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About Us

Our Business & Staff

Advanced Ag was established in 2008 by Cameron Pogue and Tim Anderson to provide advanced agricultural products & systems for the Goulburn Valley.

Our business employs thirteen full time staff and two part time, which includes six experienced agronomists.

Our focus: To deliver the latest agronomic knowledge and quality products to our clients.


Cameron Pogue

Cameron Pogue grew up in the local area living on farms in Bunbartha then Toolamba. Cameron attended Glenormiston Agricultural College and completed an Associate Degree in Applied Science and Farm Management. After travelling around Australia he worked at Wayne Skinner Rural/Croptec for 15 years as a sales agronomist until branching out to set up and manage Advanced Ag. He enjoys fishing, family life and looking after his small cherry orchard and broadacre crops. 

Tim Anderson

Tim Anderson grew up on a sheep/wheat farm at Corowa NSW before studying at Charles Sturt University, Wagga, obtaining a degree in Ag Science. He moved to Shepparton in 1997, beginning work at Wayne Skinner Rural Supplies. Tim spent 12 years there working as an agronomist servicing dairy, broadacre and horticultural customers. In May 2008 he joined Cameron Pogue to establish Advanced Ag. He enjoys spending time with family, cricket, football and working with farmers.

Luke Nagle

Luke Nagle has lived in Kyabram for 20 years. He studied soil science at the University of Melbourne, Parkville, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in 2001. Luke worked at G.V. Fertilisers & Seed/Croptec for seven years as an agronomist servicing the dairy and broadacre industry. In February 2009 Luke joined Advanced Ag. He enjoys family life, golf, fishing and aviation.

Tony Kelly

Tony grew up on the family sheep beef farm at Creighton’s Creek south of Euroa. He attended Dookie Agricultural College and completed a Bachelor of Applied Science in Agriculture. Tony then moved to Perth to take up a position with BASF introducing the Clearfield Canola system to Western Australian farmers. He then moved to Kununurra in the Ord River region of Western Australia, working for Pacific Seeds for 3 years on a 2500ha irrigation property as a parent seed production agronomist overseeing hybrid corn, grain and forage sorghum, sunflower, canola and millet seed production. After travelling overseas, Tony returned to North East Victoria to farm a 500 ha lease property and work as an agronomist, spending 6 years with Elders in the Shepparton Benalla area followed by 3 years as the Nufarm Sales manager for North East Victoria. Tony commenced employment with Advanced Ag in January 2012, he enjoys farming, family life, motorbike riding, fishing, cricket and Football.

Ellen Grinter

Ellen grew up on a sheep and cropping farm in Kaarimba. She completed a double degree in Science (Agricultural Science) and Arts (English) at La Trobe University Bundoora, graduating in 2011. Ellen spent her graduate year at Landmark in Bendigo before returning home to work on the family farm. She started at Advanced Ag in May 2014 as an agronomist & store person. Ellen enjoys riding horses and being part of Nathalia Young Farmers Club.


Gus Van Tilborg

 Gus Van Tilborg

Gus van Tilborg was born and bred in New Zealand and grew up on a dairy farm in the Tararua Ranges before relocating with his family to Katunga in 2005. After completing year 12 at St Marys Nathalia, he studied at CSU in Wagga, obtaining a degree in Ag Science. From there he moved to Griffith and worked as an agronomist with Ruralco focusing on cotton and rice production for 6 months, before relocating home to start with Advanced Ag in April 2018. Gus enjoys all kinds of sports, especially rugby union and cricket, travelling and enjoying a beer with his mates.


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