WAFarmers Bootcamp to Employment

Are you a young ag enthusiast over 16 years old? If you are willing to live and work in a regional town, have pre-existing knowledge of agricultural machinery application for agronomy, can demonstrate aptitude or interest in technology and/or data management and have a ‘can do’ attitude, you should be applying for the WAFarmers Bootcamp […]

New Podcast: Future Farmers’ Network ‘Mentor of the Month’

The Future Farmers Network has recently released a new podcast called ‘Mentor of the Month’ which features a different mentor from the agricultural sector each month. Episodes deliver candid conversations with industry leaders designed to help listeners learn about their career journey and their experiences. The first episode features Georgie Aley from KMPG while episodes […]

Getting the #nextgen into international agricultural research for development

Nikki Dumbrell, a PhD candidate at the University of Adelaide’s Centre for Global Food and Resources (GFAR), recently spoke at the Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia’s (PIEFA) Food, Fibre and Foliage Education Roadshow at the Adelaide Showgrounds. Nikki spoke about the opportunities the next generation of scientists have to fight poverty and malnutrition around the […]

Cultivating Confidence – Say ‘Yes’

This opinion piece is part of the Crawford Fund’s ‘NextGen’ program to encourage the next generation in their studies, careers and volunteering in agriculture for development. Jane Alver, ACIAR’s Associate Research Program Manager for Gender, has not had a conventional ‘ag researcher’ path to ag research, but she has some pearls of wisdom for those […]

Looking to have a gap year?

Applications for Cotton Australia’s Cotton Gap program are now open! Cotton Gap is a unique opportunity for school leavers looking for a long-term career in the cotton industry, or those looking for a 12 month, paid gap year. Cotton Gap is an amazing opportunity for school leavers to experience a year, working in unique rural […]

Hay Inc Rural Education Training

Looking to gain agricultural skills and rural education in an on-farm experience? Hay Inc. offers young people the opportunity to experience a range of ‘hands on’ workshops and workplace mentoring, delivered throughout Hay, NSW. These workshops and training modules are delivered by trainers who have years of experience on rural properties. Training modules may include: […]

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

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 […]