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Mark Trotter

Bachelor of Rural Science Hons (UNE), PhD (UNE)
Associate Professor - Research
School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences
Institute for Future Farming Systems
(07) 4930 6457
0447441841 Alternative Phone
Rockhampton North
CQIRP - G.19
Ibis Avenue
About Me

Mark Trotter is an Associate Professor in Precision Livestock within the School of Medical an Applied Sciences at Central Queensland University (CQU). Mark is a member of the Future Farming Institute and Precision Livestock Research Group at CQU.

His research interests focus on spatio-temporal variability in agricultural systems and the development of sensors and management techniques that enable producers to increase production and efficiency in the face of variation found in soils, plants and animals.

General
Background

Mark grew up on a dairy farm on the mid-North coast of NSW where he gained experience in a range of livestock operations.

Universities Studied At

University of New England

Universities Worked At

University of New England

Awards

1. Fulbright Future Scholar - New Mexico State University and The Ohio State University (2019)

2. Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries – Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries - Remote monitoring of livestock grazing behaviour through spatial technologies (2011).

3. AW Howard Memorial Trust Travel Grant - Precision Pastures study tour of New Zealand (2010).

Research Supervision
Accreditation

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • Animal Production
  • Crop and Pasture Production
  • Agriculture, Land and Farm Management

At the level of Principal Supervisor


Current Capacity
I am currently available to supervise more research candidates
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Research Interests
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences

Agriculture, Land and Farm Management - Agricultural Spatial Analysis and Modelling

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