National Farm Machinery and Agricultural Technology Writer, Fairfax Agricultural Media
Sharon O’Keeffe is the national agricultural technology and farm machinery writer for Fairfax Agricultural Media, whose mastheads include The Land, Queensland Country Life and Farm Online.
Before moving into journalism, Sharon had a 17 year career in agriculture, working for organisations such as Elders, Landmark and the Grains Research Development Corporation (GRDC).
She was named one of the 100 top Women in Australian Agribusiness in 2014 and holds a Masters degree in Agriculture and a Bachelor of Rural Science.
Sharon now writes from her partners farm near Coonamble, NSW where they grow predominately winter and summer cereals, pulses and oilseeds and run a beef cattle enterprise.