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Qualifying rounds begin for FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Monday, 17 September 2018, 10:38 am | New Zealand Young Farmers

The first qualifying rounds for the next FMG Young Farmer of the Year kick off next month. More >>

Young Farmer of the Year contest to undergo major overhaul

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 10:20 am | New Zealand Young Farmers

New Zealand’s longest-running agricultural contest the FMG Young Farmer of the Year is set to undergo a major overhaul. The revamp is designed to entice more women to enter the iconic contest and to help showcase the country’s food story. As part ... More >>

Young Farmers to facilitate five mental health workshops

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 9:22 am | New Zealand Young Farmers

NZ Young Farmers is ramping up its efforts to get young people talking about mental health. More >>

Perks of being an agricultural contractor revealed

Monday, 13 August 2018, 1:26 pm | New Zealand Young Farmers

Central Taranaki Young Farmers member Phillip Hopkins reveals the perks of being an agricultural contractor. More >>

Canterbury woman Ash-Leigh Campbell elected new chair

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 2:01 pm | New Zealand Young Farmers

A woman is at the helm of the NZ Young Farmers Board for the first time in 12 years. More >>

Young Farmer event wins national award

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 10:34 am | New Zealand Young Farmers

A ground-breaking event which brought the country to the nation’s capital has received a sought-after award. More >>

Ngāi Tahu farm manager joins NZ Young Farmers Board

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 2:14 pm | New Zealand Young Farmers

A technical farm manager with Ngāi Tahu in Canterbury is one of three women who have joined the NZ Young Farmers Board. More >>

50th anniversary of FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Friday, 6 July 2018, 9:30 am | New Zealand Young Farmers

Hundreds of people have celebrated the 50th anniversary of New Zealand’s longest-running agricultural contest. More >>

Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 10:31 am | New Zealand Young Farmers

Sell-out crowd for 50th FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final in Invercargill More >>

Extra events planned after success of TeenAg skills day

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 9:30 am | New Zealand Young Farmers

An event testing the agri-business skills of high school students from the Manawatū and Taranaki has attracted a huge turnout. More >>

Auckland students meet PM during a visit to Fieldays

Friday, 15 June 2018, 1:20 pm | New Zealand Young Farmers

The Prime Minister has encouraged Auckland students to consider a career in the primary industries. More >>

Amazing Race gives students a taste of primary industries

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 8:59 am | New Zealand Young Farmers

South Auckland students have been given a taste of careers in the primary industries as part of an Amazing Race at Fieldays More >>

Lisa Kendall secures spot in Invercargill fencing final

Monday, 23 April 2018, 12:35 pm | New Zealand Young Farmers

The fencing skills of two NZ Young Farmers members from the Northern Region look set to be tested in Invercargill. More >>

Methven student picked for TeenAg leadership course

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 2:50 pm | New Zealand Young Farmers

Methven student Kate Braidwood has spent the start of the school holidays honing her leadership skills. More >>

Future food producers to do battle in Waimate

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 10:14 am | New Zealand Young Farmers

Tuesday 10th April 2018 Future food producers to do battle in Waimate Almost 230 school students will descend on Waimate this weekend to compete in a fast-paced national competition. The Aorangi regional finals for AgriKidsNZ and TeenAg will take place ... More >>

Open day to help farmers recycle

Monday, 9 April 2018, 3:17 pm | New Zealand Young Farmers

A field day is being held in Geraldine next week to inform farmers on options to deal with farm waste. More >>

Students heading to Invercargill grand final

Monday, 9 April 2018, 9:50 am | New Zealand Young Farmers

A talented due from St Bede’s College has taken top honours at the Tasman TeenAg Regional Final in Christchurch. More >>

Conflict of duty for young farmer

Monday, 9 April 2018, 9:38 am | New Zealand Young Farmers

A keen eye for quality livestock has helped a South Taranaki farmer secure a spot in the final of a national contest. More >>

Inglewood Young Farmers Gain Glory

Monday, 9 April 2018, 9:01 am | New Zealand Young Farmers

Inglewood Young Farmers has been recognised with a swag of accolades for its contribution to the community. More >>

First King Country school takes part in 100 schools project

Friday, 6 April 2018, 9:49 am | New Zealand Young Farmers

Students are learning how DNA testing and artificial insemination is being used to improve genetics on an Otorohanga beef farm. More >>

 

 

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