David Phelps


David Phelps has lived in the rangelands his whole life; from property work on the family farm near Walgett through to Research, Development & Extension based in Longreach. David joined Queensland’s Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) as a Scientist in 1990 and has conducted grazing, fire and climate change RD&E, mainly in the Mitchell grasslands and the channel country. He has contributed to developing and delivering industry education packages including the EDGEnetwork Grazing Land Management workshops, the Stocktake feed budgeting and monitoring workshop and new Smart phone app. David has toured many of the other great rangelands of the world, including Mongolia, the USA and southern Africa.