Invited Specialist Director.
Director since 2006.
Rick was invited to the MSF Board as an agricultural systems scientific specialist. He is currently a research group leader with CSIRO’s Agricultural Systems Program. Rick attained a Bachelor of Agricultural Science from the University of Adelaide, followed by a PhD from the University of Western Australia.
Rick previously worked at the University of Western Australia in Agricultural Systems where he also conducted research into weed and herbicide resistance management. Rick sits on the GRDC Southern Regional Cropping Solutions Network.
Rick has been with the CSIRO since 2005 working as a Senior Research Scientist in Farming Systems based at the Waite Campus in SA. He currently leads a range of farming systems research projects and has continuing research developing strategies for greater adoption of farming systems innovations. Rick is also a member of the Research Development and Extension subcommittee.