Earlier in the year, Micquella Grima was announced as the recipient of the NH Foods Angus Youth National Roundup Senior Bursary winner.
Each year senior competitors of Roundup are given the opportunity to apply for a bursary to attend the Young Beef Producers Forum (YBPF) in Roma QLD.
The 2023 YBPF takes place on the 17th and 18th of November and will focus on a theme of ‘The 3 Ps – Prepare, Perform and Persevere’.
Micquella grew up on a small property in Orchard Hills, NSW and has been showing Stud Beef cattle for nearly 10 years at both regional Ag Shows and at a Royal level for a number of beef producers.
Micquella is has commenced her second year studies of a Bachelor of Agriculture and a Bachelor of Business majoring in Agribusiness through the University of New England. Once graduating, she intends to pursue a career in either agronomy with a particular emphasis on efficient grazing strategies to improve the resilience and efficiency of farming operations or livestock nutrition and genetics.
In 2021 she established Hope Hill Cattle Company whilst also managing Donnelly Downs Pastoral Co. with her partner based on a 3000 acre property in Western NSW, specialising in both commercial and stud beef cattle including both purebred and cross bred Angus breeders. In 2021, Micquella was the recipient of the Norman Lethbridge Award through Angus NSW which opened up the opportunity for her to be selected as the Youth Representative for Angus NSW.
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