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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 >>

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 >>