Mallala grain farmer Richard Konzag was appointed to the Rural Business Support Board in October 2019.
Richard has a Diploma of Agriculture and extensive experience across industry and in corporate governance, strategic and business planning, financial management and planning, implementation and project planning and oversight.
Richard has developed his skills through previous roles with the Advisory Board of Agriculture (six years), where he chaired the Government working group, Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Southern Panel (seven years), Plant Biosecurity CRC Grains advisory panel (seven years) and as Chair of Australian Grain Growers Co-op.
Currently Richard serves on the RBS Board, RD&E committee of Grain Producers SA (GPSA), GrainGrowers Ltd Board, and on the steering committees of the IMAP Pests Project and the Precision Seeding ‘Optimising Plant Establishment’ project.
On his farm, Richard and his team produce wheat, durum, barley, canola, lentils, faba beans and oaten hay.