Meg Rice, The E.L. O’Brien Scholarship

Hometown: Parkes, NSW
University: University of New England
Degree: Bachelor of Agriculture and Law

Meg grew up on a mixed livestock and cropping family property and is studying a Bachelor of Agriculture and Law at the University of New England. Meg is interested in litigation regarding agricultural issues that are highly sensitive and require specialised agricultural knowledge and expertise.

In undertaking this course Meg hopes to gain a greater understanding of the issues and policies surrounding the agricultural industry and provide assistance and support to rural and regional communities. She aspires to contribute to the success and growth of agriculture and hopes to become involved in agricultural policy and consultancy. 

Meg is very interested in the actual and perceived barriers for the adoption of new and emerging agricultural technologies, and passionate about showcasing the wide range of opportunities present within agriculture.