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Manawatū agricultural contractor supplying Auckland Zoo

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 11:14 am | Young Farmers

Manawatū agricultural contractor Mike Hancock is helping to feed some of the world’s most stunning and endangered animals. More >>

Waikato Hereford breeder vying to be next FMG Young Farmer

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 10:08 am | Young Farmers

A rural banker who breeds Hereford cattle has joined the race to be the next FMG Young Farmer of the Year. Sam Tipping, 25, has clinched a spot in the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Regional Final after winning a qualifying event in Hamilton. “I entered ... More >>

NZ Young Farmers CEO wraps up North Island road trip

Monday, 12 November 2018, 11:54 am | Young Farmers

NZ Young Farmers’ new chief executive Lynda Coppersmith has wrapped up a whirlwind road trip across the North Island. More >>

Northland men join race for Young Farmer of the Year

Monday, 5 November 2018, 10:37 am | Young Farmers

A Northland man who helped run one of Australia’s top-producing dairy farms has his sights set on a new challenge. More >>

New NZ Young Farmers CEO plans North Island road trip

Monday, 15 October 2018, 2:47 pm | Young Farmers

NZ Young Farmers’ new chief executive will “couch surf” her way around the North Island next month. More >>

Massey archery champion takes aim at FMG title

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 11:21 am | Young Farmers

A two-time world archery champion has joined the race to be the next FMG Young Farmer of the Year. More >>

Dunsandel trio join the race to be named FMG Young Farmer

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 1:39 pm | Young Farmers

Dunsandel trio join the race to be named next FMG Young Farmer of the Year More >>

Comedians front packed Taranaki hall for Farmstrong comedy

Monday, 8 October 2018, 10:49 am | Young Farmers

A comedy show designed to get Taranaki farmers off their farms and laughing has been a roaring success. A crowd of 140 people packed the Kapuni War Memorial Hall on Saturday night for the Farmstrong comedy show. Popular comedians Paul Ego, Justine Smith, ... More >>

Carterton Good Yarn workshop builds confidence

Monday, 8 October 2018, 9:48 am | Young Farmers

Greytown dairy farmer Rachel Gardner is encouraging other young people to talk about mental health. More >>

Ashburton TeenAg member takes out Emerging Leader Award

Monday, 1 October 2018, 12:24 pm | Young Farmers

Future food producer Penny Stilgoe hopes a passion for big machinery will help her see the world. The TeenAg member is determined to pursue a career as an agricultural contractor when she finishes Ashburton College. “I live on a lifestyle block and ... More >>

Counting sheep a new challenge for science students

Friday, 21 September 2018, 12:51 pm | Young Farmers

Counting sheep is often touted as a remedy to help troubled sleepers nod off. More >>

Gisborne TeenAg member wins major award at Future Sheep NZ

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 1:53 pm | Young Farmers

A Gisborne student has won a major accolade at an event design to educate young people about the sheep industry. More >>

Lambs steal the show on Ashburton students’ visit

Monday, 10 September 2018, 1:37 pm | Young Farmers

Newborn lambs have been used to help explain career opportunities in the agri-food sector to Ashburton students. More >>

Lynda Coppersmith is first female head of Young Farmers

Friday, 31 August 2018, 12:08 pm | Young Farmers

A tech-savvy business leader with a passion for the primary industries has been appointed to the top job at NZ Young Farmers. More >>

Hawke’s Bay to host 2019 FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 1:59 pm | Young Farmers

Hawke’s Bay is set to host the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final for the first time in 16 years. More >>

South Island students clean up at TeenAg and AgriKidsNZ

Sunday, 8 July 2018, 2:19 pm | Young Farmers

Students from two South Island schools have taken top honours at the national finals of the TeenAg and AgriKidsNZ competitions. More >>

Logan Wallace named 50th FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Sunday, 8 July 2018, 2:09 pm | Young Farmers

South Otago sheep farmer Logan Wallace has been named the 50th FMG Young Farmer of the Year. More >>

Bay of Islands students visit dairy farm

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 10:14 am | Young Farmers

A group of students has visited a dairy farm operating Northland’s first fresh raw milk vending machine. More >>

Community raises $8,000 to help Marton students

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 3:53 pm | Young Farmers

Attending the AgriKidsNZ Grand Final in Invercargill next month will have special significance for Marton mother Hayley Grant. More >>

Timaru students get a taste of cattle superfood

Monday, 11 June 2018, 2:52 pm | Young Farmers

Most children usually screw their noses up if they’re forced to eat vegetables as part of a meal. More >>

 

 

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