Future Orchards partners

The Future Orchards® program would not be possible without the ongoing commitment and contribution of key management and the contribution of AgFirst.

AgFirst

AgFirst are an independent New Zealand based consultancy company specialising in primary industry work. They have a large horticultural team with a wide range of expertise working throughout New Zealand and Australia. They are active in providing technical knowledge in all horticulture crops with specialist knowledge in kiwifruit, pipfruit, stonefruit, grapes and olives.

The AgFirst team has extensive experience with project extension, consultancy and industry development, their consultants travel and work overseas regularly. Collectively they have more than 150 years experience which they impart to growers through demonstrating systems and methods from around the world. They aim to empower growers to achieve best practice in the horticulture industry.

Front Line Advisors (FLA)

Stanthorpe

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Stephen Tancred
Orchard Services
0407 762 888

Orange (NSW)

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Adam Coleman
Dept of Primary Industries
0429 088 395

Batlow, NSW

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Kevin Dodds
Dept of Primary Industries
02 6947 4188

Northern Vic

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Julie Godwill
Fruit Growers Victoria Ltd
03 5825 3700

Southern Vic

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Jabbar Khan
0417 044 549

Tasmania

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Sophie Folder
Pear Consulting
0439 247 172 or 03 6368 1422

SA

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Paul James
Lenswood Cold Stores Co-Op
08 8389 8300

WA

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Susie Murphy White
SMW Consulting