Grand Final journey underway

28 February 2023 | News

Mac Williams took out the Taranaki Manawatu qualifier over the weekend to claim the first spot in the 2023 FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final in Timaru from 6-8 July.

Alumnus Zayn Jones, who has a Diploma in Agriculture and a Diploma in Farm Management from Lincoln finished third.

His fellow alumnus Kurt Armstrong, a Bachelor of Agriculture graduate, also made the regional final.

Lincoln University is again sponsoring the competition to support the growth of young talent in the primary production sector, and staff continue to assist in the running of the competition, as well in as the junior sections.

Lincoln alumni have a proud record in the competition, especially in claiming Grand Final spots.

It's the start of a frenetic journey to the main event, with the Waikato Bay of Plenty regional competition to  be held in Morrinsville this weekend. Find out more here.

Main Image: From left, second-placed Brad Beatson, winner Mac Williams, and Zayn Jones, who finished in third.