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The Future Farmers Network is a non-for-profit organisation that focuses on youth in agriculture. Our members are from diverse agricultural backgrounds but share a passion for developing and learning from industry leaders.
“Mentor of the month” is a new initiative for FFN in 2019-20, a podcast that features mentors from across the agricultural sector. FFN members will have access to a candid conversation with an industry leader, to learn about their career journey, learnings, recommendations and the opportunity to ask their own questions.

FFN 'Mentor of the Month' Future Farmers Network

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The Future Farmers Network is a non-for-profit organisation that focuses on youth in agriculture. Our members are from diverse agricultural backgrounds but share a passion for developing and learning from industry leaders.
“Mentor of the month” is a new initiative for FFN in 2019-20, a podcast that features mentors from across the agricultural sector. FFN members will have access to a candid conversation with an industry leader, to learn about their career journey, learnings, recommendations and the opportunity to ask their own questions.

    Episode 4: Matt Linnegar

    Episode 4: Matt Linnegar

    Episode 4 of the FFN 'Mentor of the month' see's Oli Le Lievre chat with Matt Linnegar from the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation. Oli & Matt touch on the transition from growing up in the city but being destined for Agriculture, the fabrication of a 'divide' and the desire for constructive and progressive collaboration to face the problems in which Rural Australia faces today and will face."Episode 4 of the FFN 'Mentor of the month' see's Oli Le Lievre chat with Matt Linnegar from the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation. Oli & Matt touch on the transition from growing up in the city but being destined for Agriculture, the fabrication of a 'divide' and the desire for constructive and progressive collaboration to face the problems in which Rural Australia faces today and will face."

    • 51 min
    Episode 3: Will Gilbert

    Episode 3: Will Gilbert

    Episode 3 of the FFN ‘Mentor of the Month’ see’s FFN director Olivia Falkiner joined by Will Gilbert of Gilbert Family Wines at Mudgee, NSW. Olivia and Will discuss the challenges of working in a family business, the opportunities that wine making holds and what it’s like to overhaul a nearly-100 year old family brand!

    Listen in this episode of “Mentor of the month” as the Future Farmers Network features mentors from across the agricultural sector, to learn about their career journey, learnings, recommendations and the opportunity to ask their own questions.

    • 50 min
    Episode 2: James Millner

    Episode 2: James Millner

    Episode 2 of the FFN ‘Mentor of the Month’ see’s FFN director Tom Rookyard joined by James Millner of Rosedale Charolais stud at Blayney, NSW. James is the principal of Rosedale Charolais one of Australia’s biggest polled Charolais studs, selling more than 150 bulls a year. James’s business also has a commercial enterprise and also recently involved in a paddock-to-plate brand (Rosedale Ruby) which is feeding the growing Asian appetite for quality beef. James won the 2017 Farm Weekly Beef Farmer of the Year award; in 2018 the Rosedale Ruby striploins won the 2018 World Steak Challenge, beating over 200 entries. Listen to chat about James career journey and learnings.

    • 16 min
    Episode 1: Georgie Aley

    Episode 1: Georgie Aley

    The Future Farmers Network is a non-for-profit organisation that focuses on youth in agriculture. Our members are from diverse agricultural backgrounds but share a passion for developing and learning from industry leaders.

    “Mentor of the month” is a new initiative for FFN in 2019-20, a podcast that features mentors from across the agricultural sector. FFN members will have access to a candid conversation with an industry leader, to learn about their career journey, learnings, recommendations and the opportunity to ask their own questions.

    • 25 min

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