There are three wings to Young Farmers. NZYF being the main one that I manage, there's AgriKids that Bron manages - a massive programme in primary schools based around the clubs model that works so well from Young Farmers (since 1927). AgriKids is really popular and has the coolest activities for kids to learn farming skills with fun contest days...
and the super, the famous, the
which the very on to it Roz manages.
The Contest is a huge deal starting with District Finals, then Regional Finals and then the Grand Final which is what you will have seen on TV (this year live on Channel 6 and delayed on TV1), this is the 2009 final in Palmerston North
This year is in
That's winter in Southland.. in Gore.
Did I tell you Swanndri is a sponsor?
Swanndri, please give me a jacket to wear in Gore.. in July.. in winter.. please.
The Contestants will be wearing theseglad I'm not them,
though they will have the considerable prize pool
to think about to keep them warm while they compete.