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”

Expressions of Interest open for University of New England students to participate in Young Farming Champions program

We are very excited to announce our new partnership with the University of New England. Young Farming Champions (YFC) at UNE will identify and engage five undergraduate students for a yearlong program that will support the students, enhance their career ambitions and lifelong learning capacity as well as be a role model for current students. If you … Continue reading “Expressions of Interest open for University of New England students to participate in Young Farming Champions program”

Young Farming Champions Muster January 2019 2nd Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions across the country and the globe.   In the Field The power of collaboration is a defining feature of our Young Farming Champions (YFC) team, and this week it was well and truly evident! Wool YFC Bessie Thomas is based on Burragan Station near Wilcannia in Far … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster January 2019 2nd Edition”

Young Farming Champions Muster December 2018 1st Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions around the country (and globe!) In the Field Grains YFC and farmer Dan Fox has been busy, along with a lot of the dryland farmers, getting crops harvested. Yields are down but generally the quality of crops this year has been really good! Beef YFC Felicity Taylor … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster December 2018 1st Edition”

HURLSTONE AGRICULTURAL HIGH SCHOOL WINS 2018 ARCHIBULL PRIZE

The 2018 Archibull Prize has been run and won with Hurlstone Agricultural High School taking out the prestigious title of Grand Champion Archibull with an ornately decorated, sacred-cow themed Archie representing horticulture. 32 primary and secondary schools across New South Wales and Queensland took part in the ninth instalment of The Archibull Prize. Participants included … Continue reading “HURLSTONE AGRICULTURAL HIGH SCHOOL WINS 2018 ARCHIBULL PRIZE”