“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”

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”

Keeping it in the (NSW Farmers) Family – Turning up can take you a lot of places

The Howard family carrying on a proud advocacy tradition  Here at Picture You in Agriculture (PYiA) we believe in fostering partnerships with others who share our values to promote Australian Agriculture. Many of our Young Farming Champions alumniare proud advocates who readily volunteer to amplify the voices of these organisations.  A perfect example is NSW … Continue reading “Keeping it in the (NSW Farmers) Family – Turning up can take you a lot of places”

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”

Young Farming Champions Muster April 2020

Anika Molesworth took the Young Farming Champions message global when she visited Antartica as part of Homeward Bound Headline Act Welcome to the first Young Farming Champions Muster for 2020. What a year it has been already; opening with drought, morphing into bushfires, blessed with rain and now we are living in a global pandemic, … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster April 2020”

Young Farming Champions Muster November 2019 2nd Edition

This fortnight’s top stories from our Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the globe! Last weekend YFC gathered in Sydney to celebrate the achievements of 2019, learn new skills, develop expertise and plan for the year ahead. Let’s jump straight over to YFC Dione Howard for a workshop recap: Friday through to Monday saw new YFC … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster November 2019 2nd Edition”

Our Young Farming Champions honoured as Hidden Treasures

  Each year the NSW Department of Primary Industries celebrates women volunteers in the Hidden Treasures Honour Roll. Over 900 women have been recognised for their contribution to community since the Honour Roll began in 2010. They have volunteered for sporting groups, for health, for heritage or for environmental conservation. They have given their time … Continue reading “Our Young Farming Champions honoured as Hidden Treasures”

Young Farming Champions Muster November 2019 1st Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the country… In the Field YFC Tim Eyes from The Food Farm: Central Coast has been busy making hay (while the sun shines)! “When I started farming on the coast I was told you cannot make hay here and I am still told that every … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster November 2019 1st Edition”

Showcasing our 2019 Wool Archies Part Two

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. Five Young Farming … Continue reading “Showcasing our 2019 Wool Archies Part Two”

Young Farming Champions Muster September 2019 2nd Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the globe.  In the Field  Spring is here and our young farmers are starting the season on a high. They’re planting trees, shearing sheep, hanging out with cute little lambs and stopping to smell the wildflowers along the way.  Wool YFC Melissa Henry, from Quebon Coloured … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster September 2019 2nd Edition”