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Competition or concern? Landmark plans for the future

Rob Clayton - 27 September 2019

BOOK NOW to secure your seat on Friday 27 September to hear Rob Clayton, the man behind Landmark’s bold $470 million takeover of agribusiness rival, Ruralco and its CRT merchandise network. 
 
The former farm boy from Coonamble, whose career began 18 years ago as a merchandise store junior, now runs the country’s biggest farm services and rural agency business.
 
On October 1 Landmark - a division of Canada’s Nutrien - is set to take control of 45 per cent of the agricultural merchandise marketplace in Australia.
Rob will talk about Nutrien’s plans for Australia.
What’s ahead for the big new-look Landmark-Ruralco company, including the future for the CRT brand and businesses in regional communities?
 
And, what will be the impact of drought and far fewer livestock numbers on the farm services sector and its customers?
 
Date: Friday 27 September 2019
Time: 12pm for 12:30pm
Venue: The Grace Hotel, York St Sydney
Cost: $80 Members or $100 Non-Members 
Click here to book
 
 

Welcome to Farm Writers

The Farm Writers' Association of NSW was established in 1966 as the Farm Writers' and Broadcasters' Society of NSW.

Its aim is to foster communication about and promote the interests of rural Australia in general and the NSW farm sector in particular.

Farm Writers plays an important role in helping to strengthen links and understanding between the rural sector and the wider Australian community.

Regular forums held in Sydney provide a unique and respected platform for industry leaders, expert commentators, entrepreneurs and activists to communicate with a wide range of audiences and influencers.

The Association also provides a forum for rural journalists and other agri-communicators to discuss rural industry developments and issues in a networking environment with people involved in farming, food and fibre processing, marketing, regulation, and rural politics.

Farm Writers invites you to join us at our monthly lunch seminars and at Agribuzz, our quarterly evening networking functions.

Speaker presentations 

Friday 30 August: Agriculture versus activism – is war the only option? Rowan McMonnies, Managing Director of Australian Eggs shared his hands-on experience in navigating welfare and community engagement issues along with cross-sector initiatives to build community and sector confidence. Rohan argued the pros and cons, and outline his views on what agriculture should be doing to meet community expectations.

Prior speakers can be accessed via the Speakers Archives link and are on our YouTube channel.

 

 

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