7 Nov 2023

From truck driving to world ploughing championships

From Afternoons, 1:25 pm on 7 November 2023

Bob Mehrtens is our twelve-time national ploughing champion - and he isn't even a farmer.

He's a truck driver with a love of ploughing, and has also been competing in the Ploughing World Championships since 1990.

Bob is back in the country after this years world championships in Latvia last month where he achieved 4th place.

He speaks to Jesse about getting into competitive ploughing and the heights he's reached.

Bob Mehrtens stands next to his tractor and a freshly ploughed field.

Photo: Supplied