“Agriculture is full of talented and passionate people” and Dione Howard is one of them

Sixth generation farmer and third year veterinary student Dione Howard brings us today’s guest blog, where she explains beautifully why today’s best and brightest minds are “addicted to agriculture.” This is Dione’s story…… Whether it’s the smell of freshly turned earth or the hum of handpieces in the shearing shed, there’s something irresistible about agriculture. … Continue reading ““Agriculture is full of talented and passionate people” and Dione Howard is one of them”

Leadership is Language with CEO of Austral Fisheries David Carter

In this episode of Leadership is Language global fisheries champion David Carter sits down with Dione Howard to talk about the lessons agriculture can learn from the fishing industry – and it’s perceived adversaries. Key Messages You can find common ground with perceived adversaries In the next 30 years agriculture has got to step up … Continue reading “Leadership is Language with CEO of Austral Fisheries David Carter”

Leadership is Language with Monique White sharing how farmers can share the water story with the wider community

In this episode of Leadership is Language  the Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s Monique White sits down with Young Farming Champion Dione Howard to discuss how best to share the water story. Key Messages Do your research before engaging, and then listen to your audience Identify common ground and explain why there may be differences Connect with … Continue reading “Leadership is Language with Monique White sharing how farmers can share the water story with the wider community”

Young Farming Champions Muster September 2020

Headline Act The NSW Young Achievers Awards were presented in an online ceremony on September 11 and the star of the show was our very own Emma Ayliffe who was a finalist in the First National Real Estate Leadership Award. Emma beamed into the ceremony clad in a red dress standing in a bright yellow … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster September 2020”

Riverina Local Land Services launches Emerging Young Leaders Scholarship

Riverina Local Land Services is pleased to announce a new partnership with Picture You in Agriculture that will identify and empower emerging young leaders within agriculture. The scholarship will allow for a young person with their heart in the Riverina to participate in the prestigious two year Cultivate – Growing Young Leaders program, and for … Continue reading “Riverina Local Land Services launches Emerging Young Leaders Scholarship”

Young Farming Champions Muster August 2020

Headline Act Covid continues to affect how we live and work and our thoughts this month are especially with our Victorian Young Farming Champions once again in lockdown. Yet even under these conditions they continue to shine. Covid has challenged us to re-think the delivery of The Archibull Prize and Kreative Koalas and in this … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster August 2020”

Students from Carlingford West Public School find out what a farmer in the 21st century looks like

In 2019 when Zoe Stephens, science teacher at Carlingford West Public School, realised she had to teach her students about wool and sustainable fibres, she knew she needed to find an expert who could share real life experiences. So she trawled the internet looking for real-life farmers who may want to connect with her students. … Continue reading “Students from Carlingford West Public School find out what a farmer in the 21st century looks like”

Leadership is Language – Picking your fight “The ally fight” – who we are helping

Todays Leaderrship is Language offering sees Young Farming Champion Dione Howard interview global leadership guru Dave Stachowiak Dave is the host and founder of the internationally acclaimed podcast Coaching for Leaders, which has been downloaded 15 million times. Here he sits down with Dione Howard to discuss how to build ally relationships between consumers and … Continue reading “Leadership is Language – Picking your fight “The ally fight” – who we are helping”

Young Farming Champions Muster July 2020

Headline Act Our Young Farming Champions are known as innovators, and during isolation they have certainly lived up to this title! In June we launched the Leadership is Language series, where our team sit down (virtually) with some of Australia’s foremost thought leaders to discuss how leadership can be influenced by the language and communication … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster July 2020”

Young Farming Champions Muster June 2020

Headline Act Oh wow, wow, WOW. Our very own Jo Newton has been awarded an OAM! We are so very proud of this young woman whose has contributed to scientific research, inspired countless young people to consider a career in agriculture, volunteered hours of her time and overcome some major life-hurdles along the way. And … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster June 2020”