Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association
Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association

Matt Ryan

Matthew and his wife Trish are partners in their own farming operation, which includes potato and vegetable production, other cropping (poppies, cereals and pyrethrum), livestock and broiler production. He is a director of MD & TJ Ryan Contracting P/L, an agricultural contracting and transport company that specialises in vegetable bed-forming, seeding and harvesting, as well as local and interstate transport of produce. Matthew has been a TFGA Vegetable Council member since 2006/2007 and involved with the TFGA Simplot Potato Negotiation Committee since 2008. He was one of the founding organisers of the TFGA Fair Dinkum Food Campaign 2005. Matthew is also a member of the TFGA Audit & Risk Assessment Committee and has been a Board Director since 2012. His qualifications include Associate Diploma Applied Science in Agriculture, Certificate in Postharvest Handling & Technology – University of California 1998 and Ausveg Young Grower Award 2006.

Matt Ryan