Ag research soldiers on

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
April 3 2020 - 7:00pm
John Ferrier, BCG chairman, says his group has taken measures to keep staff safe during the busy trial planting period.

THE AGRICULTURAL research sector will be working through upheaval in order to get invaluable trial plots planted this year with organisations coming up with strategies to allow the show to go on.


Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.