Glenn McDonald
Research Officer
Glenn McDonald

My role in the department

I am a research officer working in crop and soil science and based in the southern WA wheatbelt. The projects I work with are aimed at reducing the effect of soil constraints and improve the efficiency and profitability of grain growers.

Contact information

+61 (0)8 9892 8524
+61 (0)429 105 512

My background

I have more than 20 years experience in the WA grains industry in a variety of roles. These range from private research contracts, oat agronomy, cereal physiology (waterlogging/drought), soil health, developing practical tools for growers and group facilitation.


  • Non-wetting soils
  • Sub-soil constraints
  • Deeper deep ripping

Key Expertise

Oat agronomy, cereal physiology, facilitation, group development, industry development, grains research, soil health, cereal diseases, social media, leadership


  • BSc (Agriculture) (Hons), University of Western Australia

My articles

Tuesday, 9 May 2017 - 2:44pm
Thursday, 15 June 2017 - 10:10am