A fresh-faced generation of farmers are breathing new life into the agricultural world. This series lifts the lid on the dilemmas, pressures and daily grind these young farmers face. But a career in agriculture needn't always be all work and no play; the young farmers reveal how they balance life on the farm with time for love, laughter and partying with friends.
Runtime: 60 minutes
First Time Farmers - Wesfarmers - Netflix
Wesfarmers Limited is an Australian conglomerate, headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, with interests predominantly in Australian and New Zealand retail, chemicals, fertilisers, coal mining and industrial and safety products. With AU$65.98 billion in the 2016 financial year, it is the largest Australian company by revenue, overtaking Woolworths and BHP Billiton. Wesfarmers is the largest private employer in Australia, with approximately 220,000 employees. Wesfarmers was founded in 1914 as a co-operative to provide services and merchandise to Western Australian farmers. It was listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in 1984 and grew into a major retail conglomerate.
First Time Farmers - Australian Railroad Group - Netflix
Begun in a joint venture with Genesee & Wyoming by the purchase of Westrail at the beginning of 2000 Australian Railroad Group was sold in 2006 to Babcock & Brown and Queensland Rail.
First Time Farmers - References - Netflix