Malcolm has most recently been the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society’s Manager of the Rural Services Division. He has recently retired as executive officer for a number of rural organisations, however, remains as SAGIT’s Project Manager.
Allan Mayfield brings extensive agronomy and farming knowledge and 40 years of experience in government and as an independent agronomic consultant to his role with SAGIT. Allan has a Bachelor of Agricultural Science and PhD in Plant Pathology. He was instrumental in setting up the Hart Field Site and starting precision agriculture and associated research in South Australia. His industry involvement is extensive and includes seven years as a GRDC Southern Panel member, six years as research coordinator for SPAA (Southern Precision Agriculture Australia) and 10 years as the research manager for the Hart Field Site Group. In addition to his role with SAGIT, he assists the Grains Research and Development Corporation in project management. He is a life member of the Crop Science Society of SA, a fellow of the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science & Technology, and a Churchill Fellow 2002.
Kenton Inns is a chartered accountant, fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia, tax agent and holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide. He specialises in taxation consulting and business services to small to medium businesses. His role for SAGIT includes managing the accounting and reporting functions to meet the requirements of the PIFS regulations.
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