Charlie Bell has worked in the agriculture sector for over 40 years. He has been a farmer, contractor, agricultural consultant and operator of an agricultural recruitment firm specialising in the recruitment of machinery operators for the broadacre and irrigated farming sector
Charlie has worked in agricultural education for over 30 years delivering a range of educational programs across agriculture and land management. He currently coordinated the Tocal College Diploma of Agriculture and is trainer for courses in in Climate, Farm Planning and Agronomy. He collaborated with the NSW DPI Climate program Project 2: Energy efficiency solutions to develop the new Diploma subject Energy Efficiency Audit. This course utilised an online audit system which will assist farmers in evaluating energy use on farm and identifying opportunities for improving efficiency.