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Tim Prance

Tim Prance

Tim always knew he was going to study at Roseworthy because his Dad had graduated in 1947 and grew up on the family farm north of Millicent. After graduating in 1972, Tim worked as an adviser with the SA Department of Agriculture for 30 plus years in the south east and on the Fleurieu Peninsula. He also spent two years in Libya on a project to settle Libyan farmers on land previously farmed by Italians. For the last 8 years Tim has worked for himself as a consultant in the area of livestock and pasture management based in Victor Harbor.

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Lucy Coward

Lucy Coward

Lucy turned her love of practical subjects at school into a fulfilling career in agribusiness. Today, 20 years after graduating from Roseworthy, Lucy still loves getting out to spend time with farmers, kicking the dirt and getting behind farming businesses to supply quality produce to the globe.

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Alicia Rochler

Alicia Rochler

Alicia Rochler grew up in Mount Gambier and always dreamed of working with animals. She has since followed her passion to become a qualified vet. After Alicia graduated from Roseworthy, she took on a position with the Murray Bridge Vet Clinic. She continues to work with the Clinic today valuing any opportunity to learn new skills in small and large animal medicine.

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Damien Sommerville

Damien Sommerville

Agronomy and farming is at the heart of Damien and his family's lives. Read about Damien's journey from completing his degree at Roseworthy in 2000 to 10 years of working on his family farms at Spalding and Burra

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David Long

David Long

David was twenty one and an experienced stonemason labourer, shearer and farmer when he decided to pursue his passion for Ag. The natural choice was enrolling at Roseworthy to further his skills and knowledge. Now he owns and manages his own business, Long Seed and Grain Pty Ltd, and is Regional Manager for Nidera Australia.

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Leonie Spriggs

Leonie Spriggs

Leonie Spriggs has always been passionate and driven to work within business and agriculture. While studying at Roseworthy, Leonie felt incredibly inspired because she was combining two areas she loved. Having grown up in the country, Roseworthy was a great choice as it offered the ability to study in a country area.

[Read more about Leonie Spriggs]

Claire Brown

Claire Brown

Claire is passionate about using the skills and knowledge that she learned while studying at Roseworthy in her current role with Birchip Cropping Group (BCG) in north-west Victoria. For the last 10 years, Claire has been involved in BCG which is a not-for-profit agricultural research and extension organisation led by farmers from the Wimmera and Mallee regions of Victoria.

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Lachlan Nitschke

Lachlan Nitschke

Farming is in Lachie Nitschke's blood. Lachie grew up on his family's cropping property near Greenock in South Australia. After graduating from Kapunda High School in 2005, Lachie went onto complete his Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Science) at the University of Adelaide with the intention of working in agronomy.

[Read more about Lachlan Nitschke]

John Crosby

John Crosby

John Crosby graduated from Roseworthy in 1970 and since then he has successfully chaired numerous wheat and meat industry bodies over his career including senior roles with the National Farmers Federation and Agribusiness Association of Australia.

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Simon Hill

Simon Hill

From Yorke Peninsula to Roseworthy College, East Africa, China and New York! Simon Hill has traveled the world leading an exciting career of Agribusiness and other cutting-edge ventures. Simon spent his childhood growing up on his family farm near Ardrossan on the Yorke Peninsula. Following graduation from Roseworthy College, Simon's first 10 years was spent in various agronomic sales and management roles throughout South Australia, including Dermody's IAMA, J.T.Johnson & Sons and CropCare, while simultaneously juggling a League Football career with North Adelaide in the city.

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