The Grower Book Series Both books now available for pre-order

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Livestock The Heartbeat of Australia

Isolated workers and stunning landscapes unfold before your eyes as you take the photographic adventure of a life time. From a crocodile farm to a farm of 50,000+ sheep, this book captures what most people don’t know about day to day life on a station in Australia.

Cattle, sheep, dairy, the intensives- pig and poultry, aquaculture, right down to our more boutique enterprises such as buffalo, camels, crocodiles, deer, ducks, goats, turkeys, quail and the likes.

The Grower series give a photographic and informative insight into each industry and how we farm today. You can't help but feel the passion that the farmers have for what they do, understand a little of their hardship, but see that they strive to succeed in an ever challenging environment.

Throughout The Grower books, you will gain an understanding of:

  • How each sector contributes to the national and global economy
  • Weather patterns
  • Social pressures
  • Succession planning
  • School of the air
  • Lifestyle and living remotely
  • Careers in Agriculture

Cropping The Roots of Australia

From the vast expansions of land of bulk commodity crops such as wheat, barley, canola lupins in the wheatbelt of Western Australia, to the colourful horticulture sector that graces every household, to vitaculture in the Hunter Valley, Yarra Valley, Margaret River and South Australia, plant and tree nurseries, to the more unique things like safron, ginger, hemp, cocoa, opium poppies, truffles, and jojoba all over Australia. See what life is really like through an amazing series of personal stories and beautiful photographs.

The Grower series give a photographic and informative insight into each industry and how we farm today. You can't help but feel the passion that the farmers have for what they do, understand a little of their hardship, but see that they strive to succeed in an ever challenging environment.

Throughout The Grower books, you will gain an understanding of:

  • The changing environment and caring for it
  • Innovation
  • Change over the last 100 years
  • Staffing challenges
  • Plant and animal husbandry
  • The melting pot of cultures involved in agriculture

Testimonials

Never in the history of rural Australia has a documentation of grass roots agriculture been accomplished like it has in The Grower series. Not only does it depict a detailed and fascinating insight spanning several industries, it captivates your heart and soul, specifically by the thrill of consistent mind altering images and text. Never have I been more gripped, reading such accomplished books in my lifetime.

Trent Spittle