Tim Watts
  • The University of Western Australia (M082), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


Personal profile

Roles and responsibilities


2017 - Chair, Western Australian Livestock Research Council

2018 -  Member, UWA Future Farm 2050 – Commercial Operations Committee

2015 -  Inaugural Member, Sheep Industry Leadership Council/Sheep Alliance of WA

2010 - Member, Sheep’s Back Advisory Board (extension service of AWI)

2000 – Farmer, Pingelly WA

  • Own and manage a 1497 ha farm business – Merino sheep (45%), Crops (55%)
  • Intensive grazing techniques
  • Cropping: intensive, high-input system-based on no-till, permanent cropping rotation
  • Benchmarking of sheep and cropping enterprises for consistent high performance
  • Host farmer: Life-Time Wool; Lifetime Ewe Management; WoolPro; Pastures from Space

Teaching overview

Contributes to second year unit in Agriculture Science major AGRI2201



Key team member in the UWA research project focussed on oestrogenic pastures including as a host of on-farm experiments and research.

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Veterinary Studies , University of Melbourne

Award Date: 1 Dec 1987

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery , Murdoch University

Award Date: 1 Dec 1984

Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Biology), Murdoch University

Award Date: 1 Dec 1982

Industry keywords

  • Agriculture and Food

Research expertise keywords

  • Veterinary
  • Sheep
  • Mixed farming