Emma Ayliffe and Marlee Langfield show the value of Place-Based Leadership skills for rural Australia

As part of our series showcasing champions in government, not for profits and the private sector doing great stuff we will be sharing stories about rural entrepreneurs, community champions and young people walking the talk as role models. The research shows for young people in rural, regional and remote Australia to navigate change and take … Continue reading “Emma Ayliffe and Marlee Langfield show the value of Place-Based Leadership skills for rural Australia”

Emma Ayliffe paying it forward for Tulli Young Farmers

“If you want to keep leading, you need to keep growing, and few things stretch a leader like leading growing leaders.” John Maxwell  Rural Entrepreneur and finalist in the 2020 Channel 7 NSW Young Leader of the Year Emma Ayliffe is paying it forward supporting young farmers to be the best business and environmental managers … Continue reading “Emma Ayliffe paying it forward for Tulli Young Farmers”

Young Farming Champions Dan Fox and Emma Ayliffe find farming in a drought is a steep learning curve

Young Farming Champions Dan Fox and Emma Ayliffe come from different ends of the farm ownership spectrum but both have learnt valuable lessons as they have embarked upon new enterprises during a drought. Dan, the 2018 Australian Innovation Farmer of the Year is a fifth-generation farmer, whose family have been farming in the Marrar district … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Dan Fox and Emma Ayliffe find farming in a drought is a steep learning curve”

Meet Emma Ayliffe at the Sydney Royal Easter Show and learn how spiders can be your friend

Meet Young Farming Champion, Farmer and Agronomist Emma Ayliffe who with farmer Craig Newham will be running the Good Bugs, Bad Bugs Workshop at Sydney Royal Easter Show Primary School Preview Day. Read Emma’s story in AGWomen Global HERE Student participants will go home with a new appreciation of the insects around us using cotton … Continue reading “Meet Emma Ayliffe at the Sydney Royal Easter Show and learn how spiders can be your friend”

Elders joins the Art4Agriculture team to support rising leader Emma Ayliffe

We would like to welcome Elders to the Art4Agriculture team. Elders will be joining the Cotton Research and Development Corporation to support Emma Ayliffe to undertake advanced training as part of the Young Farming Champions program “Emma has a unique role within Elders,. Half of it is doing research, development and extension and the other … Continue reading “Elders joins the Art4Agriculture team to support rising leader Emma Ayliffe”

Emma Ayliffe says agriculture in the outback is the journey of a lifetime

Today’s guest blog from Emma Ayliffe starts on a sheep station in outback South Australia and takes us to the lush lakebed cropping fields of one of New South Wales’s most unique cotton operations. She’s a girl from the bush who’s found her way back again as on-farm agronomist, an enthusiastic photographer and a lover … Continue reading “Emma Ayliffe says agriculture in the outback is the journey of a lifetime”

Beam me up Emma – Cotton Australia’s Young Farming Champions stream live from the paddock to the classroom

Cotton Young Farming Champion Emma Ayliffe visited Parramatta Public School in June 2018  Take Skype, a laptop and an interactive whiteboard and Cotton Australia’s Young Farming Champion Emma Ayliffe, standing in a paddock of cotton stubble, was able to beam directly to Sydney school students sitting in a classroom. In July the classroom came to her via … Continue reading “Beam me up Emma – Cotton Australia’s Young Farming Champions stream live from the paddock to the classroom”

Emma and Cosi team up to have fun with grains

Today’s guest blog comes from  Young Farming Champion Emma Ayliffe who travelled to South Australia to join the AgCommunicators team and Cosi on the Seed to Store promotional tour to South Australian schools Emma (centre front) had a great time as you can see ……  On Monday and Tuesday this week I was lucky enough to … Continue reading “Emma and Cosi team up to have fun with grains”

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”

Investing in young people has an extraordinary multiplier effect – Welcome to Yacker

As the founder of Picture You in Agriculture with a life long goal of seeing young people thrive in business and life this week has been highly rewarding. Young people can find themselves in life threatening situations overnight. Having the strength, courage and confidence to move forward optimistically is more probable if they are surrounded … Continue reading “Investing in young people has an extraordinary multiplier effect – Welcome to Yacker”