OPINION: If you want to see a role model (or two), just look at NZ Dairy Industry Awards winners Damian and Jane Roper.
Northland sharemilkers Colin and Isabella Beazley won the 2019 New Zealand Share Farmers of the Year on Saturday night at the NZ Dairy Industry Awards.
Runners-up for the Canterbury/North Otago Sharemilker of the Year title are Shaun and Andrea Wise, who contract milk 590 cows for Dairy Holdings on a 134ha Rangitata Island property.
The winners of the 2019 Southland-Otago Dairy Industry Awards Share Farmer of the Year competition believe strong relationships and networks are the key to their successful business.
The Share Farmer of the Year in the 2019 Canterbury/North Otago Dairy Industry Awards says he aims to look after his people, pasture, cows and environment.
A Hokitika couple have won Share Farmer of the Year in the 2019 West Coast-Top of the South Dairy Industry Awards.
Public speaking, feed budgeting, interviews, farm finances and explaining goals are among the many things entrants in the NZ Dairy Industry Awards learn, says the awards executive chair Rachel Baker.