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 Champions Muster June 2019 Edition 2

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the country (and globe!) In the Field Youth Voices Leadership Team  YFC Mentor and all round amazing woman Dione Howard has been busy learn all the ins and outs of social media at the Social Media Gov Summit. As part of the workshop she learnt  … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster June 2019 Edition 2”

Young Farming Champions Muster May 2019 1st Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the country (and globe!) It’s rained and we’re celebrating! Come and join the Muster as we sow crops and play in puddles, as we talk climate change and create Landcare groups, as we acknowledge that without a healthy environment we don’t have healthy farming systems. … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster May 2019 1st Edition”

Young Farming Champions Muster April 2019 Second Edition

It’s Sydney Royal Easter Show time! This year we have sixteen Young Farming Champions trekking to Sydney for the show. Whether it’s stewarding merinos, hosting groups of glampers around the campfire, prepping prize poultry or judging show cattle, we are THERE! It’s the highlight of the agricultural show calendar and if you’d like to share … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster April 2019 Second Edition”

Partnerships the key to attracting and retaining agriculture’s best and brightest

In 2019 Picture You in Agriculture (PYIA) has joined with the University of New England (UNE) to provide the Young Farming Champions (YFC) program to five undergraduate university students. Many Young Farming Champions have undertaken their studies at UNE with alumni including research geneticist Dr Jo Newton, Local Land Service Officers Lucy Collingridge and Jasmine … Continue reading “Partnerships the key to attracting and retaining agriculture’s best and brightest”