Sarah Jeffrey

Sarah is a strong writer and a grains industry specialist, having worked since 2013 as the northern region communicator for the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).

On behalf of the GRDC, she is committed to delivering targeted communications – relevant to Queensland growers – that consistently achieve high uptake through media and other channels. This is facilitated by her extensive media and industry contacts.

Prior to joining Cox Inall in 2013, Sarah was a rural print journalist, with senior roles with Rural Press publications such as Queensland Country Life, Australian Farm Journal, Australian Cotton Outlook, Queensland Graingrower and the Queensland Farmer and Grazier.

Based in the Toowoomba and Emerald regional offices, she provided extensive coverage of the national, state and local grain, beef and cotton industries, agripolitical issues, agribusiness seminars, field days, livestock sales, property sales, lifestyle issues and social events as well as general news reporting, features compilation and photography. During this time Sarah took on senior editorial roles with Queensland Country Life, acting editor of Cotton Outlook and editor of Queensland Graingrower.

In addition to her communications work, Sarah and her husband Richard Cox own and operate an 11,000ha beef breeding operation near Theodore in Central Queensland.

Areas of expertise

  • Media relations
  • Writing and editing
  • Photography


  • Bachelor of Arts majoring in journalism from the University of Southern Queensland


Taking the leap into agriculture

Having recently finished studying and being surrounded by young people trying to kickstart their career in agriculture, Cox Inall’s Jacqui Grellman discusses some of the benefits and barriers to starting out in the industry. As the agriculture sector grows and …

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Further cases of neonicotinoid resistance in green peach aphids

May 23, 2018 Canola and pulse growers are urged to take care when making management decisions for green peach aphid (GPA) this autumn and winter in the wake of further Australian populations showing resistance to neonicotinoid insecticides. Resistance to neonicotinoids …

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