FMG Young Farmer of the Year contest to undergo major overhaul

Posted by on 11 September 2018 | Comments

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New Zealand’s longest-running agricultural contest the FMG Young Farmer of the Year is set to undergo a major overhaul.

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Lambs steal the show on Ashburton students’ visit to a local farm

Posted by on 10 September 2018 | Comments

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Newborn lambs have been used to help explain career opportunities in the agri-food sector to Ashburton students. 

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Farmstrong’s comedy for a cause heads to Taranaki

Posted by on 9 September 2018 | Comments

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Comedian Paul Ego is set to headline an event in Taranaki designed to get farmers off their farms and laughing.

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Lynda Coppersmith appointed first female chief executive of NZ Young Farmers

Posted by on 31 August 2018 | Comments

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A tech-savvy business leader with a passion for the primary industries has been appointed to the top job at NZ Young Farmers.

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NZ Young Farmers to facilitate five GoodYarn mental health workshops

Posted by on 28 August 2018 | Comments

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NZ Young Farmers is ramping up its efforts to get young people talking about mental health.

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NZ Young Farmers member swaps Temuka classroom for Irish dairy farm

Posted by on 28 August 2018 | Comments

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A sought-after dairying exchange to picturesque Ireland has taught Temuka teacher Sarah Stark another use for her hair dryer.

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Project Kai used to help engage students in education

Posted by on 27 August 2018 | Comments

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It’s hoped the power of food can be used to help engage more students in education and broaden their career prospects.

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Marton Young Farmers member explores Indonesia's expanding dairy sector

Posted by on 23 August 2018 | Comments

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It’s early morning in the Indonesian port city of Semarang. Renae Flett is on a highway teeming with trucks, cars and scooters.

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Wet winter for NZ Young Farmers' Auckland dairy farm

Posted by on 16 August 2018 | Comments

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The covered herd home on the NZ Young Farmers-owned Donald Pearson Farm has come in handy during a wet winter.

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South Island women recognised for their service to NZ Young Farmers

Posted by on 16 August 2018 | Comments

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Two South Island women have been recognised for their tireless service to NZ Young Farmers and their communities.

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