Kylie Schuller – the journey so far which includes a move to America in March 2020!!!!

Kylie Schuller Photo Source RAS of NSW March 2020. Coronavirus is reaching its tentacles around the world, spreading fear and causing unrest and uncertainty. Does this sound like the time to take on a new role in North America? Heck, yeah! Give Kylie Schuller a challenge and sit back and watch her meet it. Kylie … Continue reading “Kylie Schuller – the journey so far which includes a move to America in March 2020!!!!”

Young Farming Champions Muster July 2020

Headline Act Our Young Farming Champions are known as innovators, and during isolation they have certainly lived up to this title! In June we launched the Leadership is Language series, where our team sit down (virtually) with some of Australia’s foremost thought leaders to discuss how leadership can be influenced by the language and communication … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster July 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”

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”

Expressions of Interest open for University of New England students to participate in Young Farming Champions program

We are very excited to announce our new partnership with the University of New England. Young Farming Champions (YFC) at UNE will identify and engage five undergraduate students for a yearlong program that will support the students, enhance their career ambitions and lifelong learning capacity as well as be a role model for current students. If you … Continue reading “Expressions of Interest open for University of New England students to participate in Young Farming Champions program”

Agvision – celebrating careers in agriculture and advocating on behalf of farmers

Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend the incredible event that is AgVision This one-day agricultural careers expo is the brain child  of Junee high school teacher Sandra Heffernan and team and is designed to inform students and educators about the broad range of careers available in agriculture, science and agri-business. Students from Years 9-11 … Continue reading “Agvision – celebrating careers in agriculture and advocating on behalf of farmers”

Young Farming Champions go behind the scenes at the Sydney Royal Easter Show

Three of our Young Farming Champions are bursting at the seams with anticipation and the Sydney Royal Easter Show can’t come round fast enough for them this year after being announced as recipients of Rural Achiever Scholarships. YFC Tim Eyes, Dee George and Kylie Schuller on Day 1 of their Sydney Royal Easter Show 2015 … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions go behind the scenes at the Sydney Royal Easter Show”

No wonder people cant tell the difference between a camel, a cow and a horse

Who said all the fun stuff happens at the Sydney Royal Easter Show on the rides and in the show bag pavilion.  Well I can assure you there is plenty of great fun things to see in the Agricultural pavilions too Livestock in the Round No-one will deny that the Sydney Royal Easter Show is … Continue reading “No wonder people cant tell the difference between a camel, a cow and a horse”

Celebrating the 2013 Archibull Prize

The trophies Now that the 2013 Archibull Prize results have been announced and the official photos have arrived ( awesome work by Toby Peet ) lets celebrate the students big ideas, their opinions and their artworks and of course our amazing Australian food and fibre and the people who produce it through these wonderful photos … Continue reading “Celebrating the 2013 Archibull Prize”

You don’t have to be the Candyman to deliver lollipop moments

Take just six minutes out of your day and watch this wonderful TEDxToronto talk from Drew Dudley called “Leading with Lollipops” Drew asks How many of you guys have a lollipop moment? A moment where someone said something or did something that you feel fundamentally made your life better? We need to redefine leadership as … Continue reading “You don’t have to be the Candyman to deliver lollipop moments”