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consultant , Agricultural engineer

Ian Gibbs Farran, Australian agricultural engineer, consultant. Achievements include development of anaerobic digestion-methane gas technology; design of intensive animal housing, environmental housing control systems, and waste management systems; design of waste management systems for intensive livestock; design of outdoor pig systems including waste management.

Background

Farran, Ian Gibbs was born on April 30, 1950 in Terang, Victoria, Australia.

Education

Diploma in Agribusiness, Caulfield Institute of Technology, Australia, 1979. Bachelor in Agricultural Engineering, University Melbourne, Australia, 1979. Master in Engineering, University Melbourne, Australia, 1976.

Diploma in Electronic Engineering, Bendigo College Advanced Education, Australia, 1985.

Career

Extension agricultural engineer Victorian Department Agriculture, Melbourne, 1974—1980. Manager maintenance and construction Mayfair Farms, Terang, 1980—1984. Agricultural consultant, founding director Agribiz Engineering, Geelong, Australia, since 1984.

Senior lectr.agrl. engineering Marcus Oldham Farm Management College, since 1993. Managing director Western Plains Pork, Victoria, 1997—2002, Pastoral Pork Company, Otway Pork, Victoria, since 2000. Manager environmental program Poultry Cyclic Redundancy Check, Victoria, since 2003.

Director Pork Council Australia, Victoria, 1999—2001, PRDC, Victoria, 1990—1996, Bioresources Australia, Victoria, 1992—2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of anaerobic digestion-methane gas technology. Design of intensive animal housing, environmental housing control systems, and waste management systems. Design of waste management systems for intensive livestock.

    Design of outdoor pig systems including waste management.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author reports in field.

Membership

Fellow: Institution Engineers, Australia. Member: VFF, Chicken Meat Research and Development Committee, American Society Agricultural Engineers, Agricultural Engineering Society Australia.

Connections

Married Robyn Farran. Children: Georgia, Andrew, Lachlan.

spouse:
Robyn Farran

child:
Georgia Farran

child:
Andrew Farran

child:
Lachlan Farran