AMY Fay grew up on a mixed broadacre farm in western Victoria and studied Agricultural Science at Melbourne University.
She has spent the past few years working in research management and sustainable agriculture policy in Canberra with the Grains Research and Development Corporation and the federal Department of Agriculture before moving back to Melbourne to work with Dairy Australia.
Amy works in the natural resource management and climate change portfolio assisting farmers to increase their long-term sustainability and profitability.
Amy is also an executive member of the Young Agribusiness Professionals, the young people’s arm of the Victorian Farmers Federation.
Amy is currently studying her Masters in Science of Agriculture at the University of New England, holds a Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Agriculture, is a graduate of the Australian Future Grain Leader’s Program, and a participant in the 2012-13 PIARN Masterclass on Climate Change Adaptation.
Amy would like to share her passion and interest in agriculture with other young people and help demonstrate to the wider community the important role Australian agriculture industry plays in feeding the world and looking after the environment.