Are you a young person wondering what to do after school as a GAP year or as career taster?
Southern Queensland we are mixed farming region where we all have a connection through business, family and social reasons to agriculture.
Through personal experience after working in the Northern Territory it is clear to me that it has been rapidly developed in recent years but there is still a long way to go.
At Marcus Oldham College the diversity of careers that my peers and I are wanting to pursue is infinite, ranging from agricultural engineering to agronomy, nutrition, genetics, farm management, all facets of the financial sector, marketing, exporting and more.
It seems to be a reoccurring theme among media sources today that the outlook for future food security is a rather pessimistic one, and it is fair to say at face value, such an outlook can be warranted.
I arrived in Australia from Zimbabwe two days after our daughter was born at Geelong Hospital two years ago.
Australia has the potential to make itself the key to solving the current global issue of feeding the growing population.
While economy of scale has been widely promoted as a survival strength, there is growing appreciation for the role marketing is playing in securing trade partnerships in agriculture.