Jo Newton and Anika Molesworth – Young agriculturalists mobilising movements of change

We are all pretty chuffed at Art4AgricultureChat HQ with two of our leadership team been identified as superstar influencers Young Farming Champion and research geneticist Jo Newton has been named in the 2018 The Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence. The awards, sponsored by Qantas, recognise women bringing about change in their spheres of … Continue reading “Jo Newton and Anika Molesworth – Young agriculturalists mobilising movements of change”

Young Farming Champion Jo Newton wins RASV Emerging Leaders Award

Breaking News Art4Agriculture is pleased to announce Young Farming Champion Jo Newton has joined Amelia Bright as one of two recipients of the 2018 RASV Emerging Leader in Victorian Agricultural (ELVA) Award. Run by The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria the Awards “recognise people under 40 years of age who have demonstrated leadership qualities and … Continue reading “Young Farming Champion Jo Newton wins RASV Emerging Leaders Award”

Young Farming Champion Dr Jo Newton wins Victorian Changemakers Leadership Award

I have worked with some phenomenal young people in my life-time and I know how well deserved this acknowledgement of Jo Newton’s contribution to the empowerment of young people is. Dr Joanna Newton Winner Leadership Winner in Victorian Young Achiever Awards  Jo was nominated for this award by her employer. When she asked me to … Continue reading “Young Farming Champion Dr Jo Newton wins Victorian Changemakers Leadership Award”

Australian dairy industry cheering on researcher Dr Jo Newton in the Victorian Young Achiever Awards

Dairy research scientist Dr Jo Newton has been named as a finalist in the 2018 Young Achiever Awards for her work fostering change in the Australian dairy industry through the adoption of genetic tools and technologies. Dr Newton is one of three finalists out of 60 young people nominated under the Leadership Award category for the 2018 awards, … Continue reading “Australian dairy industry cheering on researcher Dr Jo Newton in the Victorian Young Achiever Awards”

Young Farming Champion Jo Newton in the running for 2018 Victorian Young Achiever Awards

Congratulations to the Chair of our Youth Voices Leadership Team Dr Jo Newton who has just been announced as a finalist for the First National Real Estate Leadership Award, part of the 2018 Victorian Young Achiever Awards. This is an absolutely amazing achievement and one to be extremely proud of – well done Jo ! The … Continue reading “Young Farming Champion Jo Newton in the running for 2018 Victorian Young Achiever Awards”

Dr Jo Newton wins Emerging Scientist Award

Young Farming Champion Dr Jo Newton is part of a growing group of bright young minds seeing agriculture as an incubation hub for cutting edge research. We are very excited to announce that Jo has been announced as the winner of the Dairy Research Foundation (DRF) 2017 Emerging Scientist Award at their annual symposium Listen … Continue reading “Dr Jo Newton wins Emerging Scientist Award”

Dr Jo Newton introduces school students to latest cutting edge technology in the Australian dairy industry

Thirty schools across NSW, QLD and the ACT have now received their #Archie17 cows and industry allocations 17 Young Farming Champions will be visiting  the schools participating in The Archibull Prize  Thanks to the support of the Aussie Farmers Foundation we are able to bring dairy back and showcase the Australian pork and eggs/poultry industries … Continue reading “Dr Jo Newton introduces school students to latest cutting edge technology in the Australian dairy industry”

Meet Jo Newton who is stepping up to solve the big problems in agriculture

Today we continue our series for Ausagventures #YouthinAg showcase by featuring Jo Newton one of our three young farming champions completing her PhD Jo Newton (far left) with Wool Young Farming Champions Bessie Blore, Melissa Henry, Adele Offley and Cassie Baile Jo is one of 10 people in the Art4Agriculuture team who have been listed … Continue reading “Meet Jo Newton who is stepping up to solve the big problems in agriculture”

Meet Jo Newton who began her career in Wool in a Suburban Sheep Stud

Meet Today we are delighted to be sharing with you the Jo Newton story. Some-one said to me a few years ago if we are going to attract the best and the brightest to farming our industry needs to be seen as ‘lucrative, sexy and… most importantly … dripping with integrity’. I believe if the … Continue reading “Meet Jo Newton who began her career in Wool in a Suburban Sheep Stud”

Young Farming Champions Muster August 2019 2nd Edition

This weeks top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the world.  In the Field  This month YFC Katherine Bain has swapped the snow for sunny Queensland. “Two weeks ago I drove out of Orange, NSW, with my general manager en route to one of Paraway Pastroal Co’s south west Queensland properties in the channel country, … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster August 2019 2nd Edition”