”.
 
The six episodes are: 
Growing Your Farm with Graham Clothier and Felicity Turner;
Benchmarking Beef with Michael Cobiac and Elke Hocking;
Productivity on the Plains with Bruce McLean and Melissa Fraser;
The business case for sheep scanning with Charlie Crozier and Forbes Brien;
Diversifying your business with Kate Wheal and Felicity Turner; and 
Driving farm productivity and profitability with John Francis.
 
MacKillop Farm Management Group collaborates to deliver research and drive adoption for the benefit of members and the broadacre cropping and livestock industry across the Limestone Coast, western Victoria and beyond. For more information or to sign up as a member, head to www.mackillopgroup.com.au/membership

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