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We are losing farmers when we can least afford to…

Introducing Lisa Claessen – Teacher of Agriculture and Hospitality, QLD.   1. Summary I was born in Melbourne, to a country born father and a city raised mother. I don’t know where it all began, but all I can tell you is I have had a lifelong desire to be involved in farming and agriculture.

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Between farming and retirement by Marg Agnew

Introducing Rob and Marg Agnew from Esperance, WA   1. Family and enterprise My husband Rob and I are between farming and retirement and we live on a property north east of Esperance in WA. We downsized a couple of years ago and now work on our holding that keeps us gainfully employed and busy…

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Sardine Fisherman are pioneers, innovators & visionaries

 Introducing Executive Officer of the South Australian Sardine Industry, Paul Watson. Paul was a prawn fisherman for many years before taking on this role in the Sardine Industry. His passion for sustainable fishing is clear and I thank him for being a part of my blog.   1. Summary of the Sardine Industry Port Lincoln…

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Food: Are you paying for it? By Corey Blacksell

Introducing Corey Blacksell. Corey is the fifth farmer I’m featuring in my quest for 52 farmer stories in 52 weeks as a part of our celebration of the Australian Year of the Farmer!   1. Summary of your family and farming enterprise  Together with my wife Tiffany and children Brandon (14) and Lauren (13) we…

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Australian Year of the Farmer – A Farmer’s Story – No. 2

Introducing Angus Whyte from Wyndam, North of Wentworth, NSW   1. Summary of your family and farming enterprise My name is Angus Whyte I live with my wife Kelly and 8 year old son Mitchell at “Wyndham”, a 12,500ha pastoral property on the Anabranch River 85km north of Wentworth NSW.  We consider ourselves “graziers”, in…

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