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Future Focused Ag OzYoung Australians building trust & confidence in Agriculture              Melissa Henry          Young...
Overview• How I started in agriculture• Advocacy through leadership• Recommendations
My pathway into agriculture
I’m not from a farming        family!
Shiowu         Showing          Sheep
Richmond HS Ag Show-Team                 Judging                  Sheep
OwningSheep
University of Western Sydney         Hawkesbury Campus• Bachelor of Animal Science• Bachelor of Science (Honours)• Graduat...
So many opportunities…
Quebec, Canada
Moholoholo, South Africa
Alberta, Canada
Christchurch, New Zealand
Advocacy through   Leadership
Committees
Grain Growers Association,         Sydney
Lachlan Catchment Management Lachlan       Authority, BoorowaCatchmentManagement Authority Boorowa
Recommendations forpromoting agriculture
1. School-based programs• Where it starts!
2. Show & breed societies• The fun• The networks• The opportunities
3. Tertiary education• Specialisation• Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging
4. Leading by example• My vision: Build the capacity of urban  people to undertake their own farming  goals
Questions?
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Art4Agriculture Young Farming Champion Melissa Henry presetned to FFAGOZ conference Nov 2011 on Leadership

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