2019 Victorian AgriFutures™ Rural Women's Award winner and finalists
Claire Moore has been recognised as the 2019 Victorian AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award winner for her project to breed a genetically diverse range of queen bees that are healthy and adaptable in a variety of climates to address declining bee colony numbers.
Claire will receive a $10,000 Westpac bursary to implement her project and will attend the Australian Institute of Directors’ Course in Canberra.
Claire will also have an opportunity to become the 2019 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award national winner in September 2019.
Carly Jordan, from south west Victoria, is working hard to develop a migrant resettlement model that assists regional towns to boost their populations and economies.
Odette Suitor, from Sunbury, is continuing to innovate a grains storage concept to improve the efficiency of grain harvest and is preparing to take the concept to industry.