Lincoln diploma study helps in competition and career

21 June 2022 | News

Receiving a scholarship during his studies at Lincoln University also secured a career for FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Finalist Tom Adkins.

While studying for his Diploma in Farm Management, a qualification that he says directly aided his run for the title, the former Lincoln University Young Farmers member was awarded a Lone Star Farms scholarship.

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The scholarship offers an opportunity to work for Lone Star Farms and also provides financial assistance. 

Since completing the diploma, Tom has spent the past two years working as a block manager, running 33,000 stock units on Caberfeidh Station, a 6000-hectare farm in Waimate's Hakataramea Valley.

Check out what he has to say about his time at Lincoln and don’t forget to vote for him in the People's Choice Awards.