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Associate Professor James Hunt Associate Professor, Animal Plant & Soil Sciences

Dr. James Hunt is an agronomist and crop physiologist specialising in water limited productivity of dry-land cropping and mixed farming systems. His research focuses on using combinations of management and genetics to increase productivity and profitability of grain-based farming systems. Prior to joining La Trobe, he worked for CSIRO Agriculture for seven years. He has received awards for research excellence in 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017 and the outcomes of his research have been widely adopted by grain growers across south eastern Australia. He teaches first-year introduction to agriculture and third year crop agronomy.


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