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University of New England

Australia

Biography

Brendan Griffiths is a field agronomist and academic with around 30 years’ experience working in crop agronomy in rain grown and irrigated cropping systems, largely on grey and black vertisols in Eastern Australia. After graduating from the University of Southern Queensland, he completed a Master’s degree in Agriculture at the University of New England, and went on to study a PhD at UNE titled ‘Agronomic constraints to irrigated wheat production in Northern NSW’, due to be completed later in 2019. His other research interests include work in general crop nutrition, and subsoil constraints. He has spent the past eight years employed at the University of New England as lecturer in Cotton Production, and is a director of Precision Cropping Technologies Pty. Ltd., an Australian based firm providing software and services to commercial agriculture in the area of spatial data management and analytics related to crop production, and soil characterization.