Work has begun on Dave Ashby’s Fernside dairy farm.

New environmental management rules for the Canterbury Regional Council’s Waimakariri Zone will be tough for farmers, says the chairman of the Waimakariri zone committee, Dave Ashby.

 
 
Taranaki 2019 SFOTY Leah and Jacob Prankerd.

Taranaki Share Farmer of the Year winners Jacob and Leah Prankerd say entering the dairy industry awards gave them deeper understanding of their business and taught them to be proactive not reactive.

Northland ‘Tiller Talk’ farmers Don and Kirsten Watson took a leap into farm ownership in 2017-18, moving to South Head (Kaipara Harbour Edge). 

Owl Farm uses proven research and good practice and, importantly, encourages young people into the dairy industry.

One in five people interested in taking up dairy apprenticeships are from Auckland and one in three people placed in apprenticeships are women.

 

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