John Ferrier


John is a founding member of BCG and was Treasurer of the Board for many years. John and his wife Robyn farm their 5000ha property ‘Wirrabilla’ with their son David and his wife De-Anne. The property is 25km north of Birchip and they grow wheat, barley, canola, lentils, field peas and sheep. John has a community focus being involved in a range of organisations including President of the Birchip P-12 School Council, active member in Birchip Landcare, the local silo growers group and Birchip Community Forum. John has been co-presenter of the ABC National Radio program ‘Bush Telegraph’, giving city and rural communities across Australia a better understanding of farm business and lifestyle. John is passionate about agriculture and is a keen adopter of latest technologies. He has an environmental focus and has set aside part of their land for Trust for Nature.

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