Sturgess family retiring after 47 years in the melon game

Clare Adcock
March 27 2023 - 5:00am
Murray and Drew Sturgess during their final days of picking. Picture by Clare Adcock
Murray and Drew Sturgess during their final days of picking. Picture by Clare Adcock

AFTER 47 years farming watermelons in the Chinchilla district, the Sturgess family are shutting up shop, overcome by the pressure of increasing industry compliance.

Clare Adcock

Clare Adcock

National Livestock Sales Representative

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