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Waikato charity boxing raises $10K for Land Search & rescue

Monday, 21 May 2018, 12:22 pm | Young Farmers

A charity boxing event in Cambridge has raised $10,000 for Land Search and Rescue New Zealand (LandSAR). More >>

Hawera students take part in agri-food careers day

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 12:35 pm | Young Farmers

Almost 300 Hawera students take part in agri-food careers day Two young Taranaki vets have used jaw bones and preserved cattle body parts to get kids excited about careers in veterinary science. Tori Turner and Lucy Webster were part of a fun event ... More >>

MediaWorks to broadcast Grand Final of 50th FMG Young Farmer

Friday, 4 May 2018, 1:31 pm | Young Farmers

A new deal will see MediaWorks broadcast New Zealand’s longest running agricultural contest the FMG Young Farmer of the Year. More >>

Sell-out crowd attends Farmstrong comedy night

Sunday, 22 April 2018, 6:49 pm | Young Farmers

A sell-out crowd of 300 people has attended a comedy night to promote rural wellness in Cambridge. More >>

Second chance at FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Sunday, 22 April 2018, 11:39 am | Young Farmers

Gore sheep farmer Logan Wallace has joined the race to be crowned the 50th FMG Young Farmer of the Year. More >>

Students heading to Invercargill grand final

Sunday, 15 April 2018, 11:38 am | Young Farmers

A talented duo from Geraldine High School has taken tophonoursat the Aorangi TeenAg Regional Final. More >>

Black named Aorangi FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Sunday, 15 April 2018, 11:37 am | Young Farmers

A former Ashburton-based banker has been named the Aorangi FMG Young Farmer of the Year. More >>

Dunedin school joins appetite for food-focused teaching

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 3:17 pm | Young Farmers

A range of new teaching resources are giving secondary school students a taste of the opportunities and challenges facing New Zealand’s food producers. More >>

Hawke’s Bay students’ $3,000 fundraising target

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 1:02 pm | Young Farmers

Hawke’s Bay students’ $3,000 fundraising target to get to Invercargill Three Hawke’s Bay pupils have launched a fundraising drive to earn $3,000 to get to the AgriKidsNZ Grand Final in Invercargill. The trio from Ongaonga School qualified for ... More >>

Wiffen successfully defends Tasman Young Farmer title

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 10:33 am | Young Farmers

West Coast dairy farmer Andrew Wiffen is in the running to be crowned the 50th FMG Young Farmer of the Year. More >>

Sam Robinson joins NZ Young Farmers Board

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 2:11 pm | Young Farmers

Hawke’s Bay farmer and agribusiness leader Sam Robinson has joined the board of NZ Young Farmers as an appointed director. More >>

Details of Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final Revealed

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 9:12 am | Young Farmers

In less than four months Invercargill will be buzzing with FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final fever. More >>

Dairy Farm Opens its Gates for Hawke’s Bay Careers Day

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 10:33 am | Young Farmers

Hawke’s Bay high school students have milked cows, fed calves, talked to vets and planted trees in a careers day with a twist. About 80 students took part in an event dubbed the Dairy Day Out at Takapau on Wednesday. “The aim of the day was to showcase ... More >>

Date set for Karapiro comedy fundraiser

Monday, 19 March 2018, 1:30 pm | Young Farmers

Date set for Karapiro comedy fundraiser following death of Waikato dairy farmer Waikato dairy farmer Zara Cosh admits “it’s been tough” dealing with the death of her close friend Colby Harris. Harris, who was second-in-charge on a 300-cow dairy ... More >>

First South Island School Takes Part in 100 Schools Project

Friday, 16 March 2018, 12:04 pm | Young Farmers

The hand-eye coordination of students at a Dunedin school has been put to the test drafting sheep on a farm. “We had to quickly pull the drafting gate backwards and forwards to separate the sheep into different pens, based on the colour of their ... More >>

Farmer to oversee the creation of Auckland education farm

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 1:48 pm | Young Farmers

A respected Hauraki Plains dairy farmer will lead the board overseeing the development of a new educational farm in Auckland. More >>

East Coast Regional Final of the Young Farmer of the Year

Sunday, 18 February 2018, 11:20 am | Young Farmers

Sheep and beef farmer Patrick Crawshaw wins East Coast Regional Final of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year More >>

Plan to grow Stratford High School ag club

Monday, 27 February 2017, 10:56 am | Young Farmers

A 15-year-old who has his own cattle stud is driving a popular initiative to get more students interested in agricultural careers. More >>

Leadership change at Young Farmers

Monday, 13 February 2017, 10:15 am | Young Farmers

A farmer is at the helm of Taranaki’s rapidly-growing Young Farmers clubs for the first time in four years. More >>

Young Farmers join fight to boost kiwi numbers in Taranaki

Monday, 12 December 2016, 3:27 pm | Young Farmers

Taranaki’s Young Farmers are playing a vital role in helping rebuild the region’s dwindling kiwi population. More >>

   

 

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