Posted by: rivettingkatetaylor | June 30, 2011

Young Farmer Contest #2

The Technical Day is over at the historic Brancepeth Station near Masterton.

The boys’ brains will be hurting and they have a speech to go yet.

More later.

We’re off to the Speeches Dinner complete in fancy dress – True Colours – I’m in black and white!!

The magnificient seven - 2011 Grand Finalists outside the historic Brancepeth Station near Masterton

It was a big day behind the camera for rivettingkatetaylor. Trigger finger almost has RSI – popping in and out of the human resources challenge (unfair dismissal of an employee – great acting!), the interview (lovely to sit with one of the judges, Mavis Mullins, at dinner last night and reminisce about the old days of East Coast young farmers shearing and woolhandling albeit several decades apart) and the AGMARDT market innovation challenge presentations.

Please go to my rivettingkatetaylor flickr website to see more photos – here’s one of all seven at work on their computers at Brancepeth.

Hard at work on their computers at Brancepeth





  1. […] grand final is being held in Masterton. RivettingKate Taylor has progress reports here,  here and […]

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