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Generation Ag

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Generation Ag is the podcast for anyone interested in life working in primary industries. From beef to berries, agvocacy to Australian politics, if it affects the next generation, we're going to talk about it!

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Chloe Rout: Graduate Research Agronomist

March 19th, 2023


Chloe Rout’s (IG: @chloe.rout) interest in agriculture and the environment stemmed from helping her parents on the family farm in Gairdner, Western …

Malkah Lara-Muckenschnabl: Lymbo

March 12th, 2023


Malkah Lara-Muckenschnabl (L: @malkah-lara-muckenschnabl) is a Relationship Credit Analyst with ANZ. But, outside her 9-5, Malkah has been working …

Amy Kirke: Science Totally

March 5th, 2023


Amy Kirke (IG:@therealamyshark_ OR @sciencetotally) is a marine biologist and fisheries scientist from Darwin, NT who is passionate about marine …

Matt Anderson: Farmers2Founders

February 26th, 2023

Matt Anderson’s (L: @matthew-anderson) passion for agriculture stems from growing up on the family property in the Liverpool Plains. Having left home …

Georgia Dale: Next Generation Beef

February 19th, 2023


Georgia Dale (IG: @georgiamary_) is based in Central Queensland on a commercial beef enterprise where she lives and works with her partner. Having …

Tegan Buckley

February 12th, 2023


Tegan Buckley (IG: @malleemarketing) is the owner and director of Mallee Marketing, servicing rural and agribusinesses across Australia.

Originally …

Tom Cosentino: Margo Consulting

December 18th, 2022


Holding degrees in Law and Commerce, Tom Cosentino (Linkedin: @tomcosentino1) is a consultant working in agribusiness advisory and project management.

Georgia Elias: That Farm Girl

December 11th, 2022


Georgia Elias (TT: @georgiaelias ) is a 21 year old farmer from North West Tasmania. Having grown up on the family farm, Georgia has always believed …

Sam Fryer: Black Box Co

December 4th, 2022


Sam Fryer (L:@sam-fryer-a67419174) is an enthusiastic and energetic individual with a wide experience in the Australian beef industry, from the gulf …

Kayla Weidemann: Board seats and building a life in the Wimmera

November 27th, 2022


Kayla Weidemann (IG: @kwoo_weid) is a grain and sheep farmer from the Wimmera in Victoria. She's 29 years old, and married with an 8-week-old baby …

Rebecca George: Agriculture and travelling the world

November 20th, 2022


Rebecca George @becc_george is a 4th generation farmer from Central West NSW. She is 26 years old & has recently completed a degree at the …

Blair Stubna: Meat Business Women

November 13th, 2022


Blair Stubna (L: Blair Stubna) grew up in the small coastal town of Kepa Kurl (Esperance) Western Australia, where working at “The Abs” was a threat often used by teachers and other authoritative figures when you failed …

Kelly Lodge-Calvert: CBH Group

November 6th, 2022


Kelly Lodge-Calvert (I: @kellylodgecalvert) is a born leader, avid traveler, expressive storyteller and a Marketing and Public Relations all-rounder with skills in campaign management, content marketing, social and …

Stefanie Blake: AgCAREERSTART

October 30th, 2022


Stefanie Blake (I: @stefanieblake1) was raised on a family dairy farm in South West Victoria before heading off to study at the University of Melbourne. She set out to complete an Arts degree, but ended up transferring …

Anna Brand: The Wooly Brand

October 23rd, 2022


Anna Brand (I: @annabrand17) is not your average entrepreneurial mother. She studied and became a nurse, working in the NICU, married a farmer and …

Rebecca Bennett: Beefatarian

October 16th, 2022


Rebecca Bennett is a passionate and devoted self-proclaimed Beefatarian with knowledge, connection and experience across the beef supply chain. She …

Building Resilience in the Southern Rangelands - Small Stock

October 9th, 2022


We've joined forces with the Southern Rangelands Pastoral Alliance to tell the stories of pastoralists in the region who are innovating to build resilience against drought and other challenges. The WA Southern …

Lachlan White: Sustainability in dairy

October 3rd, 2022


Lachlan White is currently managing an intensive beef operation outside of scone, After attending Agschool Lachlan new Agriculture was the industry …

Millie Moore: A budding career in ag

September 25th, 2022


Millie Moore (IG: @milliee_anniee) grew up in the agricultural region of the Fleurieu Peninsula and today services this area, as well as Kangaroo …

Building Resilience in the Southern Rangelands - Revegetation

September 18th, 2022


We've joined forces with the Southern Rangelands Pastoral Alliance to tell the stories of pastoralists in the region who are innovating to build resilience against drought and other challenges. The WA Southern …

Sam O'Rafferty: Irrigation in the Riverina

September 12th, 2022


A Temora farmer by birth, Sam O’Rafferty’s (T: @SamORafferty1) agricultural journey has been determined by water, and the lack of it. He grew up in …

Matthew Pete: Rice, Communications, and the Regions

September 4th, 2022


Matthew Pete (IG: @matthewpete_) is a Leeton-based business professional with over 7 years’ experience in communications, public relations, media, …

Building Resilience in the Southern Rangelands - Technology

August 28th, 2022


We've joined forces with the Southern Rangelands Pastoral Alliance to tell the stories of pastoralists in the region who are innovating to build resilience against drought and other challenges. The WA Southern …

Mandy Matthews: Miss Rae

August 21st, 2022


Mandy Matthews (IG: @miss_rae93) is a livestock manager in Brookton, WA. Hailing from a Livestock property in NZ. Mandy was motivated to move to …

Tom McPherson: Stumbling into ag

August 14th, 2022


Tom McPherson (T: @tommcph) grew up in Canberra and Sydney, where he now lives. He had no connection to farming or rural industries growing up, but …

Alison Meagher: Butcher Girl

August 7th, 2022


Growing up in regional Victoria, Australia in a beef farming family, Alison Meagher (I: @butcher.girl.alison) has always been passionate about meat. Working alongside many world-renowned butchers, Alison channels this …

Jamie Spence: When farming finds you

July 31st, 2022


Jamie Spence (I: @spenceoid89) describes himself as an amatuer farmer who has been home since harvest 2015, now taking on more succession based …

Georgia Trainor: 2022 Australian Grain Leader

July 24th, 2022


Georgia Trainor (T: @G_ctrain) currently works at InterGrain as a Territory Manager in the West Australian Wheatbelt. She grew up in Perth but family …

IG22: Tim Eyes

July 17th, 2022


Tim Eyes (I: @thefoodfarmau) is a first generation farmer without a farm. From studying and starting his career through the lens of a traditional …

IG22: Ben Kelly

July 11th, 2022


Ben Kelly grew up on a cropping and livestock property near Gulargambone in Central New South Wales and went on to complete a Bachelor of Mechanical …

Adam Turner: First Generation Farmer | Springhill Beef Co

July 10th, 2022


Adam Turner (I: @Springhill_Beef_Co) is a first generation farmer who has recently achieved his goal of transitioning into a fulltime roll within …

Joshua Gilbert: Farmer. Advocate. Worimi Man

July 3rd, 2022


Joshua (I: @gilbertjoshuam) is a Worimi man, farmer and academic, who shares the narration of Indigenous identity through agricultural truths in …

Ruby Canning: Connection to family, connection to industry

June 26th, 2022


Ruby Canning (I: @mavstarphotography) is a 6th generation beef cattle producer. She grew up in Western Victoria with her family raising Simmental cattle. In 2001, Mavstar Simmentals was established based on genetics …

Darcey Heffernan: Starting early

June 19th, 2022


Darcey Heffernan (I: @darceyjane_) grew up on her family farm in Beveridge Vic, this is where her love of agriculture and animals began.

She took …

Travis Parry: Succession and Social Media

June 12th, 2022


Travis Parry (I: @travyp19) manages his family’s 1300 acre grazing property, Blair Plains, located near Sarina Range in North Queensland, about an hour south west of Mackay. Travis is a third generation grazier and is …

Sean Torta: The North is Calling

May 29th, 2022


Sean Torta (I: @sean_torta) is the Head Stockman at Delamere Station, a property owned by Australian Agricultural Company, or AACo. Although he was …

Milly Nolan: The Livestock Collective

May 22nd, 2022


Amelia Nolan (LINKEDIN: @amelia-nolan-08215b173) more fondly known as Milly is the Program Manager for The Livestock Collective, facilitating the …

Lachie McGugan: Shear to stay

May 15th, 2022


At 25, Lachie (IG: lachie_Macgugan) has been shearing for four years, travelling across Australia and through some pretty rough properties lacking basics like running water

Lachie and his family — parents Duncan and …

Kathy Gabriel: Taking every opportunity

May 8th, 2022


Kathy Gabriel (I: @Kathy_gabriel_) is currently the Manager of Tablelands Pastoral, a Hereford cow calf operation. She runs their High Country property situated in the Tablelands Valley outside of Benambra. Kathy grew …

Renee Pye: Zerella

May 1st, 2022


Renee Pye (L: @renee-pye-3b2a2b85) is the Marketing and Media Manager of Zerella. She studied a Bachelor of Management & Marketing at University of South Australia. In 2009 the Zerella family grew with an 100% …

Ellie Daborn: Brit in the Bush

April 25th, 2022


Ellie Daborn (Tk: @Britinthebush) landed in the big smoke of Sydney back in January 2019. She worked 8 months in the city and then because of visa requirements, needed to do 88 days of farm work to stay longer in …

Simon Stead: CBH Group

April 18th, 2022


Simon Stead was appointed as a Director of the CBH Group (I: @cbh_group) Board in February 2015, as Deputy Chair in April 2019, and as Chair in April 2020. He is currently a member of the Remuneration and Nomination …

Meg Kennett: Building a future in ag

April 10th, 2022


Meg Kennett (I: @meg_kennet) grew up in Harden, NSW  frequently visiting and working on the family farm in Boorowa, NSW After leaving boarding school …

Elizabeth Cameron: Farmbot Monitoring Solutions

March 28th, 2022


Elizabeth Cameron’s passion for supporting the agriculture industry stemmed from growing up on a sheep station in southern NSW where she still …

Nicholas Terpkos: Waytree

March 20th, 2022


Nic Terpkos (I: @waytreeofficial) is a Perth Born Engineer by trade who has accidentally made his way into the Agricultural Industry via creating the …

Kate Strong and Claire Harris: Hoedowns for Country Towns

March 13th, 2022


Kate Strong grew up on her family’s farm near Clifton Q and it was through this that Kate developed a strong connection to the land and passion for …

Cam Moon: Broad Acre Bros

March 6th, 2022


Cam Moon (IG: @cam_moon1234)  is currently working on a broad acre dryland farm in Queensland, having worked on many farms in NSW and QLD. He grew up …

Emma Bond: Madi & Pip, Cotton as the fibre of the future

February 27th, 2022


Emma Bond (I: @madiandpip) was born and raised on a farm in regional NSW. Whilst completing her high school studies in Dubbo, Emma used her school …

Matt Rowlands: Stock and Station Agent

February 13th, 2022


Matt Rowlands (I: @rowlandsmatt) was born in the Mallee region in the winter of 1995, into a family of five and large extended family. His weekends …

Jack Tossol

February 6th, 2022


Jack Tossol (IG: @jacktossol) is a born and bred country boy hailing from the North East of Victoria, a now turned concrete cowboy living and working …

David Ferguson: Kimo Estate

January 31st, 2022


David Ferguson (I: @kimoestate) and his young family were living in a Sunshine Coast beach community when his 7000 acre sheep and cattle family farm called out for generational change. After finding their feet, they set …


January 23rd, 2022


Working as a livestock agent with Nutrien Ag Solutions, Georgia Gorham conducts livestock auctions each week at the Tasmania Livestock Exchange (TLX) …

Feeling Twenty22!

January 17th, 2022


Vin and Kayla are on the mics, welcoming you back to a new year! We hope you've all had a bit of a break and enjoyed spending quality time with your …

Anika Molesworth: Our Sunburnt Country

December 19th, 2021


Anika Molesworth (T: @AnikaMolesworth) is a farmer, a scientist and a storyteller of a better future.  She was born in Melbourne, Victoria, …

Brett Hosking: State of the Grains Industry

December 12th, 2021


Brett Hosking (T: @HoskingBrett) is a fifth-generation farmer running a mixed farming business in Quambatook, Victoria. Brett, his wife Jane and …

Laura Bennett: Warakirri Cropping

December 5th, 2021


Laura Bennett (T: @Laura_Aggie) is the Precision Agriculture Manager for Warakirri/Daybreak Cropping. She is based in Esperance Western Australia. …

Brenden Lydford: Kilcoy Global Foods Future Leaders Graduate

November 30th, 2021


Dubbo’s Brenden Lydford (I: @universal_livestock) has long known he’s wanted to pursue a career in the beef industry, and it started as …

Wes Lefroy: RaboResearch

November 21st, 2021


Wes Lefroy ( T: @wlefroy4) is an Agricultural Researcher, Public Speaker, Podcaster and member of Rabobank’s global Food & Agri Research team, …

A National Ag Day Special: Tom and Riley Curnow

November 19th, 2021


Happy National #AgDayAU. This year is all about celebrating the fabulous and fulfilling career opportunities on offer in agriculture. It's time to …

Elly and Maddy Stevens: Sisters in Ag

November 14th, 2021


Elly and Maddy Stevens (I: @sistersinag) are two sisters who grew up in the Far West of NSW, who both have a passion and drive for all things …

Dylan Crane: CNE Ag Innovations

November 7th, 2021


Dylan Crane (I: @cne_ag) is the Managing Director of CNE Ag Innovations, an agricultural machinery supplier based in Kewdale, Perth WA. A family …

Andrew Baker: Marcus Oldham College

October 31st, 2021


Andrew Baker ( T: @marcusoldham1) was born and raised on a mixed cropping farm in Zimbabwe until 1981, when his parents moved to Hay NSW. With no …

Toni Barton: First generation sheep farmer

October 24th, 2021


Toni Barton (I: @bartonssmallgoods) was raised on a dairy farm, She had experience with farming and cows but nothing with sheep. Toni had spent the previous 17 years climbing the corporate ladder, in marketing and …

Hannah Bourke: Speckle Park International

October 17th, 2021


Hannah Bourke (L: Hannah Bourke) began her role as Speckle Park International’s first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in November 2020, and has brought …

Rozzie O'Reilly: Zanda McDonald and the journey to farm ownership

October 10th, 2021


Rozzie O'Reilly (I: @rozzieoreilly) grew up on a small sheep and cattle enterprise in southern NSW. She completed a Bachelor of Animal Science at the University of New England (UNE) in 2014, and went on to work in the …

Ollie Thorne: Life at Sea

October 3rd, 2021


Ollie Thorne (I: @olliethorne) hails from a farm west of Dubbo NSW, and since school he's spent time working and contracting on farms and stations …

100th EPISODE: Part 2

September 26th, 2021


Part 2 of our 100th episode special with co-hosts Lavinia and Kayla chatting all things lessons learned, the future, and a HUGE thank you to all of our listeners and guests. 

Don't forget to send us an email if you know …

100th EPISODE: Part 1

September 19th, 2021


You guys! We made it! We've officially made our first century and we could not be more excited. In honour of this huge achievement, we decided it's …

Georgette Baker: Good Chat Wine

September 12th, 2021


Good Chat (I: @goodchatwine) is a social enterprise that aims to address mental health through the context of wine. Using wine’s age-old capacity to …

Mitchell East: Zero waste, passion and fruit

September 5th, 2021


Mitchell East (L: @Mitchell East) is a passionfruit, avocado, cattle and sheep Farmer in the Southern Forests Region of WA with a keen interest in …

Monica Ley: Fitting in

August 29th, 2021


Originally from the Kiewa Valley, Vic, Monica Ley (T: @ley_monica) is a 5th generation farmer who currently spends her days as the Livestock Manager …

National Science Week: Dr Flo Kaempf

August 25th, 2021


Flo Kaempf is a grad student at Edith Cowan University Bunbury, completing a Master’s project in Environmental Management. Previously she studied Engineering then I did a PhD in oceanography. Her researcy drifts …

Emma Turner: Working in Wool

August 22nd, 2021


Emma Turner (I: @emma_laurel_) studied a Bachelor of Rural Science with Honours through the University of New England. Following her passion in wool …

Jack Laurie: Breeder Genetics

August 16th, 2021


As a fifth-generation cattle breeder, Jack Laurie (F: Breeder Genetics) has a passion for beef cattle, their breeding and genetics. Owner and operator of Breeder Genetics, which bridges the gap between seedstock cattle …

National Science Week: Dr Valeria Lima & Dr Ben Cole

August 11th, 2021


Growing up in Brazil’s semiarid region, drought was a constant presence in Valeria Lima’s (RG: Valeria Lima) life. Being exposed to the devastating impacts of drought on communities meant that Valeria was always …

Lawson Harper: Studying and Station Life

August 8th, 2021


Lawson Harper (I: @lawson_harper766) grew up on a holistically managed and planned grazed cattle farm in Dandaragan and spent time on his family’s …

Liam Moltoni: Boortmalt

August 1st, 2021


Liam Moltoni (L: @Liam Moltoni) is a Western Australian who grew up with both his parents in Agriculture. After high school, Liam studied at Curtin …

National Science Week: Luke Wheat & Katarina Doughty

July 28th, 2021


Luke Wheat (F: Future Green Solutions Australia) is the Managing Director of Future Green Solutions, a Perth-based locally owned and operated …

James Williamson: Latitude 28

July 25th, 2021


James Williamson looks after Marketing and Sales at Latitude 28 and brings over 10 years of China focused trade and investment experience to the L28 team. He has extensive Chinese and South East Asian Networks and has …

Guy Coleman: Weeds, Tech, and AgriEducate

July 18th, 2021


Growing up in Perth but being fortunate enough to experience agricultural life through a farm in Esperance, Guy Coleman (T: @GeezaColeman) is …

National Science Week: Dr Bede Mickan

July 14th, 2021


Dr Bede Mickan is microbial generalist (more on that later), based out of the University of Western Australia. After dropping out of school in year …

Rob Clayton: Nutrien Ag Solutions

July 11th, 2021


Rob Clayton (T: @claytonrob74) is based in Melbourne Australia and has held the position of VP and Managing Director of Nutrien Ag Solutions for the …

Darcy Robinson

July 4th, 2021


Darcy Robinson is a 21 year old entrepreneurial farmer who is better known by the Instagram handle, @darcy_rob. Darcy founded Instagram page “Farming …

National Science Week: Prof. Michelle Colgrave & Dr Bryan Lessard

June 30th, 2021


Welcome to the very first episode of the National Science Week podcast series by Generation Ag. In this series, we’re excited to chat to our guests about the latest research and innovation in food through the lens of …

Emma Ayliffe: 2021 Young Farmer of the Year

June 27th, 2021


Emma Ayliffe (T: @em_ayliffe) describer herself as a general lover of all things ag. She's looking to create tomorrows solutions for today''s …

Crawford Fund Episode 5: Kirt Hainzer

June 23rd, 2021


Back in 2017, Kirt Hainzer was a Crawford Fund conference scholar from Central Queensland University. Kirt’s pathway to agriculture development is …

Dr Kate Burke: Think Agri

June 20th, 2021



Dr Kate Burke (T: @Think_Agri) is an agri-strategist with specialist knowledge in corporate farming, crop production and direct investment in farmland. Kate is a mentor, coach, …

Mark Merrett: Farmer by day, Vlogger by night

June 13th, 2021


Farming in the northern west Wimmera region with his parents Ewan and Sharon, wife Chelsey, and daughter Alexandra, Mark Merrett (I: @merrett_contracting) runs a 7000 acre mixed operation with about 2000 breeding ewes …

Sarah Lang: A self-confessed finance nerd

June 6th, 2021


Sarah Lang (T: @sarah_l_lang) has over 16 years of banking and finance experience in the corporate world. She now brings that expertise to her …

Lauchlan Grout: Hemp Farms Australia

May 30th, 2021


Since establishing Hemp Farms Australia in 2013, Lauchlan Grout (I: @hempfarmsaustralia) has been apart of building Australia’s budding industrial cannabis industry in almost every facet of the supply chain.

Whilst at …

Crawford Fund Series: Maree Bouterakos

May 26th, 2021


Maree Bouterakos is a Dietitian from Melbourne, Australia with eight years’ experience in international development, academic and clinical settings across the Asia-Pacific region. Currently, Maree is the Head of …

Dr Sarah McLean: Young Farmers Advisory Council of Victoria

May 23rd, 2021


Dr Sarah McLean (I: @its_sarah_mclean) is a returning member to the Young Farmers' Advisory Council of Victoria, serving as Deputy Chair the previous term, now offering her leadership experience to the Council as Chair.

Caitlin Radford: 2020 Apprentice of the Year

May 16th, 2021


Caitlin Radford (I: @caitlin_radford) is a fifth generation Farmer from Moriarty on the North West Coast of Tasmania and the first female farmer in her family. In 2020 she was named the Australian Apprentice of the Year …

Elizabeth Brennan: Ag, Women, and Leadership

May 9th, 2021


Elizabeth Brennan (T: @amoeaba) has facilitated a number of community and agricultural development programs and fresh produce marketing strategies in …

Zach Whale: Policy, Advocacy, and Parenthood

May 2nd, 2021


Zach Whale (T @zachwhale) manages Grain Growers’ policy and advocacy efforts working to ensure the right policy settings for Australia’s grain …

Crawford Fund Series: Zoie Jones

April 29th, 2021


Zoie Jones (T: @zoie_jones) started her journalism career at the ABC’s Triple J in Melbourne. Little did she know that her career path would lead her …

Luke De Laeter: Luke's Bees

April 25th, 2021


Luke De Laeter (I: @Buzz_ed_Australia) is a qualified beekeeper who is sharing his passion of bees and biodiversity. In 2020, he was lucky enough to win the Beazley Medal VET and the Australian Meeting of Young …

Camilla Herbig: RAMHP and Tractor Snacks

April 18th, 2021


Camilla Herbig (I: @tractorsnacks) hails from Collie in central western NSW, and is the founder of Tractor Snacks – an Instagram page sharing meal …

Guillaume Jourdain: Bilberry

April 11th, 2021


Guillaume Jourdain (e: is the co-founder and CEO of Bilberry (W:, a French startup that develops Green on Green camera systems to spray herbicides only on the weeds. Born and raised …

Ben Cavanagh: Northern Cropping

April 4th, 2021


Ben Cavanagh (IG: @ben_cavanagh_) grew up on a broadacre cropping and livestock property just South of Perth in Quindanning, W.A. After heading to …

Big Farmer Andy

March 28th, 2021


Andy (I: @big_farmer_andy) is a third generation dairy farmer, with dairy farming roots dating back centuries in Holland and Aus. He starting using …

Crawford Fund Series: Anneliese Austin

March 24th, 2021


Anneliese Austin is an environmental science graduate from Southern Cross University who is currently working with Bees for Sustainable Livelihoods, conducting her PhD research on gender equity in beekeeping in Papua …

Josie Clarke: Ability Agriculture

March 21st, 2021


Originally from Kempsey, NSW, Josie Clarke (I: @Ability_Agriculture) works in crop research, her Dad been in a wheelchair since sheI was 5 years old.

Farmer Tom UK

March 14th, 2021


Having spent 10 years working in the film industry, Tom Martin (F: @FarmerTomUK) returned home to the family farm, a regereative, predominantly …

Alexander Chuck: Pharm Robotics

March 7th, 2021


Alexander Chuck (I: @alikachuck), a Chapman University graduate, is cofounder and chief financial officer of Pharm Robotics, a startup that's developing a $300,000 robot to handle injections for the dairy industry. His …

Jen Hartmann: John Deere Global

February 28th, 2021


Jen Hartmann (T: @jenalyson) is responsible for protecting and improving John Deere’s reputation by leading an enterprise social media and public relations strategy for Deere.

Jen has over 25 years of experience in …

Crawford Fund Series: Kayla Lochner

February 25th, 2021


Kayla is passionate about food systems and agrarian livelihoods, with a particular focus on the dynamics of how food is produced and consumed in …

Jessica Wallace: Advocacy and a Voice

February 21st, 2021


Originating from rural Victoria, Jessica Wallace (T: WAFarmersGrains) has a diverse background working across multiple industries including media, …

Jock Barnett: Sustainability and Profitability

February 14th, 2021


As a third generation farmer on their family property, Jock Barnett's (I: @j_c_barnett) biggest focus is creating a profitable and sustainable farming operation for the future. With Climate Change and social license …

Jordan Sprigg: Metal Artist

February 7th, 2021


Jordan Sprigg is based in country Western Australia. Sprigg uses recycled metals found from retired machinery, scrap heaps and clearance sales. Some …

Lach McClymont: Outback Ringer

January 31st, 2021


Lach McClymont (I: @lach_mcclymont_88) is a stockman working on a station in the Kimberley 
Over the last 10 year he has been working in the beef …

Alex Thomas: The Health and Safety Hangover

January 24th, 2021


Inspired by her experiences as a part-time carer for her disabled father as a result of his life’s work in agriculture, Alex Thomas (IG:

Ellie Bigwood: Wool and World Travels

January 17th, 2021


There are few things that Ellie Bigwood (IG: @ellie_bigwood) is more passionate about than wool. She grew up surrounded by wool on a sheep and …

Kim Byrnes: Drought and Taking the Driving Seat

December 20th, 2020


**Last episode for 2020 // We'll be back on Jan 18**

Kim Byrnes (I: @kim.byrnes) is a 26 year old Operations Manager of her parents farm 15,000 acre …

Cameron Stone: Cherries and Choices

December 13th, 2020


Cameron Stone (LkIn: Cameron Stone) moved to Hobart 2 years ago to follow his partner who had relocated for work. An opportunity came up to complete …

Steven of Piacun Farm

December 6th, 2020


23 year old Steven Piacun (I: @piacunfarm_) is a Horticulture Farmer based out of Albany WA. Having grown up in the region on a livestock property, …

Elle Moyle: The Vet with Many Hats

November 29th, 2020


At 27, Elle Moyle (I: @elsey_park_farm) bought her first property (and then learnt how to farm). She spent two years renovating a very rundown property while managing 1000 composite ewes and 50 Angus cattle. She …

David Egerton-Warburton: Agrimaster

November 22nd, 2020


David Egerton-Warburton (T: @dewmg) is the CEO of Mastergroup who are better known for their very popular agricultural financial software, …

RRR Network Episode 12: Kendall Galbraith

November 20th, 2020


Kendall Galbraith (T: @Kendall_GALB) comes from an international and political research background from both Curtin and Edith Cowan University. Her …

Emma Moss: Life on a Station

November 15th, 2020


Emma Moss (I: @life_on_a_station) grew up on a small farm near Pittsworth. She went to The Glennie School in Toowoomba where she graduated in 2015. …

Phil Larwill: Provenir

November 8th, 2020


Phil Larwill (I: @provenirmeat) is a veterinarian, with 30 years experience in livestock and domestic animal medicine and surgery across Australia and the globe, predominantly in Victoria. He co-owned an innovative vet …

Charleton Glenn: Raising the profile of rice

November 1st, 2020


Charleton Glenn (I: @charleton.glenn) grew up on a farm in the southern Riverina of NSW on a mixed cropping farm with Rice, sheep and mixed cereals. …

RRR Network Episode 11: Tress Walmsley

October 29th, 2020


Tress Walmsley (T: @TressWalmsley) was appointed as the InterGrain CEO in August 2012. Having joined the business at inception, Tress has played an …

Blake McFarlane: Blake's Chooks and Eggs

October 25th, 2020


Blake McFarlane (I: @blakeschooksandeggs), 14 of Forest Hill started Blake’s Chooks and Eggs in 2017 as a hobby. In 2019, it became an ethical, sustainable, free-ranging egg farm, with show breeding and winning stock. …

James Culleton: A Career Move

October 18th, 2020


James Culleton (I: @james_culleton) grew up on a Farm just outside of Williams in Western Australia. After attending boarding school in Perth and not …

RRR Network Episode 10: Caroline Robinson

October 11th, 2020


Caroline Robinson is an advocate for rural communities and the businesses, leaders and organisations within them. She is solutions focused, a …

Calum Watt: Barley 2.0

October 4th, 2020


Calum Watt (T: @Calumwatt12) grew up on a small hobby farm in Harvey, in the southwest of Western Australia. From a young age he developed a passion …

Tori Kopke: Rural Business and Big Ideas Rural

September 28th, 2020


Tori Kopke (I: @tori.kopke) is a wife, mother, Texan transplant, and small business coach based on the family farm in the Wheatbelt of Western Australia. With over 15 years of experience is small business, with half of …

Lachlan Hunter: Turning up and getting involved

September 20th, 2020


Lachlan Hunter (T: @lachlanhunter) hails from a mixed cropping and livestock farm near Bruce Rock in Western Australia’s Central Wheatbelt region.

He …

Callum Wesley: Asking questions

September 13th, 2020


Callum Wesley (I: @callum_wesley, T: @callum_wesley) is an innovative farmer, agricultural inventor and rural role model. Callum is currently running …

RRR Network Episode 9: Danielle England

September 10th, 2020


Danielle England (T: @EnglandDanielle) is a recognised leader within Australian agriculture based in the South East of South Australia. She works …

Rebecca Barry: COVID and Crossing the Border

August 30th, 2020


Rebecca Barry (I: @raisingourkidsontheland) is a farmer, running a livestock operation with her partner Matt at Apsley, Western Victoria. She's a Mum of two kids, Oliver (3) and Charlotte (1). They're in a unique …

RRR Network Episode 8: Tanya Dupagne

August 26th, 2020


Tanya Dupagne (T: @campkulin) has spent the past 15 years running camp and youth activity programs for at risk children in Australia, America, South …

Mary O'Brien: Are you bogged mate?

August 23rd, 2020


Mary O’Brien (T: @spraydriftgirl) is a passionate advocate for agriculture. Being raised on the land, she understands the diverse challenges faced by …

Peter Vallance: The Mallee Boy

August 16th, 2020


Peter Vallance (TT: @malleeboy3490) is a farmer living on a 24,000 acre property in the north west corner of Victoria in the Mallee region.

As of …

RRR Network Episode 7: Jackie Jarvis

August 12th, 2020


The daughter of UK & Irish immigrants Jackie Jarvis (T: @Jarvis_Jackie) (nee Mullins) grew up in in the northern Perth suburb of Wanneroo, where …

Michaela Hendry: The power of your network and saying "yes"

August 9th, 2020


Michaela Hendry (T: @MichaelaHendry, I: @michaela_hendry) is a 22 year old young woman on an agricultural mission. She grew up in the small Western …

Bennet Forrester and Demi Robinson: Catel

August 2nd, 2020


Bennet Forrester, born and raised in the Kimberly region of Western Australia and Demi Robinson from Cobar in Far Western NSW now living in Perth WA together with their team Mark & Bec Sadler and Harry Patel are …

RRR Network Episode 6: Lauren Bell

July 30th, 2020


Lauren Bell’s (Fb: Waste Not Food Recycling) journey from Sydney-sider, to station hand to fly-farmer, helps demonstrate that inexperience is no barrier   to a rural experience. Also, that there is a diverse range of …

Hugh Dawson: How a gap year became a career

July 26th, 2020


Hugh Dawson (T: @HPJDAWSON, I: @hpjdawson) grew up on a relatively small hobby farm in the Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia. He had nothing to do …

Sally Murfet: Inspire AG

July 19th, 2020


Sally Murfet (I: @inspireagaus) is a farmers' daughter with red dirt running through her veins. With more than 20 years' experience working on-farm and with agribusiness companies, she has an innate understanding of …

RRR Network Episode 5: Kendall Whyte

July 16th, 2020


In November 2018, Kendall Whyte, a 25-year-old woman from the remote country town of Mukinbudin, received the worst news anyone could hear. Her …

Kaitlin Trebley: ProcessWorx Farm Safety and HR

July 12th, 2020


Kaitlin Trebley is a Farm HR Advisor for Processworx. She works with a variety of Farmers Around WA to implement HR and Safety plans in accordance …

BONUS EPISODE: Shannon Beattie

July 9th, 2020


Shannon Beattie is a country kid born in the city. At least, that's how she's always felt. For most of her life, she's pursued her career as a journalist, eventually realising her country kid dreams by joining the Farm …

Oli Le Lievre: Humans of Agriculture

July 5th, 2020


Oli's career has seen him responsible for Business Development of Aglive, a Tech start-up providing solutions for farmers and supply chain …

RRR Network Episode 4: Lucy Anderton

July 2nd, 2020


Lucy Anderton, Albany - farms in partnership with her husband in a broad acre mixed farming enterprise. As an agriculture economist she recognised …

Byron Milne: A Journey Full Circle

June 28th, 2020


Byron Milne grew up on a diverse family farming enterprise in Zimbabwe, Africa. But his family's worst nightmare changed their life, causing them to  pack up everything and get on plane to Australia when Byron and his …

Elle Fordyce: Beef and Big Lessons

June 21st, 2020


Elle Fordyce (I: @ellefordyce__) was first exposed to agriculture after visiting a family friend's farm a lot as a child. She then went on to help …

RRR Network Episode 3: Jo Ashworth

June 17th, 2020


Jo Ashworth is a Kalannie girl through and through. Born and raised in the small Western Australian farming town, some 300 k’s from Perth, she grew up on her parent’s farm. Just like most kids in the area, she went off …

Lucy Burrows: Get Agducated

June 14th, 2020


Lucy grew up Batemans Bay on the south coast of NSW and didn’t have an agricultural background but decided she was interested in environmental …

Sarah Nolet: Start Ups and Starting Out

June 7th, 2020


Sarah Nolet (T: @svnoles) is an internationally recognized food systems innovation expert, the CEO and Founder of AgThentic, a global food and …

RRR Network Episode 2: Belinda Lay

June 3rd, 2020


Belinda is based on a mixed grain and sheep farming enterprise. Her project is based around Internet of Things, a trial of sheep collars and how the …

Sam Wan: Wool for Everyday

May 31st, 2020


Sam Wan is a Wool industry professional working as a Wool Broker, Wool Business Specialist & Auctioneer. Sam is becoming the wool industry’s true …

Matt Champness: Small Holder Farming and Food Security

May 25th, 2020


It never ceases to amaze us how much energy the youth of our agriculture industry have here in Australia, and this person is no exception. Matt …

RRR Network Episode 1: Cara Peek

May 21st, 2020


Welcome to the very first episode of our partnered podcast series with the RRR Network of Western Australia (T: @RRRNetwork). We are delighted to bring you this series inspired by the incredible women who live and work …

Michael Fox: Fable Food Co

May 17th, 2020


Michael Fox is an entrepreneur who grew up in Queensland. He has been involved in multiple businesses, but his vegetarian health journey lead him …

Caitlyn Vayro: Farmer Mental Health

May 10th, 2020



Today’s guest is Dr Caitlyn Vayro (T: @Caitlin_Vayro). Caitlyn is a 26 year-old researcher based in …

Aidan Connolly: A Career in AgTech

May 3rd, 2020


Aidan Connolly joined Cainthus as CEO in January 2019 but is often referred to as the fourth founder given his involvement with the company since its …

Amy Fay: Dairy and Side Hustles

April 26th, 2020


Amy Fay is the Strategic Projects Manager for Murray Dairy. A big part of Amy’s work is understanding the future of irrigation in the region and how dairy businesses can operate sustainably in a water limited future.

Tony Hunter: Food Futurist

April 19th, 2020


Tony Hunter is a Global Futurist, Consultant and Speaker specialising in the future of food. But Tony is a passionate believer that AgriFood Tech …

George Chapman: A Regenerative Future

April 13th, 2020


Today’s guest is 24 year-old George Chapman (@georgechap). George is on a mission to educate our next generation of primary producers about circular …

Genevieve Griffin-George: PICMI

April 5th, 2020


Today, we’re excited to be talking to Genevieve Griffin-George, a real global citizen on a mission to solve one of primary industry’s biggest …

Hon. Minister Alannah MacTiernan MLC: An Update on COVID-19 and Ag

April 1st, 2020


We were joined by Hon. Alannah Mactiernan MLC, Western Australia's Agricultural Minster to talk about the COVID-19 crisis and how it is impacting the …

Jared Brown: IBM

March 29th, 2020


Jared Brown is currently Global Agribusiness Executive with IBM. He is a passionate evangelist for AI, machine learning and remote sensing technology …

Harris Thompson: Agriculture in the Age of COVID-19

March 24th, 2020


We got hold of Harris Thompson, National Rural Ambassador, to share his story and also chat about the current situation in relation to COVID-19. …

Monica Chetty: Pardoo Beef Corporation

March 22nd, 2020


Today's interview is with Monica Chetty, Director of Strategic Partnerships with Pardoo Beef Corporation. Pardoo Beef Corporation was formed to purchase Pardoo Station, in WA’s Pilbara region in 2015. The station forms …

George Stacey: Custodianship and Careers

March 15th, 2020


George Stacey is a 26 year old Queenslander with a blood-deep passion for agriculture. Growing up on a cattle station in North West Queensland, he …

Maddison Clonan: Mangoes and Making a Difference

March 8th, 2020


Maddison is a research scientist within the Plant Industries Development branch of the Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Resources. She studies the impact of climate change on mango flowering in …

Zoe Hayes: Dust Off Depression

March 1st, 2020


Zoe Hayes describes herself as a 1994 model jillaroo with a passion for mental health. After losing her Mum to suicide just shy of her 18th birthday, she's been on a mission in rural industries trying to make some noise …

Sam Johnston: Thank a Farmer for Your Next Meal

February 23rd, 2020


Sam Johnston can be described as an agricultural enthusiast and young industry trailblazer who has one aim - to showcase where Australian food and …

Hayley Dawson: The Rural Naturopath

February 16th, 2020


Hayley Dawson is a naturopath with a passion for the bush. Her clients and followers know her as The Rural Naturopath (@theruralnaturopath). Hayley …

Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC: WA Minister for Agriculture and Food

February 9th, 2020


Hon. Alannah MacTiernan MLC is Western Australia's Minister for Regional Development, Agriculture and Food; Ports; Minister assisting the Minister …

Jen Egerton-Warburton: Lucinda's Everlastings

February 2nd, 2020


Jen grew up on a family farm in Broomehill. After studying agricultural science at the university of WA, like so many of her peers, began her …

Mick Gould: Doing what you can

January 26th, 2020


Most people would know Mick Gould (@mick_gould86) as the lovable larrikin from the 2019 season of popular TV show, Married at First Sight. But …

Jamie Nykiel: More than "just" a city kid

January 19th, 2020


Growing up on the beaches of the Gold Coast, Jamie’s childhood dream was to be a vet. Despite the 23 year-old’s father wanting her to be a violinist, …

Jimmy Bidstrup: Country Calling

January 12th, 2020


James or “Jimmy” Bidstrup is a 22 year-old agronomist currently living and working in the Esperance Port Zone of Western Australia. A passionate …

Kate McBride: Water Warrior

December 22nd, 2019


Kate McBride is a fifth-generation grazier from Western NSW. She was born and brought up on Tolarno Station, a 500,000-acre sheep property located …

Sam Marwood: Cultivate Farms

December 15th, 2019


Sam Marwood is a community driven problem solver from central Victoria who is redefining the farming and agriculture industry. With a background in …

Tom Curnow: From Fire to Farming

December 8th, 2019


Tom Curnow is a 22 year old independent farmer from Scaddan, Western Australia. In 2015, there was a series of Esperance bushfires burning from 15 to …

Holly Ludeman and John Cunnington: The Livestock Collective

December 1st, 2019


The Livestock Collective has been created in an effort to improve transparency along the sheep and cattle live export trades’ supply chains amid the …

Aimee Snowden: Little Brick Pastoral

November 24th, 2019


Aimee was raised on an irrigation farm in the southern Riverina where she is based today. When she returned home to the family farm, after working in accounting and irrigation, she discovered LEGO® photography online …

Bec Bignell: Rural Room and Raindance

November 17th, 2019


Bec grew up on a farm in Kojonup, in regional Western Australia and has worked in film and media for twelve years, most recently at the ABC (Sydney) as Partnership Executive. She produced the exciting, new female series …

Inaya Stone: Farmers Across Borders

November 10th, 2019


Inaya grew up on a family farm in the Wheatbelt and moved to Esperance, WA when she was a teenager. She has always loved agriculture and is currently …

We've had enough

November 8th, 2019



Kayla and Lavinia got together to chat about an issue that has lots of us fed up: sexism and sexual …

Ian Wilson: Fremantle Egg Company

November 3rd, 2019


Ian Wilson is a third generation Egg Farmer from Fremantle Egg Company (@fremantleeggcompany), a small enterprise that has been farmed by his family since horse and plough was the norm. We were delighted to chat to him …

Callan Daley: Perceptions of Agriculture

October 27th, 2019


Many know Callan Daley from his compelling presentation at evokeAg 2019. Callan is a 21 year old, passionate about dispelling the negative …

Camille Camp: The Cattleman's Daughter

October 20th, 2019


Camille Camp is a 28 year old, fourth generation stockwoman working in the remote Kimberley Region of Western Australia. Many will know her from …

Kendall Whyte: The Blue Tree Project

October 20th, 2019


Kendall Whyte tragically lost her brother in late 2018 to suicide. In this episode, Kendall tells us how a practical joke played by brother became a beacon for mental health awareness in the …

Jarrad Hubbard: The Wheatbelt Stocky

October 20th, 2019


Jarrad Hubbard is a 31 year old stock agent and auctioneer from Bruce Rock in Western Australia. In this episode, we chat with Jarrad about what it's …

Introduction: What qualifies us?

October 14th, 2019


Welcome to the Generation Ag Podcast - we are SO excited to meet you! In our first episode, Kayla and Lavinia get down to it, chatting about why the Generation Ag Podcast exists, and how we got here. Don't forget to …

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