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New Zealand Young Farmer member Mark Lambert has been elected to the board of the Fencing Contractors Association of New Zealand (FCANZ).
New Zealand Young Farmers member Andrew Scott is officially New Zealand's top young grower.
On the back of winning the Royal Agricultural Society of New Zealand (RAS) Rural Young Achiever award, New Zealand Young Farmer member Tim van de Molen was announced as the Australasian Rural Youth Ambassador in the finals at the Darwin Royal Showgrounds on 25th July 2012.
A career in education and working with young people provided an excellent foundation for Dr Warwick Scott’s involvement with The National Bank Young Farmer Contest.
The career opportunities in the agricultural sector are countless. New Zealand Young Farmers joined together with DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ to create Get Ahead; a one stop career hub for young people considering a career in agriculture.
DUNEDIN — The TeenAg and AgriKidsNZ Grand Finals were held at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Friday 25th May.
DUNEDIN — Young Farmers from all over New Zealand spent a week in Dunedin last week for the TBfree New Zealand Young Farmers National Conference.
DUNEDIN — Michael Lilley from the Tasman Region has won The National Bank Young Farmer Contest Grand Final this evening (May 26th) in Dunedin.
DUNEDIN — Forsyth Barr Stadium may not even be a year old but already it has seen its fair share of battle waged on its turf.
DUNEDIN — It’s a case of one down; two to go for the seven Grand Finalists of The National Bank Young Farmer Contest after the Technical Day took place at the Invermay Research Station today.
DUNEDIN — The showcase event on every Young Farmer’s calendar is finally here.
DUNEDIN — Vodafone is passionate about working with emerging entrepreneurs – like New Zealand’s Young Farmers – and are excited to sponsor the Speeches Dinner at The 2012 Grand Final of The National Bank Young Farmer Contest to be held in Dunedin next week.
The Primary Industry Capability Alliance (PICA) was officially launched in Wellington last night.
WELLINGTON CITY — The Primary Industry Capability Alliance (PICA) was officially launched in Wellington last night.
A major alliance is being launched in Wellington today by the Minister for Primary Industries, Hon.
The AGMARDT Agribusiness Breakfast provides an annual forum to discuss issues of national interest to the rural community.
DUNEDIN — After 22 District Finals and seven Regional Finals featuring New Zealand’s best young farming talent, The National Bank Young Farmer Contest is down to the last seven Contestants. They’ll battle it out in Dunedin from 23 May – 26 May 2012 to see who will take the title.
Katherine Tucker has beaten the odds to make it through to the Grand Final of The National Bank Young Farmer Contest after winning the Northern Regional Final on Saturday night (March 31st).
TE AWAMUTU — There are countless opportunities for young people in the agriculture industry today - here's the proof: By the year 2050 the agriculture industry will need to produce double the amount of food that it produce now.
WAIKATO — Sam Williams is the fourth returning Grand Finalist in 2012 after he won the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Regional Final for The National Bank Young Farmer Contest on Saturday (March 17th).
There will be a bit of sibling rivalry at the Mystery Creek Events Centre this Saturday (March 17th).
HAWERA — Brad Lewis is the latest Contestant to make it through to the Grand Final after winning the Taranaki/Manawatu Regional Final of The National Bank Young Farmer Contest in Hawera last night (March 12th).
CARTERTON — There were only two points in it at the Carterton Events Centre on Saturday night (March 10th).
TARANAKI — It’s Taranaki Anniversary Day on Monday – but for the eight Young Farmers competing in The National Bank Young Farmer Contest; this won’t be a day for relaxing.
The Aorangi Regional Final for The National Bank Young Farmer Contest is to be held alongside The North Otago A&P Show this Saturday (25th February).
GREYMOUTH — It came down to the wire in Greymouth at the Tasman Regional Final of The National Bank Young Farmer Contest on Saturday (February 18th).
TASMAN — Otago/Southland has found their Grand Finalist for The National Bank Young Farmer Contest; this weekend it’s Tasman’s turn.
It runs in the family in Southland: Pete Gardyne and his younger brother Richard will both be heading to Grand Final in May after they took out the Otago/Southland Regional Final titles for The National Bank Young Farmer Contest and TeenAg Competition respectively in the weekend.
BALCLUTHA — Balclutha will play host to the first Regional Final of The National Bank Young Farmer Contest this Sunday (February 12th) at the Telford Division of Lincoln University on Owaka Highway.
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