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Theres something special

It had always been Theresa Stewart’s dream to work on a remote station in Australia. Last year she got the chance. 

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New beef ambassador keen to pass on knowledge

Twenty-eight-year-old James Bryan is this year’s Beef + Lamb New Zealand beef industry ambassador at the Five Nations Beef Alliance conference and young leaders programme in the United States.

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Young shepherds take on the world

Two young Kiwi shepherds are going to France this week to take on the world's best in an international test of sheep farming skills.

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Showing off pays dividends

Canterbury woman Georgia Davies is urging young New Zealanders to get involved in A&P Shows after winning a Lady Diana Isaac Scholarship at last year’s Canterbury show.

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Agriculture student of the year a standout performer

Monique Mathis, a third-year bachelor of agricommerce student was crowned Massey University agriculture student of the year in Palmerston North last Friday.

Mathis, who grew up on a dairy farm at Tirau, South Waikato, also won the academic prize for having the best grade point average of all third-year students studying a bachelor of agriscience, bachelor of agricommerce and a bachelor of science, majoring in agricultural science.

'She is always ready to help her classmates with problems and is an enthusiastic member of Massey Young Farmers club, helping organise the ball and professional development functions for agriculture students.'

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WANTED: Young people with ideas of how to feed the planet.

New Zealand youth with a passion for agriculture, a social conscience, and an idea of how to feed a growing world population are wanted to attend a Global Youth Ag-Summit in Canberra in August 2015.

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Third time’s a charm for Young Auctioneer

PGG Wrightson auctioneer, Cam Bray proved that persistence pays off when he won the Heartland Bank Young Auctioneers Competition held during the Canterbury A&P Show recently.

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