Monthly Archives September 2016

Meet Zach Jobson, a recent recipient of a Future Farmers Network travel and training bursary.

Zach attended Angus Youth National Roundup, one of the premier events for young beef cattle enthusiasts in Australia, thanks to Future Farmers Networks investment in young people in the Ag industry.

Future Farmers Network (FFN) wants to support over 1,000 young farmers by the end of 2017.

To achieve this goal we need your help.

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The last 12 months have seen tremendous growth for FFN with the organisation planning to deliver more benefits and opportunities to any young person working in Australian agriculture during the 2016/2017 membership year.

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The 2017 Youth Ag-Summit has been announced to be held in Brussels and Young Australian Ag leaders can now apply!

2017 Youth Ag-Summit to be held in the capital of Europe

  • Bayer, together with Groene Kring and the Fédération des Jeunes Agriculteurs, to host third Global Youth Ag-Summit in Brussels, Belgium
  • Interested young Australian leaders are now invited to apply
  • Essay applications close on January 13, 2017 at www.youthagsummit.com

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Future Farmers Network (FFN) has decided to postpone its Youth Ag Council (YAC) event, usually held annually in Canberra.

Youth Ag Council is an open forum for young people in Agriculture to communicate their aspirations for policy change directly to the Federal Government. FFN then champions the actions from Youth Ag Council, keeping its community up to date on policy progress.

YAC was pushed back to late 2016 due to the drawn out election process and uncertainty within relevant government departments involved in the event. After consultation with several industry youth groups it has been decided that the best date to hold YAC will be in the first half of 2017.

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