Case studies -

Discover real-life stories of young farmers & fishers who have embraced innovation, hard work, and entrepreneurship.

These case studies provide insights into the challenges, strategies and outcomes of a number of diverse agricultural ventures.

Jess Pearce - Bega Young Dairy Farmer

Listen to Jessica Pearce who is from Bega on the South Coast and is a fourth generation dairy farmer. She works with her family and loves being outdoors with her animals.

Luke Micallef - Camden Young Farmer

Luke and Jess Micallef together run Camden Valley Farm. They run dairy, poultry, and a school education program. Passionate about grass to glass experience.

Tim Healy - Wagga Wagga Young Farmer

Tim Healy runs a mixed cattle and sheep farming enterprise who mainly agists his livestock and has a small contracting business.

Emma Ayliffe - Lake Cargelligo Young Farmer

Emma Ayliffe is an agronomist and farmer from Lake Cargelligo. Emma and partener recently bought a 1700 acre farm.

Tom Mathews - Grenfell Young Farmer

Tom is a young farmer who is a generational farmer. His family has mixed farming including cropping and sheep. He runs the farm with his partner and mum and dad.

Tom & Courtney Tourle - Dubbo Young Farmers

Courtney & Tom run a lease property together south of Dubbo. They run a cattle and sheep enterprise. Tom & Courtney both work off farm.

Tom Plumbe & Sally - Dorrigo Young Farmers

Tom and Sally purchased a farm just outside of Dorrigo, they both work off farm but have a passion to return to the land.

Jo Treasure - Cowra Young Farmer

Jo Treasure is a 5th generation farmer, and runs a mixed farming enterprise with her father. Her motto is "embrace the chaos."