Garth Shanks

Garth Shanks

Technical Arable Representative

027 396 0040

Garth Shanks brings decades of agricultural experience to Advance Agriculture, transitioning from farm work and contracting to a notable nine-year retail career focused on seed and agri-chemicals. An early advocate for fodder beet integration in farm systems, Garth's passion for innovation remains strong.

During his eight-year tenure at Seedforce/RAGT, he serviced agricultural retail networks across Southland and Otago, emphasising farm systems and fostering lasting client relationships.

Residing on a 20-hectare property in Waimumu with his family, Garth enjoys boating, fishing, and supporting his children's sports endeavours. Actively engaged in community initiatives, he has been a member of the Southern Field Days committee since 1997. Garth's dedication to agriculture and community involvement defines his professional and personal ethos.