Scrub­bing up at YBPF

Warwick Daily News - South West Queensland Rural Weekly - - Find A -

THE an­nual Young Beef Pro­duc­ers Fo­rum was held in Roma last week.

There were 265 young peo­ple be­tween the ages of 18 and 40 who at­tended the fo­rum, which in­cluded a prop­erty tour of Glen Ar­den, a va­ri­ety of speak­ers from a range of roles in the live­stock in­dus­try, and a cock­tail din­ner and auc­tion.

Ev­ery­one swapped their hats and jeans for dresses, jack­ets and ties on Thurs­day night to en­joy a steak din­ner fol­lowed by an ex­cit­ing auc­tion for a good cause.

Some of the coun­try’s best auc­tion­eers sold off do­nated items from se­men straws to TradeMutt shirts.

The fo­rum from Novem­ber 15-16 was also a chance to net­work – some of it done on the dance floor.


DRESSED UP: Jess Blok­land, from Heli­don, Jay­dene Bezuiden­hout, from Mollyan, and Gabby Smith, from Flag­stone Creek, en­joy­ing some drinks at the YBPF din­ner and auc­tion.

An­gus Gi­d­ley-Baird and Imo­gen Wa­then, from Rabobank.

Ge­orgie Fraser, from Goondi­windi, An­gus Rigney, from St Ge­orge, and Me­gan Davies, from Moree.

Jac­inta Bren­nan, of In­june, Jess Bourke, of Roma, and Amy Howe, of Wal­lum­billa, with Cler­mont’s Tess Cook and Olivia Marks.

Robert Wyld and An­drew Dol­janin, from Sapien Tech­nol­ogy.

Blayde Hall, from Roma, with Stephen Mont­gomery, from MarchNet.

Caitlin Obst and Caitlin Jenyns, from Mort and Co, with Kate McDon­ald, from Ar­mi­dale.

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