The UWA Institute of Agriculture

Mr Neil Young

Mr Neil Young
Portrait of Neil Young

Neil Young operates a mixed farming business, which now has a no-till system with stubble retention and controlled traffic. He is a former national and state president of Rural Youth and became a key player in the Landcare movement as it was starting. He is a former president of West Australian No Till Farmers Association (WANTFA) and actively participated in the start of similar farmer groups in South Australia and Victoria. Mr Young initiated CAAANZ, the Conservation Agriculture Alliance of Australia and New Zealand. He was previously chair of the GRDC Western Panel.