The childhood dream of South Otago farmer Nigel Woodhead came true on Saturday night when he won the right to represent Otago/Southland as a Grand Finalist at this year’s 2017 FMG Young Farmer of the Year.
The FMG Young Farmer of the Year is thrilled to announce New Zealand's most trusted rain and work wear clothing company Betacraft will be adorning all competitors in their high quality apparel.
Ashley Wendlegest has big shoes to fill when he competes in AgriKidsNZ regional final this weekend alongside his Waiwera South school teammates with both his Mum and Dad being former regional finalists of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year!
A pilot, young Maori leader and an environmental farming leader have been named as NZ Young Farmers prestigious 2016 Excellence Award winners.
The Taranaki Manawatu Regional Final of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year has been set alight with a newly returned dairy consultant looking dangerous.
The final two contenders for the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Regional Final of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year from the Waipa/ King Country District, look set to throw a spanner in the works for other experienced finalists.
The West Coast could be about to have another Grand Finalist in the FMG Young Farmer of the Year if early form from local, Andrew Wiffen, is anything to go on.