Childhood dream realised for South Otago farmer

Posted by Nadine Porter on 18 February 2017 | Comments

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.

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Betacraft joins FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by Nadine Porter on 16 February 2017 | Comments

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. 

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Young AgriKidsNZ Otago Southland competitor following in parents footsteps

Posted by Nadine Porter on 13 February 2017 | Comments

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! 

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A pilot, an Ahuwhenua Dairy Farming Award finalist and farming leader have been announced as NZ Young Farmers 2016 Excellence Award winners

Posted by Nadine Porter on 16 December 2016 | Comments

A pilot, young Maori leader and an environmental farming leader have been named as NZ Young Farmers prestigious 2016 Excellence Award winners.

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Newly returned dairy consultant looks likely to set FMG Young Farmer of the Year alight in Taranaki/Manawatu

Posted by Nadine Porter on 14 December 2016 | Comments

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.

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Waipa/King Country finalists’ dark horses of FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by Nadine Porter on 7 December 2016 | Comments

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. 

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West Coast about to have another FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Finalist?

Posted by Nadine Porter on 7 December 2016 | Comments

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.

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