Tag Archives: Farmer

Design the logo for the Australian Young Farmer Challenge

Are you an up-and-coming designer? Do you have a passion for agriculture and rural Australia? Enter the Australian Young Farmer Challenge National Logo Competition and you could be in the running to win $2,500. The Royal Agricultural Society of the … Continue reading

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Scholarship: $5,000/yr for students studying ag degrees @uni close 1 Feb

A Government-run scholarship is offering first-year university students $5,000 per annum if they study an agriculture-related degree. The Horizon Scholarship is an initiative of the Rural Industries R&D Corporation in partnership with industry sponsors and not only offers students financial … Continue reading

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‘Daring to Dream 2’ stories of rural women now available to download from ibooks for $5.99

The NSW Rural Women’s Network’s Daring to Dream 2 is a tribute to the many women from rural, regional and remote backgrounds who have dared to follow a passion, overcome challenges and make their goals a reality. Their stories display … Continue reading

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Missed the River of Life QRRRWN rural women’s gig? Here’s some personal insights

River of Life – create your own current Qld Rural, Regional and Remote Women’s conference (QRRRWN) 5-7 September 2012 in St George. Sonia Muir (NSW RWN) & Georgie Somerset (Chair QRRRWN) This was a joint conference of Queensland Rural, Regional and … Continue reading

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2013 RIRDC Rural Women’s Award now open. Nominate yourself or encourage someone else to apply for the $10k bursary

Are you a woman involved in primary industries and want to take your ideas to another level? Did I hear a  “Yes?” Then perhaps the RIRDC Rural Women’s Award could be just the thing for you. Applications are now open … Continue reading

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NSW #ruralwomen have your say today and tell us about your key rural women’s issues

Take the short NSW Rural Women’s Network survey by answering these three simple questions… http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BMZHML6 Thanks so much!  

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Tocal College’s new publications catalogue on all things agricultural out now

  Need to know what it takes to work more effectively with people on the farm or perhaps how to manage your soils better? … Or how about a guide to fencing, pastures, growing beef or poultry? … Want to learn … Continue reading

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Celebrating Aussie farm life through your eyes: photo competition

  from the farmer health website: The commonly portrayed view of farming and agriculture through much of the media in recent years has been one of drama or gloom – either hazed by the dust of drought or submerged beneath … Continue reading

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Newspaper article shows: It’s not all gloom at the farm gate…

Saffron Howden rural reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald has a great article in today’s paper I’d like to share (their words – pictures sourced by me.) THOUSANDS of Australia’s agriculture workers have packed up their tools and walked off … Continue reading

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2012 Speech Spectacular in Dubbo 15 March

Speech Spectacular 2012 is nearly here and it is something you don’t want to miss if you plan to be in Dubbo on 15 March. Come along and listen to amazing school students deliver speeches. This primary industries event is … Continue reading

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