Posts tagged "New Zealand Young Farmers"

Lots of challenges for chief executive

[7 June/Rural Life] New Zealand Young Farmers Chief Executive, Terry Copeland, is set to take over as Federated Farmers’ new boss next month and admitted dealing with the ongoing impact of Mycoplasma bovis would be difficult. He said he was looking forward to his new challenge. He added he had a real passion for mental...

New partnership will inject $146,000 into TeenAg programme

 [10 March/ Stuff] Youth Minister Nikki Kaye announced a $50,000 Government contribution to a New Zealand Young Farmers agriculture sector youth programme, TeenAg. A further $96,000 in cash and in-kind support has been provided by partners including Red Meat Profit Partnership, DairyNZ and the Transforming the Dairy Value Chain programme, Lincoln University and Southfuels &...

New chairman for Young Farmers

[31 August/ Radio NZ Rural] ANZCO Sales and Marketing Executive, Jason Te Brake has been elected as the new chairman for New Zealand Young Farmers, taking over from Cole Groves who stepped down after two years in the role. Mr Te Brake said the next five years will be vital for the organisation, and added...

Free haircuts spur agri career hopefuls

[27 March/ Business Day: NZ Farmer] At the recent Central Districts Field Days, students were encouraged to talk to career champions about the agricultural industry and received a new haircut if they did. Young Farmers and NZ Farmer teamed up to launch the ‘Get Ahead’ initiative aimed to get more young people, especially in urban...

Young Farmers name new chief exec

 [5 September/ Rural News Group] Terry Copeland will take the seat as Chief Executive of New Zealand Young Farmers from October 1 this year. Mr Copeland will move from Treasury Wine Estates, the second largest wine company globally where he has been leading the export strategy and the supply chain team for four years. The...