Southern Dirt


Southern DiRT – one of Western Australia’s leading grower groups, encompassing some of the state’s most productive agricultural land, representing some of the state’s most innovative and influential farmers. The aim of Southern DiRT is to “grow the productivity and profitability of mixed farming in the southern region of Western Australia”.

Current Activities

  • DiRT to $ Cropping Challenge.
  • Techspo
  • Spring Field Days
  • Various trials and collaboration

Past Activities and Accomplishments

  • First ever cropping challenge in Western Australia
  • Development and delivery of Techspo


Gold sponsors; Rabobank, CSBP

Silver sponsors; CBH, Bayer Crop Science

Bronze sponsors; AGT, Farmanco, ALOSCA, GrainGrowers, Advanta, Kojonup Agricultural Supplies, Grain Growers

Partners; Shire of Kojonup, Shire of Katanning

Southern Dirt

Kojonup, Western Australia, Australia


Chair: Graydn Wilcox
T: 9823 1550
M: 0428 231 550

Vice Chair: Evan Hall
M: 0428 123 374

CEO: Tracey Hodgkins
T: 08 9831 1074
M: 0421 317 460

Chief Operating Officer: Rachael Plowman
M: 0427 706 207
A: PO Box 291, Kojonup WA 6395

Number of Members

75 Farming businesses, 150 Young farmers

Shires Covered

Williams, West Aruthur, Woodanilling, Darkan, Kojonup, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown, Katanning, Broomehill-Tambellup, Plantagenet, Cranbrook