Home. Where there's paddocks of green, lush lucerne (alfalfa).
Smells even better in the bale!
Next stop: Primary Industries Education Foundation of Australia (PIEFA) Conference, Canberra
Yesterday's Nuffield International Triennial Conference and tours hosted by Nuffield New Zealand took in a visit to Wilkins Farming and Mt Nicholas Station.
With the most incredible views, Mt Nicholas Station is a 36,000ha Merino wool operation on the banks of Lake Wakatipu. The most amazing day!
Taking in the views of Lake Tepako, New Zealand.
We've been enjoying the Nuffield International Triennial Conference and tours hosted by Nuffield New Zealand. From deers to dairy, beef and lamb, to merino wool!
This evening wraps up the week-long Nuffield Contemporary Scholars Conference (CSC) hosted by Nuffield Canada with Scholars from 15 countries in Vancouver, Canada.
It's been an incredible and intense week with presentations, networking, tours and lots of learning! We'll share more on key takeaways and learnings in Nuffield blog posts in coming months.
Yesterday we were out and about with a tour of Ocean Spray's Richmond Receival Site, the G3 Terminal, and OceanWise, before taking in a harbour cruise.
Thank you to Nuffield Canada for coordinating this incredible week. And to Nuffield Australia and AgriFutures Australia for investing in my Nuffield journey.
Yesterday we checked out the University of British Columbia (UBC) Farm, after a three day tour of Vancouver Island with fellow Nuffield Australia Scholars.
The Nuffield Contemporary Scholars Conference (CSC) has now kicked off hosted by Nuffield Canada with 84 Scholars plus Delegates attending from 15 countries.
We loved visiting a local Elementary School in Abbotsford, BC, Canada, today to plant potatoes with the students!
Thanks to BC Agriculture in the Classroom for showing us their Spuds in Tubs program, and letting us join in during Canadian Agricultural Literacy Month (CALM).
Exploring Capilano Suspension Bridge in Vancouver today.
We're in Vancouver, Canada, ahead of the Nuffield Contemporary Scholars Conference (CSC) later this week hosted by Nuffield Canada. We'll get to meet all the 2023 Scholars from around the world to share ideas and learn together about global agriculture.
Nuffield Australia scholarships for 2024 have opened!
If you are interested in researching a topic through global travel, joining a connected alumni, and building great friendships, apply for this unique program today at www.nuffield.com.au
We thank Nuffield Australia and AgriFutures Australia for their investment in Aimee to explore ag education and engagement models around the world.
Today we joined a Journey 2050 excursion (field trip) hosted by Calgary Stampede.
Journey 2050 is developed by Nutrien in Canada as an education program that explores agriculture asking students 'how will we sustainably feed 10 billion people by 2050?' The program includes an online game available globally, guest speakers across North America, and field trips and incursions around Calgary.
You can explore the game here: www.journey2050.com/play-the-game/
Little BRICK Pastoral celebrates Australian agriculture through unique photos of a LEGO farmer.
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