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”

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”

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”

Its planting season – our Young Farming Champions have got their big toys out to grow the food that feeds us.

Three generations of Family Fox have been supplying Australians with nutritious delicious grains for decades ♫ ♫ There’s work to be done; You had a good go; The tractor is ready; there is plenty to sow; This year’s the year; With good looking ground; And I’m feeling good; As I make my way round ♫♫ … Continue reading “Its planting season – our Young Farming Champions have got their big toys out to grow the food that feeds us.”

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”