James Robertson is the 51st FMG Young Farmer of the Year.
. . . The 22-year-old is the youngest contestant ever to win the grand final. . .
He’s proof you don’t have to milk cows to have a career in New Zealand’s multi-billion dollar dairy sector.
“The opportunities in the agri-food sector are endless, even if you live in the city. You just have to be passionate,” he said. . .
He also took out the FMG People’s Choice Award, winning $1000 for his Auckland Young Farmers club.
Central Hawke’s Bay technical field representative Joseph Watts, 28, was runnerup while Waikato vet Emma Dangen, 24, came third. .
You can read more about James here.