|Alex Coole||Producer / PAP Chairperson|| About our Chairperson….
Alex is the current Chairman of The Sheep’s Back Producer Advisory Panel (PAP). She runs a 6000 hectare mixed farming enterprise in Frankland with her family. The business comprises 60% sheep, 40% crop; they mate 12,500 ewes and run 20,000 dry sheep. Alex is passionate about the sheep & wool industry and is involved extensively in the industry. As well as being the Chair of the Sheep’s Back PAP, she is also on the Rylington Park Institute of Agriculture Committee, a member of the Sheep Industry Business Innovation (SIBI) New Technology Pilot Group and on other local community groups. Alex believes that extension is vital for her family’s business and has been a participant in The Sheep’s Back, Lifetime Ewe Management (LTEM) and several other extension programs. Other members of her business have been involved in a local sheep grower group for the last seven years.
Alex has a keen interest in using technology to improve their business. They use DNA parentage testing and electronic identification in their stud nucleus flock to fast track and improve the accuracy of data. Alex also utilises ASBV’s for all their nucleus decisions.
|Brett Jones||Producer / SMBA Rep|
|Bindi Murray||Producer / PGA Rep|
|Emily King||AWI Sydney|
|Peter Hanrahan||Peter Hanrahan Consulting|
|Greg Tilbrook||Primaries of WA|
|Mandy Curnow||Dept of Agriculture & Food|
|Ed Riggall||Icon Agriculture|
|Andrew Ritchie||Icon Agriculture|
|Mark Allington||Icon Agriculture|