Respected livestock agent Ron Rutledge has joined the Nutrien Livestock team.
Following a 32 year career with Elders, Mr Rutledge recently joined the Nutrien agency business as the Livestock Development Manager in Victoria's South East Region.
Nutrien Livestock south east region manager, Jon White, said Mr Rutledge would be focused exclusively on the growth of the business.
Mr Rutledge will seek new business opportunities from producers through to processor relations, Mr White said.
Mr White said Mr Rutledge would be part of the team that covered South Australia, Victoria, the Riverina and Tasmania.
Given his experience, his primary focus would be on Victoria and the Riverina.
He said the company was thrilled to have someone of Mr Rutledge's experience and capabilities in the livestock team.
Mr Rutledge will work with customers and agents to create value at the farm gate and through the entire supply chain.
Mr Rutledge can be contacted on 0408 892 518.