#GrowAngus speaker spotlights

April 21, 2017 12:32 pm

Berry Reynolds from Mort & Co and Greg Farqharson from Bushy Park will be speaking during the #GrowAngus National Conference on May 18th and 19th in Ballarat Vic.

Berry Reynolds, Mort & Co – ‘The value and development of strong relationships within the supply chain’

Berry Reynolds is the Private Client Manager for Mort & Co, based in Toowoomba. Berry’s role is to build and maintain Mort & Co’s private client business with particular focus on establishing producer relationships that feed into the Mort & Co Angus, Wagyu and Backgrounding programs. He has a strong background in livestock breeding, genetics, client and member services, marketing and has a strong commercial acumen. He accrued this experience while owning and operating his own Red Angus stud herd prior to his commencement at Mort & Co.

Greg Farqharson, Bushy Park – ‘Growing an Angus Business’

He is a fourth generation farmer who has been in agriculture for more than 50 years. During this time, he has grown the family business from 60 cows to calving down 4000 Angus females per year across 6500ha.

The Bushy Park operation has been breeding commercial Angus bulls through AI since 1985 with a strict emphasis on fertility, structure, shape and temperament as the main drivers of the program, which aims to produce about 100-150 bulls per year for the business.

Greg has been a Cattle Council of Australia board member along with numerous other community positions but since the late 90s, has concentrated his efforts on business growth and next generation succession with his wife Dinah and sons Tim and Scott.