Director since 2014.
Andrew started his farming career on the 2,000ha mixed family farm at New Residence, west of Loxton SA. Encouraged to get a trade Andrew qualified as a mechanic and gained valuable machinery knowledge, always assisting in harvest, sowing and shearing during these busy times.
Andrew also has considerable experience in the Horticulture industry and holds an Advanced Diploma of Rural Business Management.
Andrew has also worked within SARDI managing field operations out of Loxton which involved all forms of research, including grain variety trials and frost research.
Andrew’s current position is Farm Manager of Bulla Burra Operations, a collaborative farming business, based at Loxton in the SA Murray Mallee. They manage 13,000ha of land and their cropping operation consists of 10,000ha of Wheat, Barley, Oats, Vetch, Lupins, Lentils, Peas, Chickpeas and Canola.
Having the drive to move forward and always looking to achieve operations effectively and efficiently, the passion to “Farm for the Future” is the motto for both Bulla Burra and Andrew.
Andrew is an active member of –
- Director of Mallee Sustainable Farming
- GRDC’s Regional Cropping Network Solutions low rainfall member
- Riverland/Northern Mallee Spray Drift Working Group
- Loxton District Land care Director
- Loxton Pistol Club Secretary