Chris Nixon graduated from Marcus Oldham in 1985 after completing the full-time Associate Diploma in Farm Management and has since carved a career in agriculture and agripolitics.
DESPITE wet conditions, agriculture students from Marcus Oldham, La Trobe University, and The University of Melbourne, all participated in football and netball matches for their inter college sports on Friday, with La Trobe winning overall.
GROWING up on his family’s farm in Young, NSW, led Tristan Shannon, 30, to pursue a career in agriculture.
Western Australia sheep producer Rob Egerton-Warburton believes the networking opportunities at Marcus Oldham College was unlike any other college in the country.
AFTER graduating from Marcus Oldham in 1993, Rob McGavin decided to pursue a career in horticulture, and purchased a small vineyard in the Riverland of South Australia.
RIORDAN Grains is celebrating its 20th year in business this month, following humble beginnings of one man and one truck back in 1996.
When Cameron and Muppi Dean graduated from Marcus Oldham College, they not only left with an Advanced Diploma Farm Business Management, but also partners in business and life.
Kununurra businessman Michael McConachy learnt to fly aircraft in his early 20s and has used aviation for business purposes ever since.
The annual Inter-collegiate Meat Judging gave 13 Marcus Oldham College students valuable skills and contacts in the industry.
The challenges attracting and retaining students in agricultural education is one of the most difficult problems faced by the profession.