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The GRDC is helping four students at Victoria's Longerenong College set course for careers in the grains industry... The scholarships are a financial boost for the four students who are studying for the Advanced Diploma of Agriculture at the popular college... The scholarships were awarded on the students' ability to meet selection criteria including: a strong record of achievement at work, school or in the community; enthusiasm for the agricultural industry; understanding of the knowledge and skills required for a successful career in the Australian grains industry; and a demonstrated intent to work within the Australian grains industry...
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Life-sized fibreglass cows are being delivered to schools across Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales to promote the role of farming in the community... Students will use the cows as a blank canvas to create an artwork for entry into the 'Archibull Prize' on the theme 'Grains and Sustainability'... "Art4Agriculture draws positive attention to, and generates community pride in, the grains industry, highlights the career paths it has to offer and provides a chance for young people to develop their confidence and capabilities," Ms Allan says...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Young champs paint bright picture of grains industry.. Image of Diana George, Jessica Kirkpatrick, Rebecca Thistlethwaite and Daniel Fox, winners of the Art4Agriculture Young Farming Champions program... Caption: Winners of the GRDC-sponsored grains sector section of the 2014 Art4Agriculture Young Farming Champions program are (from left) Diana George (Nevertire, NSW), Jessica Kirkpatrick (Beaufort, Victoria), Rebecca Thistlethwaite (Narrabri, NSW), and Daniel Fox (Marrar, NSW)...
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Photo of Lynne Strong with Young Farming Champions.. The program brings farming into the classrooms, teaming 'Young Farming Champions' with school students in the 'Archibull Prize' competition... Ms Strong says benefits of the program, funded by the NSW Department of Primary Industries, NSW Local Land Services and industry bodies, will continue to play out in five, 10 and 15 years' time as the students take with them the experience and understanding of an industry that is open, transparent and sustainable...
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