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First-time Competitor Earns A Spot At FMG Young Farmer Of The Year Grand Final

Monday, 19 February 2024, 11:09 am | Young Farmers

A Pleasant Point Young Farmer is one step closer to winning one of New Zealand’s most prestigious farming awards after being crowned the Season 56 Aorangi FMG Young Farmer of the Year. Gareth McKerchar was announced as the Aorangi FMG Young Farmer ... More >>

Mataura Young Farmer First Grand Finalist For FMG Young Farmer Of The Year Season 56

Monday, 12 February 2024, 10:46 am | Young Farmers

A 29-year-old sheep, beef and arable farmer is one step closer to taking out one of New Zealand’s most prestigious farming awards after being crowned the Season 56 Otago Southland FMG Young Farmer of the Year. Zac Thomas was announced as the ... More >>

Hamilton To Host The 2024 FMG Young Farmer Of The Year Grand Final

Thursday, 14 September 2023, 1:02 pm | Young Farmers

Hamilton is set to play host to one of the biggest farming events of 2024, with New Zealand Young Farmers confirming the location of next year’s FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final. The Grand Final event, now in its 56th year, is a highlight ... More >>

Emma Poole Crowned 2023 FMG Young Farmer Of The Year

Sunday, 9 July 2023, 1:33 pm | Young Farmers

Waikato Bay of Plenty Young Farmer Emma Poole is “absolutely buzzing” after being named the 55th FMG Young Farmer of the Year and making history as the Contest’s first-ever female champion. The Waikato Bay of Plenty representative will bring the ... More >>

Competition Heats Up For The NZ Young Farmers Tournament National Finals

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 10:04 am | Young Farmers

The competition is heating up for the New Zealand Young Farmers (NZYF) Tournament National Final, to be held in Timaru next month. Running alongside the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final, the NZYF Tournament National Final will see 55 NZYF ... More >>

Patoka Farmer Takes Out East Coast FMG Young Farmer Of The Year, Weeks After Cyclone Devastated Farm

Tuesday, 14 March 2023, 7:34 pm | Young Farmers

A Hawke’s Bay farmer whose farm was devastated by Cyclone Gabrielle has just been announced the winner of the East Coast FMG Young Farmer of the Year. Patrick Crawshaw, 29, a Patoka beef and lamb farmer, was crowned the victor on Saturday evening, following ... More >>

New Alumni Group Has Been Launched By NZ Young Farmers

Tuesday, 11 October 2022, 10:15 am | Young Farmers

New Zealand Young Farmers (NZYF) has formally launched the NZYF Alumni Network. The NZYF Alumni Network, officially formalised at the 2022 NZYF Annual General Meeting in July, will provide former Young Farmers members with the opportunity to stay connected ... More >>

NZ Young Farmers And Ministry For Primary Industries Partner To Boost Wellbeing

Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 1:02 pm | Young Farmers

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is supporting NZ Young Farmers (NZYF) to fund a series of events for NZYF members as part of an initiative to improve the wellbeing of young people in rural communities. MPI is contributing funding for the ... More >>

Inspiring Careers In Food And Fibre

Wednesday, 21 September 2022, 5:51 pm | Young Farmers

The Tertiary Education Commission's careers initiative Inspiring the Future Aotearoa, NZ Young Farmers, GoHort and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) have teamed up to help inspire the next generation of food and fibre superstars. The Inspiring ... More >>

New Zealand Young Farmers Launches FMG Young Farmer Of The Year Season 55

Thursday, 1 September 2022, 3:23 pm | Young Farmers

New Zealand Young Farmers (NZYF) is proud to launch the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Contest into its 55th season. The Contest kicks off on the 15th of October 2022 with the first of 11 District Contests to be held throughout Aotearoa. NZYF members ... More >>

New Zealand Young Farmers Announces New Chair And Two New Board Members

Tuesday, 2 August 2022, 11:44 am | Young Farmers

Inglewood Young Farmer Jessie Waite has been announced as the new Chair of New Zealand Young Farmers. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2208/7ff70df92b56fb6ac305.jpeg" width="720" height="525"> NZ Young Farmers elected directors ... More >>

2022 Northern FMG Junior Young Farmer Of The Year And AgriKidsNZ Winners Announced

Sunday, 3 April 2022, 5:22 pm | Young Farmers

The final Grand Finalists for the 2022 FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year and AgriKidsNZ competitions have been found at the Northern Regional Final held on Saturday. It was a family affair in the FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year competition, with ... More >>

First Time Competitor Crowned East Coast FMG Young Farmer Of The Year

Sunday, 27 March 2022, 6:36 pm | Young Farmers

Puketoi Young Farmer Mark Wallace has taken out the title of East Coast FMG Young Farmer of the Year. The 30 year old is a farm worker on a sheep, beef and cropping farm, having previously spent five years as a veterinarian. Dairy farmer Josh Wilkinson, ... More >>

Clean Sweep For Napier Boys’ High School Students At The East Coast FMG Junior Young Farmer Of The Year 2022

Saturday, 26 March 2022, 7:50 pm | Young Farmers

The competition was hot on Saturday as over 60 teams went head-to-head in a bid to take out the East Coast FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year and AgriKidsNZ titles. It was a clean sweep for Napier Boys’ High School in the FMG Junior Young Farmer ... More >>

New Zealand Young Farmers’ Scholarship Winners Announced

Monday, 21 March 2022, 12:02 pm | Young Farmers

Three New Zealand Young Farmers’ (NZYF) members have been given a helping hand to further their education through the organisation’s three exclusive scholarships. Lincoln University post graduate student Jeremy Kilgour and aspiring Massey University ... More >>

Dairy Farmer Named Taranaki Manawatu FMG Young Farmer Of The Year

Sunday, 20 March 2022, 5:49 pm | Young Farmers

David Reesby, 21, has secured himself a spot at the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final. David, a Marton Young Farmers member, is second in charge on his family’s dairy farm near Oroua and was announced as the winner of the 2022 Taranaki Manawatu ... More >>

Feilding High School Students Take Out The Taranaki Manawatu FMG Junior Young Farmer Of The Year Title For 2022

Saturday, 19 March 2022, 6:55 pm | Young Farmers

The competition was hot on Saturday as 68 teams went head-to-head in a bid to take out the Taranaki Manawatu FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year and AgriKidsNZ titles. After a chilly start in Feilding, William Russell and Levi Fleming from Feilding ... More >>

Tom Adkins Crowned Aorangi FMG Young Farmer Of The Year

Sunday, 27 February 2022, 6:44 pm | Young Farmers

Tom Adkins, 23, has secured himself a spot at the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final. Tom, a Block Manager on Caberfeidh Station and an Upper Waitaki Young Farmers member, was announced as the winner of the Aorangi FMG Young Farmer of the Year in ... More >>

Tom Adkins Crowned Aorangi FMG Young Farmer Of The Year

Sunday, 27 February 2022, 6:43 pm | Young Farmers

Tom Adkins, 23, has secured himself a spot at the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final. Tom, a Block Manager on Caberfeidh Station and an Upper Waitaki Young Farmers member, was announced as the winner of the Aorangi FMG Young Farmer of the Year in ... More >>

Mount Hutt College Students Take Out The Aorangi FMG Junior Young Farmer Of The Year Title For 2022

Saturday, 26 February 2022, 5:59 pm | Young Farmers

The competition was hot on Saturday as 50 teams went head-to-head in a bid to take out the Aorangi AgriKidsNZ and FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year titles. James Clark and Jack Foster from Mount Hutt College were named as the Aorangi FMG Junior ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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