Young Farming Champion Lucy Collingridge shares her 28th Commonwealth Agriculture Conference experience

Picture this. It is snowing, the temperature is -12*C and it is October. You are wearing business clothes and heading to a conference, using a yellow school bus to get from your hotel to the conference venue. Over 70 young people, all under the age of 40, have congregated to discuss the future of agriculture, … Continue reading “Young Farming Champion Lucy Collingridge shares her 28th Commonwealth Agriculture Conference experience”

Wool Young Farming Champion Lucy Collingridge shares her international travels through social media

  We love it when our Young Farming Champions share their agricultural stories and with a big year of adventure ahead of her, Lucy Collingridge is doing just that through the creation of the Facebook page 1Agriculturist, 2 Conferences, 3 Countries.  “I’m heading away for two trips this year and have created this page as … Continue reading “Wool Young Farming Champion Lucy Collingridge shares her international travels through social media”

Meet Lucy Collingridge who is head over heels in love with wool

Today’s guest blog comes from self confessed “townie” turned #youthinag wool lover Lucy Collingridge This is Lucy’s story “Picture this. You’re 15 years old. It’s the January school holidays and you’re visiting family on their farm in the Central West of NSW. It’s first thing in the morning, the sun is hot, it’s going to … Continue reading “Meet Lucy Collingridge who is head over heels in love with wool”

Meet Lucy and Deanna talking all things wool at the Sydney Royal Easter Show

Meet our Dynamic Duo Young Farming Champions Lucy Collingridge (L) and Deanna Johnston (R) who will be coordinating our Amazing Wool Workshops at Sydney Royal Easter Show Primary School Preview Day Lucy is a self confessed townie finding her way into agriculture after spending January school holidays visiting family on their farm in the Central West … Continue reading “Meet Lucy and Deanna talking all things wool at the Sydney Royal Easter Show”

Young Farming Champions Muster August 2019 2nd Edition

This weeks top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the world.  In the Field  This month YFC Katherine Bain has swapped the snow for sunny Queensland. “Two weeks ago I drove out of Orange, NSW, with my general manager en route to one of Paraway Pastroal Co’s south west Queensland properties in the channel country, … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster August 2019 2nd Edition”

Young Farming Champions Muster August 2019 1st Edition

This week’s top stories from our Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the country and globe.  In the field First stop on our round the globe tour this week is with YFC Sam Coggins who has touched down in SE Asia for the next stage of his work with Rise Harvest. Sam is the co-founder of … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster August 2019 1st Edition”

Young Farming Champion Muster July 2019 Second Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the country and globe.  First stop on our round the world tour of YFC this week is the tiny town of Tocal, NSW, where dozens of YFC and Kreative Koala teachers gathered for our first 2019 Workshop.    It’s over to Wool YFC Chloe Dutschke … Continue reading “Young Farming Champion Muster July 2019 Second Edition”

Young Farming Champion Muster July 2019 First Edition

This week’s top stories from our Young Farming Champions around the country (and globe!) In the Field In Central NSW this week Grains YFC Keiley O’Brien’s family are getting creative with their contract harvesting business, due to ongoing drought. “This week we have trucked our windrower and large square baler 650km south, from Narromine to … Continue reading “Young Farming Champion Muster July 2019 First Edition”

Young Farming Champions Muster – June 2nd Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions across the country and the globe In the Field Young Farming Champion Tim Eyes opened the gates of ‘Food Farm’ at Wyong Creek to the Central Coast Harvest Festival visitors over the June Long weekend. The harvest festival gives the public a unique glimpse behind the farm … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster – June 2nd Edition”

Lessons Learnt Number Seven – We all rise when we lift each other up

There’s a psychological anomaly called the Pygmalion Effect by which higher expectations actually result in an increase in performance. That is to say that if people, yourself included, believe in your abilities to accomplish something, you are more likely to succeed. The reverse effect, by which low expectations lead to poorer performance, is dubbed the Golem Effect. ‘We … Continue reading “Lessons Learnt Number Seven – We all rise when we lift each other up”