Mae Connelly | www.farmanco.com.au| Katanning, WA
Farmanco is a company catering for farmers nationally offering interaction and resources to the Australian agriculture industry. They offer clients access to cost calculators, weather factsheets and other online tools. Farmanco operates a website utilising social media, videos and photos, teleconferences and podcasts to communicate with existing and potential clients. They have doubled their staff numbers since 2007 and expanded from WA to the eastern states by doing so. Farmanco sponsors five local WA grower groups as well as donating to many local sporting clubs. They also sponsor several agriculture-related tertiary awards at Charles Sturt University and the University of Western Australia. They also provide university course work placements to assist young people wanting to enter the industry.