Our People. 

AgEtal - Our Team - Ken Cunliffe

Ken Cunliffe

BSc (Agric), MSc (Botany)
Managing Director

Ken has a passion for biology and more than 30 years of experience in the seed industry. This is reinforced with a degree in agriculture and an MSc. Ken has many years of field research, agronomy, and seed and grain testing experience. The AgEtal  laboratory is founded on this broad spectrum of high level agricultural expertise.

Luanne Cunliffe

BSc (Agric), BComm, CPA 
Director (Finance and Administration)

Luanne is a management accountant who has achieved a CPA and gained over 20 years of experience in accounting, bookkeeping and computer training. Luanne has extensive experience using her skills to support the agricultural sector including working directly with farmers to develop their systems.

AgEtal - Our Team - Rachel Baskerville

Rachel Baskerville

Seed Analyst/Customer Relations Manager

Prior to joining Agetal Rachel had been an agricultural inspector for SGS Australia for 7 years, sampling and testing grain both onsite and in the laboratory. She has also spent time working on farms and orchards in both the Darling Downs and Central Burnett regions.

AgEtal - Our Team - Margaret Spiteri

Margaret Spiteri

BBiomedSc 
Microbiologist/Pathologist

Margaret has joined us to help us expand on Microbiology, Nematology and Plant Pathology department. Margaret’s laboratory work is meticulous. 

Adele Jones

BAppSci,MLett
Microbiologist/Pathologist

Adele brings over twenty years' experience in microbial biotechnology to the team and leads AgEtal's molecular assay development. 

Cheryl Haxen

BSc (Zoo, Biochem) 
Senior Seed Analyst

Cheryl has over 40 years of experience in biological positions, including teaching, microbiology and as a Seed Analyst. She is our Weed Identification expert.

Portia Wells

 
Seed Analyst

Portia is currently completing her degree in Biomedical Science and operates as a seed analyst in our Seed and Grain Laboratory. 

Angela Balch

BBiomedSc, MBiotech
Quality Officer/Seed Analyst

Hailing from Brazil, Angela brings a wealth of experience and expertise in Quality Management from Bayer for the last 11 years in the Seed Industry. Angela operates in two roles here at AgEtal, as a Laboratory Technician (Seed Analyst) and Quality Officer. 

Lana Nash

 

Quality Officer/Seed Analyst

Lana operates in a diverse role that includes technical support for microbiology, as a seed analyst in our Seed and Grain Laboratory and most importantly as AgEtal's Quality Officer.

Chandima Karunatilake

BScQS, Cert IV Laboratory Techniques
Seed Analyst

Chandima brings a wealth of international experience to our laboratory and plies her knowledge as a Seed Analyst. 

 

Kathryn Dunne

 
Seed Analyst

Kathryn has a degree in sustainable agriculture with interests in pasture and livestock, science and microbiology. 

Avril Herdon

 
Finance Officer

Thomas White

Junior Agronomist

Tom is currently studying a degree in sustainable agriculture at the University of Queensland majoring in Agronomy. He has a strong passion for the agricultural industry especially in the sustainability and future of agronomy.

Angela Cunliffe

BSc (Psych), BAhon (Anth), GradDip (Ed)
Communications Officer

Angela's Psychology degree is complimented by interests in people, communication, media and design. 


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Testing your seed and grain is essential for the success of your crops.


We offer an Accredited Objective Seed Sampling course.

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Phone 07 4633 3223

Courier 9/24 Carroll St Toowoomba QLD 4350

Auspost PO Box 7135 Toowoomba South 4350



Opening Hours

Monday to Friday
8:30am to 5:00pm

Saturday & Sunday
Closed to the public


Counting is done every day – after hours drop off box available.


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