FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final moving to online platforms this year

Posted by Nadine Porter on 21 June 2017 | Comments

For the first time in the history of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year, the Grand Final will be available on multiple online platforms in a move away from screening on television.

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Female could make history at FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by Nadine Porter on 12 June 2017 | Comments

In three weeks, New Zealand will have a new FMG Young Farmer of the Year and for the first time in the 49-year-history of the Contest it could well be a female from the city taking the title home. 

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James Lawn ecstatic to be named the Winner of the Taranaki/Manawatu Regional Final

Posted by on 26 April 2017 | Comments

Taranaki Dairy Farmer James Lawn isn’t often lost for words, but tonight was speechless in being named the Taranaki/Manawatu Regional Finalist for the FMG Young Farmer of the Year, after a nail-biting competition in Hawera.

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‘Best’ Wins East Coast Regional FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by on 3 April 2017 | Comments

Technical Field Officer, Hamish Best felt honored to win the East Coast Regional FMG Young Farmer of the Year, after a commanding performance which saw him convincingly take the title in Waipukurau on Saturday.

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Richard French wins Waikato/Bay of Plenty Regional FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by on 27 March 2017 | Comments

Reporoa Sheep and Beef Farmer Richard French was delighted to be named the Waikato/ Bay of Plenty Regional FMG Young Farmer of the Year after a fiercely fought battle alongside tough competition in Te Awamutu on Saturday.

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Lisa Kendall Wins Northern Regional FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by on 20 March 2017 | Comments

Agribusiness owner Lisa Kendall was last night named the Northern Regional Finalist for the FMG Young Farmer of the Year, making her only the fourth female to ever make it to the Grand Final. Only in her first Regional Final Lisa was extremely modest in her win, describing it as ‘a real surprise’.

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Andrew Wiffen ‘Stoked’ to be the Tasman Regional FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by on 14 March 2017 | Comments

West Coast dairy farmer Andrew Wiffen had to take time to let it sink in as he was named Tasman Regional Final FMG Young Farmer of the Year after a solid overall performance across all Challenges that saw him take out a tough contest on the West Coast.  

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Childhood dream realised for South Otago farmer

Posted by Nadine Porter on 18 February 2017 | Comments

The childhood dream of South Otago farmer Nigel Woodhead came true on Saturday night when he won the right to represent Otago/Southland as a Grand Finalist at this year’s 2017 FMG Young Farmer of the Year.

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