Cleave is a Cotton and Grain producer at St.George QLD with over 35 years agriculture experience.
He has extensive experience in Research, Development and Extension policy from his representation on:
• Cotton Research Development Corporation Board – (Deputy Chair, Intellectual Property, Remuneration)
• Cotton Innovation Network
• Cotton Australia Board
• Australian Cotton Conference Chair
• Australian Cotton Growers Research Association
Over the 20 years of representing the Cotton Industry he has contributed to the development, approval and implementation of many strategic plans, yearly operation plans, annual reports and policy development for research development and extension.
Cleave has a futuristic focus on research with practical outcomes that can be deployed for the betterment of the farmer and the industry.