John Medway

Director | Global Digital Farm initiative at Charles Sturt University

John Medway


Jonathan Medway is the Director of the Global Digital Farm initiative at Charles Sturt University with more than 35 years’ experience working to improve agricultural management systems. Understanding soil landscapes and the capability, development and application of digital technologies for dryland and irrigated cropping, livestock and intensive industries has been the central focus of his research and consultancy activities since the early 1990s. With a diverse range of theoretical, technical and practical skills Jonathan brings a deep understanding of Australian agriculture and technology capability to projects requiring integrated thinking and solutions.

At Charles Sturt University Jonathan leads the building of the University’s digital agriculture program through the development of both externally and internally funded projects working closely with technology developers and suppliers to meet the challenges of building both technological capability and its appropriate application as well as driving industry adoption. Within CSU this includes working across knowledge domains to integrate maths and computing, environmental, business and agricultural expertise.

In his 23 years consulting, Jonathan has completed more than 2200 projects across Australia and internationally providing a range of data and digital technology based services to over 1200 clients representing individual private and corporate businesses, retail service and consultancy providers and advisers, government agencies, research institutions and large corporate organisations.


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