Viewing entries tagged with 'NZ Young Farmers'

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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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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Franklin Young Farmers named the country’s best NZ Young Farmers club

Posted by on 8 February 2019 | Comments

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The Franklin district’s only NZ Young Farmers club has picked up a national award for its community work.

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West Otago Young Farmers members win national fencing title

Posted by on 7 February 2019 | Comments

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Two West Otago Young Farmers members have taken out a national fencing competition in Christchurch.

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Kiwi agritech start-up Halter targets April launch date

Posted by on 4 February 2019 | Comments

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Kiwi agritech start-up Halter expects to commercially launch its unique GPS-enabled cow collars in April.

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Survey finds wellbeing benefits of NZ Young Farmers membership

Posted by on 4 February 2019 | Comments

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Social activities run by NZ Young Farmers clubs are having a positive impact on the mental wellbeing of the organisation’s members.

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Opportunities to be found in rapidly-changing agri-food sector

Posted by on 1 February 2019 | Comments

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Changes being driven by computer scientists in the agri-food sector are providing new opportunities for the country’s farmers.

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Nightcaps Young Farmers’ life member prepares to mark 500th meeting

Posted by on 30 January 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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Ponui Island farmer qualifies for the FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by on 25 January 2019 | Comments

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Living on an island in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf has its perks for sheep and beef farmer George Watson.

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