Sid Plant is a fifth-generation cattle farmer who is passionate about sharing his vision for a climate-safe farming future. His 3000 acre property, ‘Samarai’, is situated in the Darling Downs region of Queensland.
Sid and his family have not only pioneered new sustainable research practices in coping with climate change, but also how to best apply climate science and forecasting to agricultural planning.
He has won several awards for his work in communicating climate issues, and has given hundreds of talks on climate change (‘Climate Change in a Nutshell’) and its relevance to agriculture to both local and international audiences. These include presentations at Climate Change in Agriculture conferences hosted by the United Nations and The World Meteorological Organisation.