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”

Archibull Prize 2015 theme – Agriculture – an endangered species

Just like this little cutie agriculture in this country is under threat and this can potentially have huge ramifications for access to safe, affordable, nutritious food for Australian families   If we are going to ensure food security in this country agriculture has to be a partnership between farmers and the community So lets investigate … Continue reading “Archibull Prize 2015 theme – Agriculture – an endangered species”

You learn something new everyday

This weekend Art4agriculture hosted the 2012 Young Farming Champions for Workshop 2 in Brisbane. We chose Brisbane as the venue to coincide with the Ekka. All the moons were aligned  including our superstar videographer Tay Plain being in the country and able to join us for the full three days. I will do a blog … Continue reading “You learn something new everyday”