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FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Finalist: Andrew Wiffen

Posted by on 30 May 2018 | Comments

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Last spring Andrew Wiffen accomplished a breeding goal many New Zealand dairy farmers strive for, but never achieve.

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FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Finalist: Patrick Crawshaw

Posted by on 30 May 2018 | Comments

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Patrick Crawshaw works for a Hawke’s Bay agribusiness fully utilising crops and the latest pasture species to fatten lambs.

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FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Finalist: Will Taylor

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It’s only taken Will Taylor two years to turn a bare block of land on the outskirts of Feilding into a productive lamb finishing unit.

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Federated Farmers appoints Terry Copeland as its new CEO

Posted by on 29 May 2018 | Comments

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The man who helped transform NZ Young Farmers has been appointed to lead the country’s most influential rural lobby group.

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Waikato charity boxing event raises $10,000 for Land Search and Rescue NZ

Posted by on 21 May 2018 | Comments

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A charity boxing event in Cambridge has raised $10,000 for Land Search and Rescue New Zealand (LandSAR).

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Grassroots programmes highlight career opportunities in agriculture

Posted by on 15 May 2018 | Comments

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Finding and attracting young people to take New Zealand dairy farming into the future is one of the biggest challenges facing the sector.

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Heartland Bank teams up with NZ Young Farmers

Posted by on 10 May 2018 | Comments

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Heartland Bank has teamed up with NZ Young Farmers in a bid to support young people at the forefront of the rural industry. 

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Hinds Young Farmers member in the running for national award

Posted by on 9 May 2018 | Comments

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The chair of Hinds Young Farmers is receiving national recognition for her hard work in the dairy industry.

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Almost 300 Taranaki students take part in agri-food careers day

Posted by on 9 May 2018 | Comments

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Two young Taranaki vets have used jaw bones and preserved cattle body parts to get kids excited about careers in veterinary science.

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Proposal to lift the age limit of NZ Young Farmers members to 33

Posted by on 7 May 2018 | Comments

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A proposal to lift the maximum age limit of NZ Young Farmers members will be put to the vote at July’s national AGM.

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