Wool Young Farming Champion Lucy Collingridge shares her international travels through social media

  We love it when our Young Farming Champions share their agricultural stories and with a big year of adventure ahead of her, Lucy Collingridge is doing just that through the creation of the Facebook page 1Agriculturist, 2 Conferences, 3 Countries.  “I’m heading away for two trips this year and have created this page as … Continue reading “Wool Young Farming Champion Lucy Collingridge shares her international travels through social media”

YOUNG FARMING CHAMPIONS FOLLOWING THE LEAD

Young Farming Champion Meg Rice, a UNE Bachelor of Law/Agriculture student was recently named a 2018 RAS Rural Achiever. It continues her list of achievements, which also include being president of the Farming Futures committee at UNE – a legacy generated by Young Farming Champions before her. Farming Futures is an annual careers fair and … Continue reading “YOUNG FARMING CHAMPIONS FOLLOWING THE LEAD”

2017 Young Farming Champions announced and the journey begins

Last weekend bought the new crop of Art4Agriculture Young Farming Champions together in Sydney with members of our alumni for the first Young Farming Champions workshop of 2017. The 2017 Young Farming Champions – top row L to R Sam Wan, Emma Longworth, Meg Rice, Joe Banks, Hamish McGrath, Nellie Evans, Jess Lehmann, Caitlin Heppner … Continue reading “2017 Young Farming Champions announced and the journey begins”

Leadership is Language – Our Young Farming Champions channel the gurus to deal with their nerves

At Picture You in Agriculture we train emerging leaders initially through our Cultivate – Growing Young Leaders program; graduates of which become our Young Farming Champions (YFC). We encourage them to be life-long learners and provide them with ongoing opportunities to be critical and creative thinkers and informed and active citizens of the communities the … Continue reading “Leadership is Language – Our Young Farming Champions channel the gurus to deal with their nerves”

Young Farming Champions Muster November 2019 1st Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the country… In the Field YFC Tim Eyes from The Food Farm: Central Coast has been busy making hay (while the sun shines)! “When I started farming on the coast I was told you cannot make hay here and I am still told that every … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster November 2019 1st Edition”

Young Farming Champions Muster September 2019 2nd Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the globe.  In the Field  Spring is here and our young farmers are starting the season on a high. They’re planting trees, shearing sheep, hanging out with cute little lambs and stopping to smell the wildflowers along the way.  Wool YFC Melissa Henry, from Quebon Coloured … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster September 2019 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 November 2018 2nd Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions around the country. Happy National Agriculture Day! This week we’ve gone all out to celebrate National Agriculture Day in a BIG way, culminating in The Archibull Prize National Awards and Exhibition Day at Sydney Olympic Park on Tuesday. School students, teachers, YFC and special guests travelled from … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster November 2018 2nd Edition”

Young Farming Champions Muster September 2018 Week 4

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions around the country. In the field In Marrar, NSW, Grains YFC and fifth generation farmer Daniel Fox is trying something daring this week, sowing chickpeas for the first time. Best of luck, Dan   Spring seeding underway with Chickpeas being planted into terminated winter cover. Beautiful moisture … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster September 2018 Week 4”

Grain farmer, ag-science student and storyteller Hugh Burrell loves to share a yarn from the farm

The bush is in Hugh Burrell’s blood and farming has been his calling since the day dot. He’s a 4th generation farmer, a 4th year Agricultural Science student and a proud product of Narrabri, NSW. At boarding school in Sydney, Hugh was known for enthralling his boarding house mates with his wild and entertaining “Yarns … Continue reading “Grain farmer, ag-science student and storyteller Hugh Burrell loves to share a yarn from the farm”