NZ Young Farmers club established in Kaikoura

Posted by on 21 February 2019 | Comments

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A new group has been set up in Kaikoura to help connect young people with an interest in the agri-food sector.

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West Melton Young Farmers wins national membership award

Posted by on 19 February 2019 | Comments

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A club helping to connect young people in Canterbury has won a national accolade after quadrupling its membership.

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Milton pair named Otago/Southland FMG Junior Young Farmers of the Year

Posted by on 17 February 2019 | Comments

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A talented duo from Milton has taken top honours at the first FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year regional final.

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Wyndham farmer Matt McRae named Otago/Southland FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by on 17 February 2019 | Comments

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A Wyndham sheep and beef farmer has been named the Otago/Southland FMG Young Farmer of the Year.

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Up to 150 people attend 500th Nightcaps meeting

Posted by on 15 February 2019 | Comments

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It’s been 40 years since Southland log truck driver Pam Bennett began her long association with Nightcaps Young Farmers.

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Otago woman wins national stock judging competition in Christchurch

Posted by on 14 February 2019 | Comments

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A young Otago woman is keeping her late grandfather’s passion for black and coloured merino sheep alive.

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Two Aucklanders in the race to be named FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by on 13 February 2019 | Comments

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A Mandarin-speaking management consultant is vying to be named the next FMG Young Farmer of the Year.

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New book explores New Zealand’s best-loved agricultural contest

Posted by on 13 February 2019 | Comments

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Kate Taylor still vividly remembers the agony of crossing the line at the end of the gruelling agri-sports challenge in her only Young Farmer of the Year regional final.

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Marie Kondo-inspired tidy up in the Wairarapa unearths priceless agricultural trophies

Posted by on 12 February 2019 | Comments

A Wairarapa couple undertaking a Marie Kondo-inspired clean-up have found two long-lost agricultural trophies.

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Retiring NZYF Contest Board members leave impressive legacy

Posted by on 11 February 2019 | Comments

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Two long-serving members of the board overseeing the FMG Young Farmer of the Year are set to retire.

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