Behind the Beef Episode 38 – Chasing the Dream with Jake Phillips

In the latest episode of Behind the Beef we are joined by Jake Phillips, the 2023 Arthur Rickards Young Breed Leaders scholarship recipient. 

Jake Phillips is the Extension manager at Angus Australia, based in Naracoorte South Australia. Jake has a wealth of industry experience and knowledge and has worked across Australia in a variety of positions in the beef supply chain over the past two decades. Jake’s role is considered front line with Angus members and breeders of Angus cattle to assist them in understanding the variety of breeding and genetics selection tools and information available to them. This also includes overseeing the expansive Angus Youth scholarships, awards and bursaries offered to industry. In his spare time Jake and his wife run Phillips Cattle Company, a registered cattle business. Jake has enjoyed the opportunity to judge cattle at major events across Australia as well as helping younger people enter the cattle industry. Jake has joined the podcast to talk about the fact that he recently completed a five-week beef study tour of the United States as the 2023 Arthur Rickards Young Breed Leaders award recipient.  

During this episode, Jake shares about the scholarship experience, his take aways from his tour and more. 



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