Living Farm are a private R&D and consulting company based in York, Western Australia and the Ord Valley, Kununurra. We provide contract research and agronomic consulting to a range of agribusinesses in the Western Australian wheatbelt.
Our services include Agronomic consulting, Farmer driven research programs, Group extension, Paddock benchmarking and Project management.
Living Farm work extensively with farmers, agribusiness, research institutions and government departments throughout Western Australia. Over the last six years of operation Living Farm have built a solid and loyal client base and gained a reputation for returning quality trial sites and a high level of data integrity with a focus on open communication with clients.
Living Farm has a specialised team of research staff, agronomists and technicians that prides itself on producing consistently high quality outcomes for clients. The company has a proven history in research trial development, implementation, management and reporting, while also providing members of our two grower funded groups with ongoing agronomic support and advice. Living Farm offers a personalised trial service combining experience of on-ground agronomy with academic research.
Living Farm conduct contract trial management for a number of commercial clients, including:
- Crop nutrition trials.
- Crop protection trials.
- Plant breeding and variety bulk up work.
Living Farm have a strong track record in plant breeding, and are the current service providers for the NVT trials program in the Geraldton and Kwinana port zones of Western Australia. As well as being NVT service providers, Living Farm also conduct plant breeding trials for all of the dominant breeding companies in Western Australia.
Living Farm manage a number of independent R&D trials for regionally based grower groups across the state, as well as the company’s own two groups of farmer clients. As a result Living Farm have built relationships with a number of leading farmers, which has in turn given us access to a range of quality trial sites over a range of soil types, rainfall zones and geographic areas.
Living Farm’s operational capacity includes a full range of research trial equipment, including small plot seeders, ute-mounted and hand sprayers, as well as harvest equipment (such as plot headers and weigh trailers).
Should you wish to consider trial work in Western Australia we would be happy to talk to you further about how we may be able to work together.