Kate Maddern elected to the GrainGrowers’ National Policy Group


BCG CEO, Ms Fiona Best, has congratulated BCG Research Officer, Kate Maddern, on her election as one of five representatives for the Southern Region in the GrainGrowers’ National Policy Group.

“Kate will bring thoughtful and considered thinking to the table in her role as part of the GrainGrowers’ National Policy Group. Her interaction with farmers across the Wimmera Mallee and her family farming connections gives Kate the opportunity to represent a wide range of views and ideas within the grain growing community,” Ms Best said.

Kate Maddern, who grew up at Kaniva, said her aim is to represent the views and interests of farmers across the Southern region.

“I am humbled and excited that these farmers have chosen me to have input into national policies that will focus on problems facing growers including infrastructure, telecommunications and chemical use” Ms Maddern said.

“I hope that I can bring my experience from the paddock and BCG’s trials to assist the grains sector to remain an industry that is environmentally and financially sustainable,” Ms Maddern concluded.

Brett Hosking, GrainGrowers’ Chairman said that “I would like to join Fiona in congratulating Kate on her appointment. I know Kate will be an excellent representative on behalf of fellow growers on national issues.”

More information on the GrainGrowers’ National Policy Group is available here.

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