Lindsay & Jarrad, Rolleston, Qld
Lindsay and Jarrad’s farm is a family business with long term involvement in farming in Central Queensland. They also have properties from Emerald to Moura encompassing both beef and broad acre farming of both organic certified and non organic farming.
The move to organic farming commenced 3 years ago at the Rolleston property, with future plans to progressively develop increased area into organic certification.
The property has good grain storage infrastructure for harvest management and segregations of various grains.
The climate in the region is ideal for both summer and winter cropping, with winter crop program suited to wheat, barley, oats [forage] and chickpeas. Spring and summer crop options are sorghum, maize, sunflowers, mungbean and millets.
They have supplied Kialla Pure Foods and AusOrganic Feeds with sorghum, sunflowers and wheat from the in-conversion stage to now being fully certified. Additional certifications of USDA NOP and Korean and also provided additional marketing opportunities for both the grower and the processor.