Base: Bunbury

Phone: 9724 2700

Mobile: 0427 766 535

Fax: 9725 6977

Email: rpapalia@summitfertz.com.au

Ralph came to Summit in the role of Business Manager at Picton in 2008. He’s enjoyed that role ever since.

After growing up on the family dairy farm in the Shire of Harvey Ralph knew his passion was in agriculture and he went on to complete a B. Agric Sc. (Hons) from the University of Western Australia. Further studies while working has seen him achieve a M.Sc. Agric from UWA. Ralph is also a Fertcare Accredited Advisor.

He started is career in agriculture in the Dept of Ag in Research and extension before spending time in rural merchandise as an agronomist.Consulting with farmer clients and working for a range of government and private organisations for more than 30 years, Ralph has a very broad range of agricultural skills and experience. He says one of the most satisfying aspects of his job is the ‘one on one’ interaction with clients and helping them to achieve their agronomic goals

Married with four children his interests outside of work include swimming, woodwork and hiking.

Ralph covers the shires of:

  • Harvey
  • Dardanup
  • Capel
  • Busselton
  • Bunbury
  • Collie
  • Augusta-Margaret River
  • Bridgetown
  • Manjimup
  • Donnybrook
  • Nannup
  • Boyup Brook
  • Waroona
  • Pinjarra