2022 Nuffield National Conference
'PUTTING THE WORLD WITHIN REACH'
The Nuffield Australia National Conference is the highlight of the Nuffield calendar. It offers a meeting point for scholars, investors and the broader agricultural industry.
As a high profile forum for the announcement of incoming scholars and public presentation of returning scholar research, the Nuffield
National Conference is a must-do for anyone serious about the future direction of Australian agriculture.
Hear the announcement of the 2023 scholars
Discover innovation and technologies from the returning scholars
Exchange knowledge and information with industry leaders
Network with the alumni who, over 70 years, have been bringing the world home
WHERE AND WHEN?
Our 2022 conference will be held in September at Tamworth, the gateway to New England and Australia's Country Music Capital.
The program includes:
Monday 12-September: Awards Dinner, 2023 Scholars announced (from 6:30pm)
Tuesday 13-September: Conference Day, and cocktail function (from 7:00am)
Wednesday 14 September: Regional Tour, Tamworth region (from 8:00am)
Thursday 15 September: (AM only): Regional Tour, Tamworth (from 8am)
PARTNER WITH US!
Our conference offers a unique opportunity for your organisation to feature your product and service offerings to a highly targeted and engaged national agricultural industry audience. The strength of our Nuffield alumni network is a major point of difference of our program, and is evident at this event. This ensures your investment continues to be valuable for many years to come.
Our National Conference has been growing, with more than 400 attending in 2019. With the continued annual increase in attendee numbers, there has likewise been an expansion in industry sector representation, providing an invaluable networking event for agricultural producers, supply chain participants, agribusiness and government.
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Agriculture is a vital industry in the Tamworth economy, with beef and sheep, grain, dairy and poultry the most significant industry sectors. The 1.5 day regional tour will focus on a variety of agribusinesses including:
1998 Nuffield Scholar and past Chair of the Nuffield Board David Brownhill, along with his brother and their families, farm Merrilong Pastoral Company at Spring Ridge on the Liverpool Plains. This 8,000-ha business growers wheat, sorghum, mungbeans, chickpeas, cotton, faba beans.
2016 Nuffield Scholar Angus and his wife, Jaimie, run a 2,350-ha mixed farming property near Quirindi on the Liverpool Plains with durum wheat for pasta, dryland cotton, chickpeas and mung beans, and have an Angus cattle herd.
2013 Nuffield Scholar Guy Hebblewhite and his family own Countryside Farming, a chicken meat production, cattle backgrounding and Lucerne hay operation located on the banks of the Peel River in Tamworth.
A cotton gin, beef feedlot and durum semolina and flour factory are also part of the tour, as is a photo opportunity at the Big Golden Guitar on the New England Highway at Tamworth.
The tour commences at 8:00am on Wednesday 15 September and concludes at 12:30pm on Thursday 16 September at Tamworth Airport.
Registrations for Nuffield's major event of the year will open in early-June.
Contact Nuffield Program Operations Manager Nicola Raymond here