Rob Norton

International consultant in education, training and agronomy of grains

Rob Norton

International consultant in education, training and agronomy of grains

Biography

Dr Rob Norton has expertise in crop nutrition, farming systems and agronomy. For the past 40 years has worked in education, training and research for the Australian grains industry with The University of Melbourne, and up until 2017 as the IPNI Regional Director (Australia New Zealand), now as an international consultant.

He holds a PhD in crop agronomy and has authored 140 refereed book chapters, journal and conference papers as well as another 340 conference and extension articles and supervised many undergraduate and post-graduate students. His work was recognised in 2017 with awards from the Australian Grains Industry and Fertilizer Australia.