Viewing entries posted in July 2016

NZ Young Farmers launch campaign to increase ratings for FMG Young Farmer of the Year this Sunday to get it back on prime time television

Posted by on 14 July 2016 | Comments

A campaign has been launched by NZ Young Farmers to all of rural New Zealand to tune in to the FMG Young Farmer of the Year this Sunday to show through ratings the importance of showcasing agriculture on New Zealand television. 

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Mid Canterbury dairy farm manager wins the 48th FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by on 10 July 2016 | Comments

Mid Canterbury Farmer Athol New has tonight been named the 48th FMG Young Farmer of the Year – after performing strongly across all sections of the country’s preeminent rural contest.

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Finalists find it tough going on first day of FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by on 7 July 2016 | Comments

It was tough, mind grinding and mentally challenging on day one of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year with contestants asked to complete a number of technical challenges.

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NZ Young Farmers CEO defends decision to screen FMG Young Farmer Contest a week later 

Posted by on 7 July 2016 | Comments

The CEO of New Zealand Young Farmers is defending TVNZ's decision to screen the FMG Young Farmer of the Year a week later following criticism from a leading agricultural broadcaster. 

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