Qualifying rounds begin for FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by on 23 September 2019 | Comments

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The first qualifying rounds for the next FMG Young Farmer of the Year kick off next week.

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Brazil beckons after Lincoln Young Farmers member receives Prime Minister’s Scholarship

Posted by on 19 September 2019 | Comments

Phoebe Topp is counting down the days until she embarks on an educational trip to learn about farming in Brazil.

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Palmerston North TeenAg student beats almost 50 others to land coveted cadetship

Posted by on 17 September 2019 | Comments

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A determined Palmerston North student has achieved a long-held goal of landing a cadetship in the food and fibre sector.

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Family-owned boutique milk business brings glass milk bottles back to Canterbury

Posted by on 13 September 2019 | Comments

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A new family-owned boutique milk business is set to bring the clink of glass milk bottles back to Canterbury streets.

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Taranaki school students to feature on television programme Country Calendar

Posted by on 10 September 2019 | Comments

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A national education programme inspiring students about opportunities in the food and fibre sector is set to feature on Country Calendar.

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Whanganui-born developer visits U.S. dairy farms as part of international award

Posted by on 10 September 2019 | Comments

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Samantha Tennent pulls on a yellow hi-vis vest before entering a barn the size of eight rugby fields.

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Hawke’s Bay shepherd seizes opportunities in the agri-food sector

Posted by on 29 August 2019 | Comments

Chris Hursthouse is proof you don’t have to grow up on a farm to be successful in the agri-food sector.

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Te Awamutu students learn about the role of robotics in the agri-food sector

Posted by on 28 August 2019 | Comments

A group of Waikato students is learning how robotics is being used to overhaul careers in the agri-food sector.

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Former Smedley Station cadet named inaugural MYF Rural Student of the Year

Posted by on 25 August 2019 | Comments

A former cadet at Smedley Station in Hawke’s Bay has been named the inaugural MYF Rural Student of the Year.

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TeenAg skills day in Feilding attracts large turnout

Posted by on 19 August 2019 | Comments

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Feilding has hosted an event testing the agricultural skills of high school students from across the lower North Island.

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