Dee (Diona) holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Agriculture and a Masters of Science and Technology Commercialization.
Prior to joining Rural Directions Dee worked in research and development, plant variety evaluation, agronomic management, pulse breeding, crop nutrition and pasture variety development.
This experience, and involvement in her family farm, Pareta Farms in the lower north of South Australia, provides an appreciation of farming systems and issues facing agribusiness managers.
In Rural Directions, Dee’s role involves applying this knowledge to develop and deliver industry development projects that add value for Rural Directions clients and rural industries.
Dee is also the Project Manager for Information Products. These products provide practical insights and information that farmers can use to help make informed decisions for their business.
Dee enjoys being involved in projects that provide practical information and solutions to agribusiness managers that result in business improvement.