Young Farming Champion Meg Rice showcases the Trailblazers she met at the Heywire Gala

Young Farming Champion Meg Rice (right) with Lauren Heritage-Brand on the red carpet at the Heywire Gala Young Farming Champion Meg Rice recently had the opportunity to represent Art4Agriculture at the ABC Heywire Gala dinner at the Australian National Museum in Canberra. Here she met some very inspiring young rural Australians. Each year the ABC conducts a storytelling … Continue reading “Young Farming Champion Meg Rice showcases the Trailblazers she met at the Heywire Gala”

Meg Rice part of a generation of young women whose fathers are encouraging them to into careers in agriculture

In 2017 Meg Rice was awarded the Northern Tablelands Scholarship to participate in the Young Farming Champions (YFC) program Taking part in the YFC program involves undertaking a series of Sydney based workshops, under the mentorship of some of Australia’s finest communication, marketing and professional development experts. The program’s focus is developing confident, independent, reflective … Continue reading “Meg Rice part of a generation of young women whose fathers are encouraging them to into careers in agriculture”

Australian Farmer of the Year and Picture You in Agriculture celebrate a decade of amplifying our farmers voices

Celebrating Women in Agriculture at 2019 Australian Farmer of the Year Awards. LtoR Meg Rice, Aimee Snowden, Lynne Strong, Sally Downie, Jackie Jarvis, Sarah Parker, Charlie Aves and Sally Murfett Ten years ago an organisation called Picture You in Agriculture (PYiA) launched with the vision of creating a network of empowered young farmers to represent the … Continue reading “Australian Farmer of the Year and Picture You in Agriculture celebrate a decade of amplifying our farmers voices”

Young Farming Champions Muster October 2019 1st Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions around the world…  In the Field What better way to start the week than with news just in from the rice fields of Myanmar, where YFC Sam Coggins is working as a Soil Research Officer at the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) – a government … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster October 2019 1st Edition”

Young Farming Champions Muster September 2019 1st Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the world.  In the Field We all know dogs are a human’s best friend and when it comes to farm dogs they are both best friends and highly valued team members! This week celebrated International Dog Day and YFC Peta Bradley sent us these beautiful … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster September 2019 1st Edition”

Young Farming Champions Muster August 2019 1st Edition

This week’s top stories from our Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the country and globe.  In the field First stop on our round the globe tour this week is with YFC Sam Coggins who has touched down in SE Asia for the next stage of his work with Rise Harvest. Sam is the co-founder of … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster August 2019 1st Edition”

Young Farming Champion Muster July 2019 First Edition

This week’s top stories from our Young Farming Champions around the country (and globe!) In the Field In Central NSW this week Grains YFC Keiley O’Brien’s family are getting creative with their contract harvesting business, due to ongoing drought. “This week we have trucked our windrower and large square baler 650km south, from Narromine to … Continue reading “Young Farming Champion Muster July 2019 First Edition”

Young Farming Champions Muster June 2019 Edition 2

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the country (and globe!) In the Field Youth Voices Leadership Team  YFC Mentor and all round amazing woman Dione Howard has been busy learn all the ins and outs of social media at the Social Media Gov Summit. As part of the workshop she learnt  … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster June 2019 Edition 2”

Partnerships the key to attracting and retaining agriculture’s best and brightest

In 2019 Picture You in Agriculture (PYIA) has joined with the University of New England (UNE) to provide the Young Farming Champions (YFC) program to five undergraduate university students. Many Young Farming Champions have undertaken their studies at UNE with alumni including research geneticist Dr Jo Newton, Local Land Service Officers Lucy Collingridge and Jasmine … Continue reading “Partnerships the key to attracting and retaining agriculture’s best and brightest”

Young Farming Champions Muster March 2019 Second Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions across the country. In the field This week there is a woolly buzz in classrooms in Sydney and we are thrilled to launch the pilot of our new program Paddock to Plate Pen Pals. Supported by Australian Wool Innovation this new program will see students Google Hanging … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster March 2019 Second Edition”