Available to applicants enrolled or intending to enrol in Year 1 of the Agriculture Program.
|Closing date||6th August 2021|
|Interview date||Week beginning 13th September 2021|
Founded in 1865, Hazeldean is one of Australia’s oldest family owned pastoral companies. The company embraces advances in education, research and development in agriculture particularly for the purposes of breeding superior seedstock. Hazeldean Pty Ltd is one of Australia’s largest seedstock businesses and operates from holdings in the Monaro and Riverina districts of Southern New South Wales.
“Hazeldean supports the increase in understanding and acceptance of proven scientific research and its practical application in improving the profitability of Australia’s extensive grazing industries. Education and the availability of information is vital to this objective. This is why Hazeldean has extended its association with Marcus Oldham College as a pioneer in practical rural business management education, encouraging the ethos of objectivity, best practice and continual self-improvement amongst its graduates. Hazeldean has benefited directly from the education provided by Marcus Oldham over many years and sees the provision of the scholarship as beneficial to the future of the company and Australian agriculture generally” Jim Litchfield – General Manager
The successful recipient is required to undertake Industry Practical Placement with the sponsors.
Describe what you see as the major challenges facing Australian livestock production in the future.