50 YEARS YOUNG: A HISTORY OF THE YOUNG FARMER OF THE YEAR

50 YEARS YOUNG: A HISTORY OF THE YOUNG FARMER OF THE YEAR

KATE TAYLOR

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For 50 years the New Zealand Young Farmer of the Year awards have tested the mettle of New Zealand men and women as they go to head to head in a challenging competition that tests a range of farming and agribusiness skills. This warm-hearted book tells that history, beginning with the first regional final in 1969, broadcast live from a hall at Lincoln College, and with a bemused sheep on the stage. These days 300 contestants sign up each year to demonstrate their skills at everything from fencing to accounting.

This book tells the story of a unique event that draws on the traditions of heartland New Zealand.

ISBN: 9780995102941
Imprint: Massey University Press
Publication Date: 11 February 2019
Dimensions: 197mm x 257mm
Weight: 1200g
No. Of Pages: 288


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