• A farming revolution

    Young farmer leads the way in regenerative practices
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    A BETTER WAY TO FARM: Merryn Byrne is pursuing her passion in regenerative agriculture and grazing practices at Boorhaman North thanks to a State Government scholarship. PHOTO: Mel Guy.

    A YOUNG female farmer is pursuing her passion in regenerative agriculture and grazing practices thanks to a State Government scholarship she received two years ago.

    Merryn Byrne, who purchased a small farm at Boorhaman North with her husband Shane, said she was full of doubt about her career choice in agriculture until she participated in the 2017 Round Three Upskill Young Farmers Scholarship.

    “I thought to myself, I’m a female, I can’t do this, but I couldn’t stop this urge to work on the land,” Merryn said.

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