Viewing entries posted in November 2016

Strong field into the Otago/Southland Regional Final of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by Nadine Porter on 30 November 2016 | Comments

The heat is on in the Otago Southland Regional Final of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year in what is shaping up to be the toughest competition nation-wide. 

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Females challenging hard for Northern FMG Young Farmer of the Year title

Posted by Nadine Porter on 29 November 2016 | Comments

Two females are in hot contention to make the Grand Final of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year after winning a place into the Northern Regional Final. 

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Killer line-up for Aorangi Regional Final of FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by Nadine Porter on 29 November 2016 | Comments

It's one heck of a road to make the Grand Final of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year if you come from the Aorangi region this year.

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Tight at the top for Waikato/Bay of Plenty FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by Nadine Porter on 29 November 2016 | Comments

The Regional Final of the Waikato/Bay of Plenty FMG Young Farmer of the Year is wide open this year with an Irishman, an accountant and a third generation dairy farmer in the running to make the Grand Final. 

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FMG Young Farmer of the Year title could be heading South

Posted by Nadine Porter on 13 November 2016 | Comments

It looks like a Southerner will be in line to win the FMG Young Farmer of the Year next year following commanding performances from two experienced contenders in the Southern District Contest and Skills Day in the weekend. 

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Geography farm field trip leads city lad to Regional Final of FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by on 9 November 2016 | Comments

If it wasn't for a geography trip at school, Upper Hutt lad Michael McCombs would not be farming and would not have just qualified for the Taranaki/Manawatu Regional Final of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year. 

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Tight battle to represent Wairarapa at FMG Young Farmer of the Year Regional Final

Posted by Nadine Porter on 9 November 2016 | Comments

It is expected to be a hotly contested East Coast Regional Final of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year following a tight battle in the Wairarapa District Contest and Skills Day. 

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Diverse bunch through to the Northern regional final of FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by on 8 November 2016 | Comments

A townie, a Frenchman, a female working for past Grand Finalists and a dairy farmer are the top four Upper Northern winners of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year District Contest and Skills Days. 

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Hinds Young Farmer wins Mid Canterbury FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Posted by Nadine Porter on 8 November 2016 | Comments

Hinds may have a new agricultural hero if dark horse Cameron Black makes good on early form when he competes at the Aorangi Regional Final for the FMG Young Farmer of the Year. 

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Timaru contestants hot favourites to make FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final

Posted by Nadine Porter on 8 November 2016 | Comments

A Timaru contestant looks set to be heading for the Grand Final of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year following a dominant showing in the District Contest and Skills Day during the weekend. 

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