The winners of the 2019 Southland-Otago Dairy Industry Awards Share Farmer of the Year competition believe strong relationships and networks are key to their successful business.
For innovation in dairy farming to effectively improve dairy farming practices for the future, there must be collaboration between the private and public sectors to achieve this.
Experience, says John Scandrett with dry humour, is what you get just after you really need it.
Leading the country, a Southland dairy farm is turning methane gas from its effluent pond into electricity
Southland farmers are major environmental winners, taking home the big prize of the night at awards honouring community efforts.
A farm near Isla Bank has become the first in Southland to generate onsite electricity and reliable power from the methane stored in the farm’s effluent point.
Environmentally sustainable farming is just the smart way to do things.
Wayne likes to push himself outside his comfort zone and was thrilled to win the 2016 Southland-Otago Dairy Manager of the Year Award in Gore recently.
Isla Bank manger Wayne Ashmore, became the 2016 Southland-Otago Dairy Manager of the Year.
Five finalists have been selected for Dairy Manager of the Year including Fortuna Group managers Wayne Ashmore and Dante Calamayan