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50 Years Young: A History of the Young Farmer of the Year
 

50 Years Young: A History of the Young Farmer of the Year (Hardback)

By Taylor, Kate

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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 wit...h 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.
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ISBN 9780995102941
Published NZ 8 Feb 2019
Publisher Massey University Press
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780995102941
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Massey University Press
Imprint Massey University Press
Published 8 Feb 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Taylor, Kate
Category Agriculture & Farming
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 190mm
Height: 250mm
Dewey Code 630.7993
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Young Farmer of the Year Competition - History, Agriculture - Competitions - History - New Zealand
NBS Text Agriculture & Farming
ONIX Text General/trade

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