Kate has over 27 years experience in agricultural industries in the Riverina, working in research, agronomy, agritourism and manufacturing. Kate and her husband Owen run a rice farm and Kate is the General Manager of Southern Cotton, a state of the art cotton gin in Whitton. In her role at Southern Cotton, on the farm and in previous roles, education and tourism have been important and Kate is passionate that locals and visitors understand the quality, sustainability and excellence of agriculture in our region.