Emotional Win for Agronomist of the Year Casey Onus

Young Farming Champion YFC Casey Onus has been named the Australian Summer Grains 2019 Agronomist of the Year, winning the Zoe McInnes Memorial Award at the annual conference held on the Gold Coast during July. Zoe was a young and well-respected agronomist who was tragically killed in a farming accident in 2013.  Casey Onus (centre) … Continue reading “Emotional Win for Agronomist of the Year Casey Onus”

Cotton Young Farming Champion Casey Onus takes farming technology into the classroom

Keeping up with the ever-changing world of technology is often a challenge but Cotton Young Farming Champion Casey Onus is keeping cotton farmers abreast of changes in big data and farm-based technology such as drones. “Big data is basically a fancy term for collecting all the information that comes off your farm,” Casey says. “Collecting … Continue reading “Cotton Young Farming Champion Casey Onus takes farming technology into the classroom”

Local Land Services and Young Farming Champion Casey Onus collaborate at Tocal Field Day

  Extending over three days in May the Tocal Field Days, held in the NSW Hunter Valley, are a premier event to showcase all that is new and exciting in agriculture, and in 2018 we were excited to see a collaboration between Hunter Local Land Services and Young Farming Champion Casey Onus, who together took … Continue reading “Local Land Services and Young Farming Champion Casey Onus collaborate at Tocal Field Day”

Casey Onus goes to Miami as part of the Become the Solution UNE team

Young Farming Champion Casey Onus (far left) has the opportunity of a lifetime to join the University of New England (UNE) team travelling to Miami for the  International Food and Agribusiness Association (IFAMA) The University of New England is for the third year in a row attending the IFAMA Conference.  As part of the conference … Continue reading “Casey Onus goes to Miami as part of the Become the Solution UNE team”

Agronomist Casey Onus loves her job so much she’s never “worked” a day in her life

Casey Onus brings us today’s special guest blog. A 22 year old agronomist from Tamworth, NSW, who despite being a “Townie” her whole life was born for a career in agriculture – literally! This is Casey’s story… If you want to be outstanding in your field, you’ve got to be out standing in your fields. … Continue reading “Agronomist Casey Onus loves her job so much she’s never “worked” a day in her life”

Meet Casey Onus who says choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life

It is that exciting time of year for the team at Art4Agriculture where over the next eight weeks we will introduced you to a diverse and exciting cohort of young people who love agriculture and want to shout it from the rooftops by sharing their story These young people are lucky enough to either be … Continue reading “Meet Casey Onus who says choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life”

Meet Casey Dahl who lives breathes and talks agriculture

Today’s guest blog comes Queensland beef farmer and university student Casey Dahl Each of us have an area that we focus our efforts on to become experts, whether this be cattle reproduction, soil health, disease control or spreading information to people outside of agriculture. If we imagine our industry as a pie, our area of … Continue reading “Meet Casey Dahl who lives breathes and talks agriculture”

Young Farming Champion Dr Jo Newton awarded OAM in Queens Birthday Honours

At Picture You in Agriculture our greatest joy comes from watching others grow and develop. We are particularly proud of our Young Farming Champions; the dedication they show to agriculture, their willingness to share their stories and inspire the next generation, the heights they have achieved in their fledgling careers and the committment they show … Continue reading “Young Farming Champion Dr Jo Newton awarded OAM in Queens Birthday Honours”

Young Farming Champions Muster May 2020

Headline Act This week is National Volunteer Week with the theme of “Changing Communities. Changing Lives” and  we’d like to give a huge shout-out and thank you to over one hundred Young Farming Champions who volunteer, in some capacity, 365 days a year. Our YFC have exciting and rewarding careers in agriculture and on top … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster May 2020”

What does a Young Farming Champion Look Like?

What does a Young Farming Champion look Like? This question is creating quite a bit of discussion at Picture You in AgricultureHQ Thanks to the support of Corteva Agriscience expressions of interest are now open for the applications for the 2020/21 Cultivate Growing Young Leaders program. Graduates of Cultivate Growing Young Leaders join our Young Farming … Continue reading “What does a Young Farming Champion Look Like?”