A total of 2450 cattle and deer herds across the central North Island have had their bovine tuberculosis (TB) movement control restrictions or testing requirements reduced.
It's been a tough year for the people of Christchurch, but proving that their plight is not forgotten, New Zealand Young Farmers recently made a donation to an organisation that has proved a great source of help to many after the earthquakes that changed the face of Christchurch.
Twenty-two young people from sheep producing countries around the world will be vying for top honours at the first-ever World Young Shepherds Challenge (also known as World Ovinpiades) in Oamaru early next month.
Young Farmers to grow mo's for Movember
New Zealand’s rural sector is the backbone of our economy, yet rural New Zealand as a place to live is in decline. Every day 50 new Aucklanders take up residence, but in the rest of the country we face declining populations and the reduced spending on infrastructure that follows. New Zealand has a rich and varied landscape, from ocean to lake, from mountain to plateau, yet for some reason we end up living in the city.
New NAIT mandatory tagging date has been announced as the 1st July 2012.
Five Nations Beef Alliance Conference and Young Ranchers Programme - Mexico, October 2011 Beef + Lamb New Zealand and New Zealand Young Farmers are pleased to announce that applications are now open for a unique and exciting agricultural scholarship.
The 2011 NZYF AGM Minutes are now available here[http://www.youngfarmers.co.nz/index.asp?pageID=2145862761]
Otago/Southland New Zealand Young Farmer Cath Lyall won the 2011 Young Rural Achiever Award at the Royal Agriculture Society (RAS) Annual Conference in Hamilton on 25 June 2011.
After a whole lot of preparation and many volunteer hours from the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Region, the New Zealand Young Farmers site has won the Jubilee Award at the NZ National Agricultural Fieldays in Mystery Creek.