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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.…
FCA
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…
FCA
July 17, 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,…
FCA
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…
FCA
July 1, 2023
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Meg Caffin

At a glance Who: Meg Caffin, Brackenhurst Farms What:  Angus Beef Cattle Where: Tarwin Lower, South Gippsland, Vic Can you tell us about your property/enterprise? We run a small beef cattle enterprise along the sandy soiled and high rainfall coastline…
FCA
December 6, 2022
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Dr Richard Zwar

At a glance Who: Richard Zwar What:  Pine Nut Orchard, 350Ha. with relatively poor clay subsoils.  The main difficulty with Pine Nuts is the long lead time until the first harvest; this can be 7 to 15 years in comparison…
FCA
December 2, 2022
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Jon Ryan

At a glance Who: Jon Ryan What:  Dairy farm, milking 360 cows on 500 acres Where: Denison, just outside of Heyfield (Vic) Can you tell us about your property? We are a 1st Generation family farm and we employ a…
FCA
July 7, 2022
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Louisa Vale

At a glance Who: Louisa Vale What:  100 acres, farming beef cattle and aplacas Where: South Gippsland, Vic Can you tell us about your property? I am a second-generation farmer and have been on the property for over 40 years.…
FCA
June 22, 2022
climate smartfarmer in focusvictoria

Andrew Young

At a glance Who: Andrew Young What: We are vegetable growers and work across 300 hectares Where: Near Mildura, North West Victoria Can you tell us about your property? We are commercial growers that grow on contract to winter supply…
FCA
June 22, 2022