The Irrigated Cropping Council (ICC) is a farmer driven, not for profit, independent research organisation, committed to providing the latest research in irrigated grain production and connecting growers with local, state and national research and extension.
A commercially competitive and sustainable mixed farming and cropping sector that can confidently use best practice irrigation to respond flexibly and rapidly to market demands in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.
To improve the profitability and long-term viability of mixed farmers and croppers in the irrigation areas of northern Victoria and southern New South Wales, through practical research, development and extension that leads to best practice.
Our Trial Site
Research trials conducted at the site focus on all aspects of irrigated grain production including agronomy, irrigation scheduling, plant nutrition, crop diseases, weed and pest management and risk management.
Her experience has predominantly been in Communication and Change Management for IBM and more recently as Communication Manager for the Ricegrowers Association of Australia. Belinda's recent roles and experiences have enabled her to establish a network of contacts in the region that will further her ability to engage with Irrigated Cropping Farmers.
As a Knowledge Broker on the Australian Government's Future Drought Funded program- the Southern NSW Drought Resilience, Adoption and Innovation Hub, Belinda's role will also focus on engagement with farmers and communities to identify issues, ideas and opportunities to inform the Hub's project development and to assist in the uptake of those projects.
Our Directors are passionate advocates for profitable, sustainable irrigated cropping systems. Our Board is comprised of growers, industry and State Government Department representatives.
- BAppSc (Agriculture) Hons (CSU)
- Graduate Certificate in Cotton Production Systems (UNE)
- Fertcare Accredited (Level C).
400ha of flood and sprinkler irrigation. They use no-till production systems, continuously cropping cereals, oilseeds, pasture and
Become a sponsor
Our partners invest in our vision of a commercially competitive and sustainable mixed farming and cropping sector that uses best practice irrigation systems to respond to market demands in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.
Sponsors are able to partner with us to achieve this vision while increasing their businesses exposure through targeted opportunities to connect with growers and industry.
Sponsorship packages are available, for more information please contact our Executive Officer Charlie Aves on 0416 400 979