Federated Farmers partners with NZ Young Farmers to offer free memberships

Posted by Erin Speedy on 9 November 2021 | Comments

New Zealand Young Farmers (NZYF) is excited to announce Federated Farmers has jumped on board as a benefit partner to offer a complimentary NZYF Federated Farmers Membership, exclusive to its members.  

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Wellington Young Farmers to showcase sustainable innovation

Posted by Erin Speedy on 20 October 2021 | Comments

How could technology and practices solve some of the biggest environmental challenges currently facing New Zealand’s agricultural sector?

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Young Farmers' launch new Club on West Coast

Posted by Erin Speedy on 19 October 2021 | Comments

Networking, events, working bees, and socialising are back on the calendar for Young Farmers on the West Coast.

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Donald's Farm helps encourage youth into the industry

Posted by on 9 September 2021 | Comments

Ellen Paterson grew up and studied in Auckland and her first (and only) experience with agriculture growing up was when her late uncle took her to feed out to the cows on a neighbouring property.

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Kent Weir elected new chair of the NZ Young Farmers Board

Posted by on 6 September 2021 | Comments

Kent Weir will now take over the reins of NZ Young Farmers Board Chair.

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FMG Young Farmer of the Year kicks off for season 54

Posted by on 2 September 2021 | Comments

The coveted FMG Young Farmer of the Year 2022 contest will be kicking off with a roar on the 9th of October 2021 for season 54’s first qualifying rounds.

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James (Jimmy) Robertson, NZYF Member Elected Board Member 2021

Posted by on 26 July 2021 | Comments

When it comes to success in the Food & Fibre sector this young man’s name is well known. From the day he burst onto the scene as a TeenAg (now FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year) contestant, to becoming the youngest ever winner of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year contest, and now to his successful election on the NZYF Board, you can’t help but think this young man is just getting started.

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Samantha (Sammy) Bills, NZYF Member Elected Board Member 2021

Posted by on 26 July 2021 | Comments

Growing up in the Horowhenua region on her parents dairy farm, Sammy experienced first hand what it was like to be part of the Food & Fibre sector. Although she didn’t pursue an agriculture degree at University, her understanding and love for the Food & Fibre sector has seen her law and commerce degree from the University of Otago put to good use. She is now practicing law in Whanganui with one of her focuses being on rural succession/transactions and she’s an active member of the Whanganui Young Farmers club.

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2021 NZYF Board Elections

Posted by on 26 July 2021 | Comments

If you’re a young New Zealander with a passion for the Food & Fibre industry and want to try your hand at Governance, then look no further than New Zealand Young Farmers (NZYF). An organisation full of opportunities for those under the age of 31, the chance to try your hand at governance, is ripe for the picking.

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2021 New Holland National Awards

Posted by on 7 July 2021 | Comments

Gathering for the first time since 2019, New Zealand Young Farmers members from all around the country came together in their Hoedown Blue Tartan themed event to celebrate success and achievement over the past year with their annual awards. 

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