NAME: RICHARD GEORGE
ROLE: FORAGE PLANT BREEDER
PATHWAY: BACHELOR OF AGRICULTURE SCIENCE
Richard studied a bachelor of agri-science at Lincoln University, which served as an ideal platform to not only learn about but experience the magnitude of career opportunities available in the agricultural sector.
After graduation and a few years of seed industry experience, Richard specialised further by undertaking a PhD to ‘future proof’ himself in a science-orientated industry that is constantly evolving. His role involves a diversity of jobs, ranging from operating farm machinery, right through to planning and carrying out genetic experiments.