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”

2019 Archibull Prize – Introducing our Grains and Horticulture Archies

The Archibull Prize connects school students with the people and the places behind the food we eat and the natural fibres we use. Since its inception over 300,000 students have been engaged in courageous conversations about how farmers and the community can work together to create a world with zero hunger and zero waste. Our … Continue reading “2019 Archibull Prize – Introducing our Grains and Horticulture Archies”

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”