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Hugh Drum

At a glance Who: Hugh Drum What:  Primarily cultivating wheat, canola, lentils, and also engaging in carbon farming Where: Wimmera, Victoria, Australia I took over my family's farm in the early 2000s, during a challenging period marked by severe droughts.…
January 18, 2024
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Johnny Gardner

At a glance Who: Johnny Gardner What:  Sheep & Beef producer Where: Cavendish, South West Victoria Can you tell us about your property/enterprise? We are a family owned and operated sheep and beef operation run in the Southern Grampians. With…
July 17, 2023
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Sid Plant

At a glance Who: Sid Plant What: 3000 acres, beef cattle Where: Beginning of Murray-Darling Flood Plain, near Toowoomba Can you tell us about your property? My family has been farming in the area since the mid-1800s and have always…
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July 11, 2023
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Brett Hosking

Photo:  Brett Hosking and his wife, Jane with their four daughters At a glance Who:  Brett Hosking What:  Cropping - Canola, Barley, Wheat, Oats, and Lentils. Where:  Quambatook, Vic Brett and his wife, Jane, farm alongside their four daughters, Grace,…
July 10, 2023
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Carly Noble

At a glance Who: Carly Noble What:  220 acres of organic land, we run beef cattle and sheep Where: Arnold, 16km from Bridgewater on Lodden (Central Victoria) Can you tell us about your property? We are an organic farm currently…
July 1, 2023
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Jessica Murray

At a glance Who: Jessica and Thomas Murray, Trilby Pastoral What:  Merino sheep and Rangeland goats grazing for meat and fibre production, diversified industries Carbon farming and agri-tourism. Where: Trilby Station, near Louth in Far Western NSW Can you tell…
April 17, 2023
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Jane Kellock

At a glance Who: Jane Kellock What:  Sheep and Grain Producer Where: Farrell Flat, South Australia Can you tell us about your property / enterprise? We are family-owned and operated mixed farmers growing grain – wheat, barley, oats, vetch, and…
April 13, 2023
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Georgia Beattie

At a glance Who: Georgia Beattie What:  Organic Mushrooms Where: Diggers Rest, Vic Can you tell us about your property/enterprise? We are Australia's largest organic mushroom farm. We specialise in growing premium exotic mushrooms (Shiitake, Oyster, Lions Mane) and also…
March 2, 2023