Standing by WA Farmers

Farming isn't just a job - it's a way of life. And WA farmers are some of the most resilient, hardworking, and driven individuals. We support farmers from broadacre cropping to sheep to dairy to horticulture and they all have a story to tell. 

Meet some inspiring and passionate WA farmers in the videos below.

Meet the Mann Family

In 2020, Fiona and Liam Mann launched a value-added extension – BLOCK 275 and began producing 100% natural, premium, cold-pressed canola oil at their Eradu property.

 

Meet Robert Kitto

Meet Robert Kitto, a sixth-generation farmer, who was one of the early pioneers involved with full paddock testing of Flexi-N. Wheat and lupins are the mainstays of the Kitto family's crop rotation, on their property on the Casuarina sandplain.

Meet Kieran Allison

We’re standing by WA farmer Kieran Allison who is raising the bar on crop yields, at Perillup near Mt Barker. Three years into his five year plan, watch as he shares his strategy and gives us a guided tour behind the scenes.


Meet Lucy Anderton

Meet Lucy Anderton, a farmer and agricultural economist in the Great Southern. Watch as she explains how she came up with her risk management application myFarmSmart.

 

Meet the Robertsons

What does it take to produce high yielding quality wool in WA? We visited Emma and Wayde during shearing to find out what it takes to produce high yielding quality wool in WA.


Meet Belinda Lay

Watch Belinda Lay explain how technology is used to improve efficiency and animal welfare at Coolindown Farms near Esperance.

 

Meet Tanya & Robert Kitto

Meet Tanya and Robert Kitto. A Mid-west, Western Australian farming family that decided to see if there was a market for producing lupins for human consumption. They now have their own business, My Provincial Kitchen which uses the nutrient-dense seeds in a range of gluten-free flours.  

 

Meet Gavin and Brad Egan

Meet Nigel Metz of Lucky Bay Brewing and Scaddan farmers Gavin and Brad Egan. This team works closely together to produce high protein, quality barley for brewing truly local craft beer in Esperance, WA. 

 

 

Meet the Shaws

Meet Bevan, Mark and Nick Shaw, a fourth-generation farming family from Buntine in the northern part of the Wheatbelt.

 

Meet Roger

Roger has been farming for over 30 years. Discover some of his challenges and decisions he makes on a typical day during harvest.

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