Maddy Hampton

Job: Animal & Plant Scientist     Area: Tasman

Maddy is currently in her first year at Lincoln University, studying a Bachelor of Agricultural Science Degree. 

NZ Young Farmers Involvement:

Maddy completed the In2 the Field Programme in 2012, spending a day with LIC agent Millie Vlockman. She was a volunteer at the 2013 Get Ahead Career Experience Day, and a judge for the 2013 Aorangi Regional Finals of TeenAg and AgriKidsNZ. She is currently a member of the Lincoln Young Farmers Club. 

"My involvement in the NZ Young Farmers programmes has made me more interested in the animal side of Agriculture. I would love a job that's involved in or around Young Farmers."

The Plan:
At the moment the plan is just for Maddy to complete her Bachelor of Agricultural Science Degree with a Major in Animal Science and a Minor in Plant Science.

Influence's/Role Models:
The greatest influence on Maddy's career decision to date was the Lincoln University Open Day. 

Hobbies:
Skiing, horse riding, and hockey.

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"I want to help farmers, not just in New Zealand but all around the world, by spreading the knowledge that I will learn with my Degree. To make farming more sustainable environmentally for everyone."

How did I get here:

School - NCEA: Year 13 subjects: Statistics and Modelling, Biology, Geography, Hospitality and History

University: Studying Bachelor of Agricultural Science at Lincoln University taking the following papers: Plant Science, Animal Science, Ecology and Economics