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Value
$15,000
Eligibility

Available to applicants enrolled or intending to enrol in Year 1 of the Agriculture Program.

Date
Closing date 9th August 2022
Interview date Week beginning 12th September 2022
Supported by
Background

Customised Farm Management (CMF) is an Australian-based independent asset management company offering highly innovative services in an ever-changing environment. With more than 15 farms spread across NSW, southern Queensland, the Northern Territory and Vanuatu, CFM has quickly earnt a solid reputation as top performers in this competitive market. Diversification plays a huge role as does innovation which has seen CFM venture into the world of carbon-neutral produce which all helps to deliver premium results for investors. CFM strives to stay one step ahead of the game while still maintaining a family farm-type feel and great workplace culture within the group.

The successful applicant would spend their placement year at CFM’s Sunland and Merrowie properties at Hillston, NSW under the mentorship of Farm Manager Dave Winter. The two farms produce cotton, wheat, cattle, sheep, canola, beetroot, sweet corn and almonds plus other dryland and irrigated crops. CFM is seeking candidates who are genuinely interested in an opportunity to explore a long-term career path within the company.

Requirements

The successful recipient is required to undertake Industry Practical Placement with the sponsor.

Question

What excites you about the future of Australian agriculture, in what areas would you like to specialise (and why)  and where do you see yourself in 10 years’ time?