Our vision is to promote positive images and perceptions of farming and engage in activities and innovative programs that encourage Australia’s best and brightest to consider a career in agriculture
Our Young Farming Champions are regularly in the field and out and about sharing agriculture’s good news stories.
Our Young Farming Champions also grab every opportunity to learn and grow and pay it forward
This weeks top stories from Young Farming Champions across the country
From the Field:
This week Cowra Grain farmer Marlee Langfield is speaking to Paterson Rotary on women in agriculture, alternative career pathways and opportunities for youth in the rural communities. Marlee is also visiting Vacy Public school as guest speaker talking all things grains with students currently undertaking a science and technology paddock to plate unit
In the Field
Dr Jo Newton is presenting at the AgriBio Site seminar on ImProving Herds
Anika Molesworth is participating in the Rice Industry Leadership Program 2018 –2020 – the “Foundations of Leadership Course. This eight day program has been developed in conjunction with the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation.
People are agriculture’s most important resource. Young people in agriculture have access to a plethora of opportunities to grow as people, and to develop innovative ideas which will continue driving agriculture forward to a bright future
This week we are excited to announce
Sharna Holman has been selected to participate in the Future Cotton Leaders program . Previous YFC participants have been wax lyrical about this program and we look forward to Sharna sharing her Future Cotton Leaders journey with us and the wider community
Lucy Collingridge and Stephanie Fowler have been successful in receiving a scholarship to attend the Royals of the Commonwealth Conference in Edmonton. This is another experience that has allowed previous YFC scholarship winners like dynamo Hannah Barber to contribute at the highest level to the agricultural show movement.
Sam Coggins has won both the University of Sydney Medal for High Distinction subject average and the prestigious Convocation Medal which honours alumni who have shaped our world