20 May 2013

Persistence pays off for Young Farmer contestant

9:20 am on 20 May 2013

Persistence has paid off for the winner of this year's Young Farmer contest.

Tim van de Molen, representing the Waikato-Bay of Plenty region took the title after two days of intensive competition between the seven regional winners in Auckland.

Mr van de Molen, an ANZ bank agri-manager and farm owner from Hamilton, was runner up in the 2011 Grand Final.