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Three Scholars part of 100 Women in Australian Agribusiness 2014

Three Scholars part of 100 Women in Australian Agribusiness 2014

Congratulations to three Scholars selected as part of the 100 Women in Australian Agribusiness 2014

We are delighted to announce three Nuffield Scholars who have recently been selected as part of the ‘100 Women in Australian Agribusiness’ for 2014. These awards are supported by Emerald Grain and Fairfax Agricultural Media.

annabelle-coppin2008 Scholar Annabelle Coppin was winner in the ‘Outstanding Young Achiever’ award. Annabelle is a station manager and business partner with her family-owned cattle property in East Pilbara. In addition to her Nuffield Scholarship, she has also completed an ISS Institute Fellowship to observe commercial working mobile abattoirs as well as livestock handling techniques derived from both Temple Grandin and Bud Williams in the USA. She has also worked as an International Livestock Consultant in the Middle East region. Annabelle is a graduate of the Rabobank Executive Development program, a WA Finalist for Young Australian of the Year and 2008 North Australian Beef Research Council Young Achiever. She holds a private fixed wing and commercial rotary licence and contributes to several beef industry and local community bodies.

l_eldredgeAlso successful was Linda Eldredge, 2012 SA-based Scholar and Managing Director of Eldredge and Associates Consulting and Training. Linda is a passionate advocate of rural businesses and rural families and is a popular and inspiring lecturer who has developed dynamic accredited training programs, bringing together a highly skilled, collaborative team of specialist consultants/lecturers and local regional coordinators. To date over 1,000 agri-business managers have been educated, engaged and entertained in achieving their Diploma & Advanced Diploma qualifications through her training programs, Whilst she is a very familiar figure on Government and Industry Boards, her greatest impact is working with the heart of agri-business at the ground level.

kelly-manton-pearceKelly Manton-Pearce, 2012 WA-based Scholar, was a third Nuffield recipient. Kelly is a farmer and researcher with the Sheep CRC and Murdoch University. Kelly loves the challenge of combining an off-farm career with running a mixed sheep and cropping enterprise with her husband and newborn son. In addition to her scholarship, Kelly has completed a PhD with the CSIRO studying sheep production on saline pasture systems and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and proud board member of the Ag Institute Australia and the Facey Group along with other various industry positions.

Each of the 100 finalists have been detailed in a 16 page special publication inside the latest edition of The Land, QLD Country Life, the North QLD Register, Stock Journal, Stock and Land and Farm Weekly. The complete 100 have also been listed on the Emerald Grain and Farm Online website

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