Youth in Ag

A story to be shared

A story to be shared

Under the brim of an akubra hat, lies a story burning to be told.

It's whisper lies in the sweat stained brow, it's travelled ground on an old pulled plough.

And within this pair of old blue jeans, lies grease stains off some big machines.

There's a story found in these weathered hands, out west to the red dirt sands.

The tales from the shearing shed, the cattle that my dad has led,

our farmers have a yarn to share.

Calling youth in agriculture- together we can achieve greatness

Calling youth in agriculture- together we can achieve greatness

As an industry, we must work together and continually discuss these changes. We must meet consumers where they stand and not dictate to them that they must purchase the items we produce. Rather, we must respectfully listen to them and work with them to produce the food that meets their ethical requirements, while being cheap, affordable and nutritious.

Our farmers must continue climate action- Opinion Article for The Land News

Our farmers must continue climate action- Opinion Article for The Land News

WITH the crowd funding support of 67 Australians, I recently found myself one of 50,000 delegates in Paris at the International Climate Change Conference, COP21.

This was the first time 195 nations had openly discussed their climate concerns about food security.

What convinced you to take that plunge? An Agricultural utopia.

What convinced you to take that plunge? An Agricultural utopia.

I feel the Land.

I embrace its presence.

And I thrive at the joy in farming it.

Good morning ladies and gentlemen and thank you for the opportunity to address you on behalf of our young farmers. I would like to further acknowledge that we meet on Aboriginal land today and pay my respects to the Elders both past and present.