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Entries Open For AgriKidsNZ And FMG Junior Young Farmer Of The Year For 2022 Season

Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 9:08 am | Young Farmers

The time has come for primary and high school students to get their teams together for the AgriKidsNZ and FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year contests. Entries for the prestigious competitions have just opened for the 2022 season, with the events ... More >>

FMG Young Farmer Of The Year 2022 Otago Southland Regional Finalists Announced

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 11:22 am | Young Farmers

The finalists for the FMG Young Farmer of the Year 2022 Otago Southland Regional Final have been chosen for the Contest's 54th season. Featuring shepherds/sheep and beef farmers, a fencing contractor and rural and agribusiness bankers, only one person More >>

Wellington Young Farmers To Showcase Sustainable Innovation

Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 1:58 pm | Young Farmers

How could technology and practices solve some of the biggest environmental challenges currently facing New Zealand’s agricultural sector? That’s the question being asked by Wellington Young Farmers at the Club’s free industry function held in ... More >>

Young Farmers Launch New Club On West Coast

Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 9:42 am | Young Farmers

Networking, events, working bees, and socialising are back on the calendar for Young Farmers on the West Coast. The brand-new Westland Young Farmers’ Club has been launched for anyone from rural communities in the district aged 15 to 31-years-old ... More >>

Rathkeale College Tops East Coast FMG Junior Young Farmer Of The Year

Sunday, 14 February 2021, 4:35 pm | Young Farmers

1st FMG JR YFOTY - Alex Wyeth (left) Jono Harris (right). A duo from Rathkeale College have taken out the title for 2021 East Coast FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year 2021, after competing for four years in a row. Year 12 students Jono Harris, 16, ... More >>

Hopeful Veterinarian And Sustainability Supporter Awarded NZ Young Farmers Scholarship

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 5:29 pm | Young Farmers

A hopeful veterinarian and a young woman who has her heart set on supporting farmers have been named as the recipients of the 2021 New Zealand Young Farmers World Congress Charitable Trust Scholarship. Mac Williams Mac Williams, 18, from Jacksons on the ... More >>

First Time Competitor Cleans Up Taranaki Manawatu FMG Young Farmer Of The Year Regional Final

Sunday, 24 January 2021, 6:57 am | Young Farmers

23.01.2021 A first-time competitor has cleaned up at the Taranaki Manawatu FMG Young Farmer of the Year Regional Final. Jake Jarman, 23, not only took out the regional title as Taranaki Manawatu FMG Young Farmer of the Year and became the first competitor ... More >>

Feilding Agricultural High School Too Hard To Beat

Sunday, 23 February 2020, 12:08 pm | Young Farmers

Feilding Agricultural High School too hard to beat at Taranaki Manawatu FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year contest Feilding Agricultural High School has made a clean sweep at the Taranaki Manawatu FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year contest. First ... More >>

Waikato Bay Of Plenty FMG Young Farmer Of The Year Announced

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 12:26 pm | Young Farmers

Waitomo sheep and beef farmer Mitchel Hoare has been named Waikato Bay of Plenty FMG Young Farmer of the Year. He is adding the title to his belt, along with former World Young Shepherd Champion. It was the 24 year old's first time competing in FMG ... More >>

Cousin duo win Northern FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 7:35 am | Young Farmers

Two cousins from Okaihau College, Nick, 15, and Zoe Harrison, 17, have been named as the Northern FMG Junior Young Farmers of the Year for 2020. The contest was held at the Paparoa A&P Show on Saturday, alongside the FMG Young Farmer of the Year ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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