Talbot Cox has had a hands-on role in farming sugarcane in North Queensland for 25 years.
From the 15 years he has managed his family’s business the Rocks Farming Company, which is a large irrigated sugarcane farm, he has been responsible for all aspects of cane farming from planting, growing through to harvesting and pricing.
Further to Talbot’s understanding of running an ag-business in Queensland, he has an earthmoving business specialising in farm works and new irrigation developments, including land clearing, bulk earthworks, channel - drain construction, pipeline laying and road infrastructure.
He is the Director of Austcane Energy Ltd, which intends to build an ethanol and cogeneration plant using sugarcane, located in the Burdekin region, North Queensland.
Talbot brings representation from North Queensland and agricultural industry experience to QRFA and its members.