Monday, April 22, 2024

FMG Young Farmer


Last slot in Young Farmer finals secured

Last slot in Young Farmer finals secured

Farmers WeeklyApr 16, 2024
Caleb Eady to face six other finalists after being named Northland FMG Young Farmer of the Year.

Fitzherbert Young Farmer off to the final

Farmers WeeklyMar 18, 2024
Zayn Jones will represent Taranaki Manawatū at championship in July.

Darfield farmer off to Young Farmer finals

Farmers WeeklyMar 4, 2024
George Dodson takes Tasman trophy as regionals roll on.

Dog triallist hopes to round up finals berth

Farmers WeeklyFeb 26, 2024
Phoebe Smailes in the field for Tasman FMG Young Farmer of the Year regional competition.


Farmlet test clinches Young Farmer regional round

Farmlet test clinches Young Farmer regional round

Farmers WeeklyFeb 19, 2024
Gareth McKerchar of Pleasant Point is the Aorangi FMG Young Farmer headed for the finals.
First of the Young Farmer finalists through regionals

First of the Young Farmer finalists through regionals

Farmers WeeklyFeb 12, 2024
‘It was the perfect amount of suffering,’ says Zac Thomas of Mataura.
Young – and even younger – farmers start their engines

Young – and even younger – farmers start their engines

Farmers WeeklyFeb 7, 2024
Season 56 of the annual FMG Young Farmer of the Year competition begins February 9-10 in Dunedin.
Looking for NZ’s best young farmers

Looking for NZ’s best young farmers

Farmers WeeklyOct 19, 2023
Entries for next year’s FMG Young Farmer of the Year contest open.
Hamilton to host Young Farmer Grand Final

Hamilton to host Young Farmer Grand Final

Farmers WeeklySep 14, 2023
Seven national finalists will battle it out over three days for the prestigious title.
AgriKidsNZ Grand Champions share how team-building clinched win

AgriKidsNZ Grand Champions share how team-building clinched win

Annette ScottJul 19, 2023
The trio also scored highest in the Modules and the Agriquiz, taking three of the top awards at the Grand Final awards evening.
Another beacon for women in agriculture

Another beacon for women in agriculture

Bryan GibsonJul 13, 2023
This month Emma Poole became the first woman to be named Young Farmer of the Year.
It takes two as twins nab FMG Junior Young Farmers title

It takes two as twins nab FMG Junior Young Farmers title

Annette ScottJul 10, 2023
Far south comes up trumps after two days of challenges.
Poole makes a splash on the biggest stage

Poole makes a splash on the biggest stage

Annette ScottJul 10, 2023
Emma Poole breaks through the grass ceiling to win the FMG Young Farmer of the Year contest.
FMG Juniors showcase future of farming 

FMG Juniors showcase future of farming 

Guest writerJul 5, 2023
Regional Junior Young Farmers preparing for the big dance.
AgriKidsNZ getting ready to shine

AgriKidsNZ getting ready to shine

Guest writerJul 4, 2023
Contestants will be tested on their practical skills as well as general knowledge at the AgriKids NZ Grand Final.
Future vet stoked to make Grand Final of an ‘iconic event’

Future vet stoked to make Grand Final of an ‘iconic event’

Guest writerJul 3, 2023
A young veterinary student says winning the Taranaki Manawatū FMG Young Farmer of the Year was something he didn’t expect.
Farming under a mountain but aiming for the top

Farming under a mountain but aiming for the top

Guest writerJun 30, 2023
Waikato Bay of Plenty FMG Young Farmer of the Year gives credit to her upbringing for setting her up with the skills she has today.
Hot on the heels of big brother in Young Farmer finale

Hot on the heels of big brother in Young Farmer finale

Guest writerJun 29, 2023
Hailing from the West Coast, Nick O’Connor is representing the Tasman region as he battles it out with his brother.
Every opportunity matters when looking to do good in agriculture 

Every opportunity matters when looking to do good in agriculture 

Guest writerJun 28, 2023
One thing Southland’s FMG Young Farmer of the Year is keen to improve in the industry is how farmers talk about mental health and wellbeing.
Northern FMG Young Farmer a force to be reckoned with

Northern FMG Young Farmer a force to be reckoned with

Guest writerJun 27, 2023
"Whatever happens, I can be proud of the effort I’ve put in over the years. I’m going to go out knowing that I gave it my all."
Next generation ready to take its shot at Young Farmer title

Next generation ready to take its shot at Young Farmer title

Guest writerJun 26, 2023
Growing up on his family’s west coast dairy farm, Aorangi representative Peter O’Connor always knew he wanted to be a dairy farmer.
Overcoming cyclone mayhem for a win – and ready for another

Overcoming cyclone mayhem for a win – and ready for another

Guest writerJun 23, 2023
The cyclone may have put a spanner in the works, but a Hawke’s Bay sheep and beef farmer says it’s not going to stop him putting his best foot forward at the FMG Young Farmer Grand Final.
Young Farmers ready to give it their all at Grand Final

Young Farmers ready to give it their all at Grand Final

Gerald PiddockJun 23, 2023
Twenty-eight FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year competitors will also compete for a national title, along with 63 AgriKidsNZ competitors from across the country.