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2012 Young Farmer Contest Grand Final - Technical Day

2012 Young Farmer Contest Grand Final - Technical Day

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  • Thu 24 May ’12, 8:00am – 4:00pm


AgResearch Invermay, 159-183 Puddle Alley, Mosgiel, Dunedin


All Ages

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  • Free Admission

The National Bank Young Farmer Contest is New Zealand's ultimate rural challenge inspiring excellence, showcasing innovation and growing human capabilities.

The Technical Day is free for the public to attend.

The contestants will start the day at 7am. During the course of the Technical Challenge Day, the contestants will complete the AGMARDT Agri-business Challenge and the Lincoln University Agri-growth Challenge. These demanding challenges finish at 4:00 pm.

AGMARDT Agri-business Challenge
The AGMARDT Agri-business Challenge requires the contestants to present their findings from their Market Innovation Project (which they have completed prior to the Grand Final week) to a panel of three judges. They will also have to complete a Strategic Business Plan including technical agricultural and financial papers.

Lincoln University Agri-growth Challenge
The Lincoln University Agri-growth Challenge will test the Grand Finalists on their communication skills. Each contestant will be questioned by a panel of three judges in the Interview section and they will be put through their paces in a Human Resource Challenge.

New Zealand Young Farmers' National Fencing and Stock Judging Competitions will also take place at the Technical Day.

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