Today, International Day of Rural Women, is all about empowering rural women - our reason for being. Our Founder/ED Lindy Nelson shares the AWDT story internationally in this BBC interview on her visit to Scotland, alongside Joyce Campbell, Co-Chair of the Scottish Government's Women in Agriculture Taskforce. Listen to the interview here from the 2-minute mark www.bbc.co.uk/radio/play/m0000pws... See MoreSee Less
Great to see two of our strategic partners Ravensdown and FMG in the mix here. Ravensdown agri manager Alex Knowles (centre) taking part in the competition. More connections with one of our grads Rebecca Brown, leading as new Chair of FMG Young Farmer of the Year. Good luck to all involved.We had a great day with our first FMG Young Farmer of the Year district contest today in Kirwee. Congratulations to our newest regional finalists, Jonny Brown, Alex Knowles and Martin Bates! Thanks to all the organisers, judges and volunteers, you put on an awesome day! We look forward to seeing who will join you from the other districts! ... See MoreSee Less
Thanks team. If it wasn't for being part of AWDT and learning more about myself and my own abilities, I wouldn't be able to be part of this amazing contest. Looking forward to hopefully working alongside you all at some point. The FMG Young Farmer of the Year Contest District Finals are off to a great start, it's not to late for those under 31 years old to enter or give it a go.
We have an amazing opportunity for the right person to lead AWDT into the future as General Manager with the Board of Trustees, including our Founder Lindy Nelson. The role will report directly to the Chair of the Board of Trustees. Further details can be found at the link below. Applications close 5pm on Friday 26 October. #supportedgrowth #creatingpositivechange #keepingitreal ... See MoreSee Less
Have a listen to Rebekah Kelly, Waiau farmer and Understanding Your Farming Business graduate, talking with Rural Exchange about how the programme set her up to take a more strategic role in her family farming business including the financial management (she nails those tricky questions!). Register for this Red Meat NZ funded programme at www.awdt.org.nz/programmes... See MoreSee Less
Wonderful to see our Patron and Chair recognised for her lifelong contribution to business at the inaugural #WairarapaAwardsSPECIAL CONTRIBUTION TO WAIRARAPA BUSINESS || Congratulations to Mavis Mullins for her award for her life-long contribution to Wairarapa Business. #WairarapaAwards. ... See MoreSee Less