Prof Trethowan receives Farrer medal

Dairy UP

Professor Trethowan received the 2023 Farrer Memorial Medal at an event hosted by The University of Sydney on Thursday 16 November, where he also delivered the traditional winner’s oration. Richard leads P1c Kikuyu genetic variability project.

The Farrer Memorial Medal is awarded annually to a recipient within Australia who is chosen by trustees of the Farrer Memorial Trust from the ranks of those persons who have rendered distinguished service in agricultural science in Australia in the fields of research, education or administration. The recipient of the medal is invited to deliver an oration on a topical subject of their own choice.

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Dairy UP is a collaborative research, development and extension program for the NSW dairy industry. It aims to unlock the potential of pastures, cows, water and milk to increase productivity and profitability, and de-risk the industry  and develop new markets.