Contest series

FMG Young Farmer of the Year

The FMG Young Farmer of the Year is the flagship event for NZ Young Farmers and showcases the level of skill and knowledge of young people in the food and fibre sector.
Auckland Young Farmers member and our FMG Young Farmer of the Year for Season 54 is Tim Dangen.
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District Contests

  • 16 District Contests around NZ between October and December
  • Winners of each move to Regional Finals
Starting February 2023

Regional Finals

  • Seven Regional Finals, running February to April
  • Winners of each move to the Grand Final
July 2023

Grand Final

  • Three-day competition, 6-8 July 2023
  • Seven Regional Finalists battle it out for FMG Young Farmer of the Year
About the Contest Series

Showcasing the talent of young farmers

FMG Young Farmer of the Year is a chance for NZ Young Farmers members to challenge themselves, have a bit of fun and show their fellow Club members what they’re made of.

  • Members from across our community come together to support one another and get involved in a new challenge.
  • Members are encouraged to get involved in whatever way they can. Whether they want to compete and become the next winner, or convene their local event.

Principal Sponsor

Competing in FMG Young Farmer of the Year

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Learn about the industry

The Contest series is supported by a family of sponsors who are leaders in the industry. They each have different involvement in the sector and can offer a range of insights.

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Get amongst it!

Why not get amongst a new challenge, and have some fun?

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Great prizes

There is an amazing prize pool for FMG Young Farmer of the Year, with both cash and products up for grabs.

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Contest Series Sponsors 2022

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Stacey McLean

Bay of Islands (Waipapa)

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Bay of Islands (Waipapa)

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