Growing with the grain
The Grains Research Foundation aims to engage Queensland Grain Growers in developing the Northern Grains Industry by encouraging participation in research, development and extension priority setting.
The Foundation is particularly focused on achieving its objectives through the investment in youth, evident through its 'From One Grain Project'. The project aims to develop the industry involvement of the younger set of Queensland grain growers through Social Media to encourage their participation in Grains Research. An annual study tour for Queensland grain growers also exposes them to how research identification, prioritisation and funding occurs overseas to allow them to better understand the direction needed for the future of the Australian grains industry.
You can read a welcome message by our immediate Past Chairman, Mr Damien Scanlan here: Read More...
AGM Date Claimer & Call for Director Nominations
Our 2019 AGM will be held Friday, 6th December from 9:30am at Leslie Research Centre, Holberton St, Toowoomba. Attendees are invited to stay on for the General Meeting that will follow the AGM and lunch. Please RSVP via the button to the left if you are able to attend. If you wish to check if your membership is current, please email the Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org
As a part of the AGM process, GRFL are also calling for nominations for grower and independent directors of the company. Being on the GRFL board is not an onerous responsibility and is a great opportunity to learn about grains industry representation.
By rotation, Luke Skerman and Brendan Taylor will retire at the 2019 Annual General Meeting. Both Luke & Brendan are standing for re-election. Currently GRFL have one vacant grower director position, therefore we will be looking for at least one nomination to fill this vacant position.
With some exciting events planned for 2020 (including an extra international tour!), now is a great time to become part of our organisation. Nominations close 5pm, Friday 1st November 2019.
The nomination form can be downloaded by clicking the button to the left.