Meet our Eggsperts Jasmine Whitten and Jessica Fearnley

Young Farming Champion Jasmine Whitten will partner with intern Jessica Fearnley to deliver the Eggscellent workshop at the Sydney Royal Easter Show Primary School Preview Day. Students will be taken on a journey to become eggsperts discovering how the humble egg is good for both their brain and body. They will be given the chance … Continue reading “Meet our Eggsperts Jasmine Whitten and Jessica Fearnley”

Only boys can be farmers – Jasmine Whitten is blowing up outdated stereotypes

When I was fifteen my school careers adviser told me “You can’t become a farmer because that’s a boy’s job!”. It was clear that she didn’t know me very well.  My upbringing has shown me there are no ‘boy jobs’ or ‘girl jobs’, especially in agriculture!  Rather than accepting this outdated notion, it kickstarted my … Continue reading “Only boys can be farmers – Jasmine Whitten is blowing up outdated stereotypes”

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 Second Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the country and globe.  First stop on our round the world tour of YFC this week is the tiny town of Tocal, NSW, where dozens of YFC and Kreative Koala teachers gathered for our first 2019 Workshop.    It’s over to Wool YFC Chloe Dutschke … Continue reading “Young Farming Champion Muster July 2019 Second 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 2nd Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions across the country and the globe In the Field Young Farming Champion Tim Eyes opened the gates of ‘Food Farm’ at Wyong Creek to the Central Coast Harvest Festival visitors over the June Long weekend. The harvest festival gives the public a unique glimpse behind the farm … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster – June 2nd Edition”

Young Farming Champions Muster June 2019 1st Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) across the country (and globe!) In the field Wool YFC and Local Land Services Biosecurity Officer Lucy Collingridge has been coordinating a drone survey using thermal imaging to identify the density of wild horses and deer in an 18,000ha survey area. Following an increasing number of … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster June 2019 1st 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”

Young Farming Champions Muster May 2019 1st Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the country (and globe!) It’s rained and we’re celebrating! Come and join the Muster as we sow crops and play in puddles, as we talk climate change and create Landcare groups, as we acknowledge that without a healthy environment we don’t have healthy farming systems. … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster May 2019 1st Edition”

Young Farming Champions Muster April 2019 Second Edition

It’s Sydney Royal Easter Show time! This year we have sixteen Young Farming Champions trekking to Sydney for the show. Whether it’s stewarding merinos, hosting groups of glampers around the campfire, prepping prize poultry or judging show cattle, we are THERE! It’s the highlight of the agricultural show calendar and if you’d like to share … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster April 2019 Second Edition”