Competitions


Farmers Journal Know Your Ag Table Quiz

Closing Date: 18/Oct/2017

Final: 27/Oct/2017

Purpose: Young farmers need to continually update their knowledge ensure that they are successful farmers. This competition encourages members to explore and improve their agricultural knowledge. We also encourage members to read all publicly available agricultural literature and to further intensify the discussion of agricultural issues by their county’s Young Farmers Discussion Group.

 

Rules

Team Size

Teams must consist of four members.

Entries

Two entries per county/region are allowed.

Eligibility

Team members must be 17 years of age or over and under 35 years of age on November 1.

Two members per team of each of the previous year's county/region representative teams are allowed to participate the following year.

National winners are ineligible to compete for two years.

Format

All stages of the table quiz competition consist of six rounds, each having 10 questions under the following categories:

Dairying

Drystock

Grassland and tillage

Competitions

Farm management (including taxation and farm grants)

Agricultural policy

Machinery and safety

Rural development

General

Note: ICT is not permitted while competing in this competition. If a competitor is found to have such equipment on their person while the competition is in progress then the team will be disqualified.

Results

The team with the highest score is the winner. In the event of a tie, extra rounds of five questions will be asked of the tied teams to determine the winner.