Topic: young farmers

Young leaders step up

13 recipients of 2018 Young Farmers Scholarships on the steps of Melbourne's Parliament House

Above: Back row L-R Emma Kennedy (Campaspe), Georgina Thomson (Surf Coast), Michael Turner (Latrobe), Robert Staehr (Horsham), Andrew Falla (Buloke), Charles Williamson (Central Goldfields), Matthew Ryan (Buloke), Megan Cooper (Northern Grampians). Front row L-R Benjamin Govett (Loddon), Jennifer Zappia (Mildura), Amelia Byrne (Greater Bendigo), Sarah McLean (Moyne), Melissa Willard (Mount […]

Young Farmers Bootcamps — lessons learnt

Leisha Morrison and Kate Nelson attending a Young Farmers bootcamp

Young farmers attending a bootcamp: (L-R) Leisha Morrison and Kate Nelson
Young Farmers Bootcamps were delivered in Ouyen, Kaniva and Skipton in February and March to build financial literacy skills among young farmers. Aimed at young farmers or producers new to farming, the two-day programs attracted more than 50 participants and […]

Young Farmers Scholarships to support food and fibre industry futures

Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford, Merryn Byrne and Cathy McGowan at Young Farmers Scholarships launch

(L-R) Minister for Agriculture, the Hon. Jaala Pulford, Merryn Byrne, Cathy McGowan
On 7 March 2018, Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford opened the fourth Upskill and Invest — Young Farmers Scholarship Program.
Scholarship applications are invited from young people in agriculture aged 35 or under wanting to upskill and invest in a future […]