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Future Focused AgOZ Conference Melissa Henry

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Art4Agriculture Young Farming Champion Melissa Henry presetned to FFAGOZ conference Nov 2011 on Leadership

Art4Agriculture Young Farming Champion Melissa Henry presetned to FFAGOZ conference Nov 2011 on Leadership

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  • 1. Future Focused Ag OzYoung Australians building trust & confidence in Agriculture Melissa Henry Young Farming Champion Boorowa NSW
  • 2. Overview• How I started in agriculture• Advocacy through leadership• Recommendations
  • 3. My pathway into agriculture
  • 4. I’m not from a farming family!
  • 5. Shiowu Showing Sheep
  • 6. Richmond HS Ag Show-Team Judging Sheep
  • 7. OwningSheep
  • 8. University of Western Sydney Hawkesbury Campus• Bachelor of Animal Science• Bachelor of Science (Honours)• Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Consulting
  • 9. So many opportunities…
  • 10. Quebec, Canada
  • 11. Moholoholo, South Africa
  • 12. Alberta, Canada
  • 13. Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 14. Advocacy through Leadership
  • 15. Committees
  • 16. Grain Growers Association, Sydney
  • 17. Lachlan Catchment Management Lachlan Authority, BoorowaCatchmentManagement Authority Boorowa
  • 18. Recommendations forpromoting agriculture
  • 19. 1. School-based programs• Where it starts!
  • 20. 2. Show & breed societies• The fun• The networks• The opportunities
  • 21. 3. Tertiary education• Specialisation• Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging
  • 22. 4. Leading by example• My vision: Build the capacity of urban people to undertake their own farming goals
  • 23. Questions?