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Experience Opportunities

Published on April 20, 2018 by admin

It’s not only scholarships and internships that can get you professional experience in the agriculture sector. There are always ways to make yourself more attractive to future employers; from educational experience all the way through to knowledge and passion about the industry. With that in mind, here are a few exciting opportunities coming up in… read more

New chicken meat scholarship to honour industry champion

Published on March 19, 2018 by admin

A new postgraduate scholarship has been launched in honour of former AgriFutures™ Chicken Meat Advisory Panel Chair and Australian Chicken Meat Federation President, Gary Sansom, to uncover future chicken meat industry leaders and provide funding and support to make their mark on the industry. The Gary Sansom Postgraduate Scholarship is named in honour of Gary… read more

AFIA launches the inaugural Gen Ag Future Fund

Published on March 15, 2018 by admin

The Australian Fodder Industry Association (AFIA) in partnership with Lallemand Animal Nutrition, have launched the inaugural Gen Ag Future Fund. The Gen Ag Future Fund will make up to $3,000 available per annum to an individual aged 18-30 years old, to assist with further education, or costs to undertake a specific project that will benefit… read more

Let’s celebrate the women who are leading change in food and fibre industries

Published on March 7, 2018 by admin

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the achievements of women in every area of human endeavour. At PIEFA and Career Harvest we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women leading the development of food and fibre industries in Australia. More women are taking up the challenge of making a difference… read more

Australian Beef Industry Foundation’s Scholarship

Published on February 24, 2018 by admin

Are you tomorrow’s leader in the Australian Beef Industry? Do you know someone who will be a leader tomorrow in the Australian Beef Industry? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then Fairfax Agricultural Media (Fairfax) together with the Australian Beef Industry Foundation (ABIF) are offering the opportunity for three people involved in… read more

I Farm Well

Published on February 19, 2018 by admin

ifarmwell is an online tool kit to help farmers cope effectively with life’s challenges and get the most out of every day. It has modules that may be useful to anyone considering a career in farming. ifarmwell has been designed based on what Australian farmers have said they want and what research shows will help…. read more

Enter the AgriEducate Essay Competition

Published on January 25, 2018 by admin

Did you know that there are over 1.6 million Australians involved in the Australian agricultural industry and that Australians directly feed around 75 million people globally, and if you include our shared knowledge, almost 400 million? The agricultural industry in Australia and around the world comprises such a diverse mix of professions and careers. Yet… read more

The Horizon Scholarship

Published on December 12, 2017 by admin

In partnership with industry sponsors, the AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship is an initiative supporting students enrolled in full time study at an Australian university. AgriFutures Australia is committed to supporting the next generation of leaders that will drive the future prosperity of Australian rural industries and regional communities. To build prosperous and sustainable rural industries, AgriFutures… read more

New figures reveal Aussies’ shocking disconnect with life’s essentials – NFF

Published on November 20, 2017 by admin

Startling new research has revealed that Australians have grown disconnected from where their food and fibre comes from, and are oblivious of the farm sector’s economic contribution. The nation-wide polling commissioned by the National Farmers’ Federation in the lead up to tomorrow’s National Agriculture Day, found that 83% of Australians would describe their connection with… read more

The Future of Australian Agriculture – Where do we go from here?

Published on November 13, 2017 by admin

The Australian continent encompasses a varied range of agricultural zones that differ in climate, demographics and the degree of economic development. The country comprises states that, despite possessing singularly varied markets, have a common hunger for the collective growth of their food industry. Agriculture remains a small portion of the Australian economy contributing to 2.4… read more

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