Dr Darren Plett

Manager AgTech (National), Grains Research & Development Corporation

Dr Darren Plett is the Manager, Agriculture Technology at GRDC and manages investments into a broad range of agriculture technologies that will benefit the Australian Grains Industry. He manages investments into research and development with partners including universities, state agriculture departments, start-ups and large multinational companies. The investments all fall under the broad agricultural technology banner but include projects with both ‘researcher-facing’ and ‘grower-facing’ technologies and span a range from crop phenotyping through to precision agriculture technologies.