Victoria Soils Co-ordinator, Dr Peter Fisher

Vic Drought Hub - Farmland 1

Peter Fisher-LR



As Victoria Soils Co-ordinator, Peter brings to the Hub extensive experience in leading multi-disciplinary research for improving farming systems, for both production and environmental outcomes.

For the past 20 years, Peter has worked extensively with growers and grower groups as Group Leader for Soil Physics at Agriculture Victoria, using his specialist skills in soil structure, soil water properties, sodic soils, soil carbon and innovative AgTech.

Peter has led numerous research projects related to soil science, farming systems and the environment, including controlled traffic farming, precision agriculture and life-cycle assessment of agricultural system, and he has extensive experience of working in drought-related regions, including Africa, Latin America and Australia.

Peter holds Chartered Environmentalist and Chartered Engineering status.