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Kidd takes crown

David Kidd was crowned ANZ Young Farmer champion in Christchurch on Saturday. “It’s still all sinking in, but it feels absolutely fantastic,” Kidd said. In the 46 years of the contest’s history, Kidd is the first Northern grand finalist to take the title. Winning could be in his blood because 30 years ago, when Kidd was just born, his father ... Read More »

Past winners – what did it do for your career?

Winning the prestigious Young Farmer contest gives you a 12-month window of opportunity – it’s how you leverage that opportunity that’s important, according to 1995 winner Warwick Catto. Warwick is the Research and Development Manager at Ballance Agri-Nutrients. “You get lots of speaking opportunities. For me, in terms of my career, by winning it you have some reputational enhancement, but ... Read More »

Kiwis in world farming master class

Six young New Zealand farmers have been invited to join a group of 40 emerging farm leaders from around the world at the first Rabobank Young Farmers Master Class. The gathering in the Netherlands this week brought together forward-thinking young primary producers from a range of countries who had been identified as the next generation of agricultural leaders, Rabobank NZ ... Read More »

Rosie Todhunter – Get Ahead Project Leader

Name – Rosie Todhunter Age – 29 Qualification(s) – Bachelor of Teaching and Learning Job Possibilities – Anything in event management or people capability Employer – New Zealand Young Farmers Pay Range for first two years – $50,000+ Pay Range, 3-5 years – $60,000+ What I like about this job – I love the flexibility and variability of my job. I am often out of the office running ... Read More »