Smart farmers

THE Victorian Government is backing the state’s next generation of food and fibre leaders, with applications now open for round four of the Upskill and Invest Young Farmers Scholarship Program.

Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford says the Young Farmers Scholarship Program will help upskill the next generation of farmers.

Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford says the Young Farmers Scholarship Program will help upskill the next generation of farmers.

Since the launch of the program in 2015, Young Farmers Scholarships have helped a diverse range of young farmers grow their careers by upskilling, implementing new on-farm initiatives and boosting their professional networks.

Over the course of the program, 38 young farmers working across the agriculture supply chain have received scholarships, funding study in areas such as primary production, business management, research and technology.

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