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FMG Young Farmer of the Year

The FMG Young Farmer of the Year stands as the premier event for NZ Young Farmers, showcasing the remarkable skill and knowledge of young people within the food and fibre sector.

Since 1969, the Contest has brought together competitors, industry members, and dedicated volunteers to celebrate the future of the industry.

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We have a range of options for organisations to get involved in NZYF and show their support for the next generation of decision-makers. Whether you’re a small business or a larger operation, we can develop a partnership through our initiatives to fit your strategic direction.

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FMG Young Farmer of the Year

NZ Young Farmers members battle it out for the title of FMG Young Farmer of the Year. Winners from the District Contests move to one of seven Regional Finals, where it's decided who will be at the Grand Final.

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FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year

High school students compete in the FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year Contest. Students compete in teams of two and complete a range of modules all based on the food and fibre sector.

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Primary school children compete in teams of three for the title of AgriKidsNZ Champion. Children from all backgrounds enjoy the chance to compete with their friends and learn about the sector.

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Register for Season 56!

Get in quick and register for Season 56 of FMG Young Farmer of the Year. Test your skills, take on a new challenge, and get amongst it!

AgriKids and FMG Junior registrations are also live, secure your team's spot now.

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Our Contest Sponsors

Our family of sponsors are made up of leaders from across the food and fibre sector who are dedicated to supporting future generations. 

If you would like to know about supporting this iconic event, please get in touch with us.

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Find out more about our Contest

Check out the history of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year, and view previous results and past winners.

Season 56: Register Now

Registrations are now open to compete in the 56th season of FMG Young Farmer of the Year. Click below to learn more.

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Contest History

Since Contest's inception in 1969, we have seen many Young Farmers from across the food and fibre sector battle it out for the title of 'Young Farmer of the Year'. View the previous year's results, as well as our full list of winners.

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Celebrating our Volunteers

Volunteers from across the country come together to organise and execute all of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year events.

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Season 56: Register Now

Registrations are now open to compete in the 56th season of FMG Young Farmer of the Year. Click below to learn more.

Learn More

Contest History

Since Contest's inception in 1969, we have seen many Young Farmers from across the food and fibre sector battle it out for the title of 'Young Farmer of the Year'. View the previous year's results, as well as our full list of winners.

Learn More

Celebrating our Volunteers

Volunteers from across the country come together to organise and execute all of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year events.

Learn More
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