Congratulations to our two local dairy farmers who are now finalists in the regional Ballance Bay of Plenty Farm Environment Awards.
Shane and June Birchall, Daniel Birchall and Megan Schutt
Waionehu Farm Limited, Rotorua (Dairy)
Mark and Sophie Dibley, David and Jenny Ingram
Dibley Farms Limited, Rotorua (Dairy)
All entrants go through a judging process which considers the entire environment that your farm operates within, with particular consideration to:
The awards dinner will be held at the ASB Baypark Stadium, Mt Maunganui on 26 February 2016. Tickets are available online at www.bfea.org.nz for $ 75.00 (incl GST).
The other four finalists are:
Leighton Oats, Matt Nelson
BAYGOLD Limited, Te Puke (Kiwifruit)
Peter and Marnie Anstis
Anstis Orchards I and II, Opotiki (Kiwifruit)
Phillipa Wright and Stephen Kenna
KWKIWI Limited, Katikati (Kiwifruit)
Gary and Debra Rowlands
GDR Farm Limited, Whakatane (Dairy)