*Please attribute the below statement to NZ Young Farmers CEO, Lynda Coppersmith in regards to Covid-19 and FMG Young Farmer of the Year contest.*
*A duo from Napier Boys’ High School have taken out the title for East Coast FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year.*
*History has repeated itself at the FMG Young Farmer of the Year East Coast Regional Final, with Joseph Watts taking out the title.*
*James Lawn has been named as the Taranaki Manawatu FMG Young Farmer of the Year and third Grand Finalist for the 2020 season.*
*Waitomo sheep and beef farmer Mitchel Hoare has been named Waikato Bay of Plenty FMG Young Farmer of the Year.*
*Two cousins from Okaihau College, Nick, 15, and Zoe Harrison, 17, have been named as the Northern FMG Junior Young Farmers of the Year for 2020.*
*Kamo Intermediate proved too hard to beat in the AgriKids competition held at the Paparoa A&P Show on Saturday.*
A mother to be has been named as the Northern FMG Young Farmer of the Year, while a new mum came in third place.
Two former FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Finalists are set to go head to head at the Northern Regional Final.
A former FMG Young Farmer of the Year has been a vital part of creating the new vision for the Agriculture, Food and Fibre Sector.