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”

Young Farming Champions Marlee Langfield and Keiley O’Brien share what the drought has taught them

Continuing our Lessons Learnt from the Drought Series. Today Grain Young Farming Champions Marlee Langfield and Keiley O’Brien share what the 2018 Drought has taught them.    Marlee Langfield ( photo Cowra Guardian) and Keiley O’Brien ( photo Western Magazine)  Young Farming Champions Marlee Langfield and Keiley O’Brien are two young women taking drought by … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Marlee Langfield and Keiley O’Brien share what the drought has taught them”

23 year old CEO Marlee Langfield says you have to be fearless

“It can be lonely spending endless hours on the tractor during sowing or on the header at harvest; I just sing along with the radio for company. You have to be fearless, too. You can’t be afraid of much or it’ll hold you back.” Marlee Langfield   Young Farming Champion Marlee Langfield at just 23 years of age … Continue reading “23 year old CEO Marlee Langfield says you have to be fearless”

Marlee Langfield planting the seed of attitude and change

Grain farmer and Young Farming Champion Marlee Langfield has been first cab off the rank for The Archibull Prize YFC School visits. Today Marlee visited St Raphaels Catholic School in Cowra.  This is what they had to say about Marlee’s visit News from the #strapharchie17 team Our Young Farming Champion, Ms Marlee Langfield, did a … Continue reading “Marlee Langfield planting the seed of attitude and change”

Meet Marlee Langfield– sharing her love of agriculture to set the world alight

Farmer (fahr-mer): noun, a person who is outstanding in their field. That’s me! Being a farmer is not a “job”; it is a way of life. It is my life! This great way of life inspires me to share it with others, to be an agricultural communicator; to help reflect who I am, what I … Continue reading “Meet Marlee Langfield– sharing her love of agriculture to set the world alight”

Today’s Youth Voices Leadership Team – becoming tomorrow’s CEOs by turning leadership knowledge and skills into daily habits

If you are a Young Farming Champion (YFC) you already see yourself as an emerging leader for agriculture. If you also envision your future includes managerial positions, board appointments and CEO roles then the Youth Voices Leadership Team (YVLT) is the perfect training ground. The YVLT is a group of committed YFC alumni who have … Continue reading “Today’s Youth Voices Leadership Team – becoming tomorrow’s CEOs by turning leadership knowledge and skills into daily habits”

Young Farming Champions November 2020 Muster

Headline Act The Young Farming Champions program gives our young people the skills and confidence to tell their stories, many of which you will read about in this Muster. However one YFC kicking presentations well out of the ballpark is Anika Molesworth. On October 28 Anika spoke at her second TEDx event. Commenting on a … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions November 2020 Muster”

Young Farming Champions Muster October 2020

Headline Act The Leadership is Language series, which launched earlier in the year, is back for its second season with Young Farming Champions sitting down with distinguished guests to learn more about the role of language and communication in leadership. As well as being an exclusive insight into some brilliant minds, the Leadership is Language … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster October 2020”

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”

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”