Farm manager finalist named
After a preliminary round of judging, finalists in the 2011 Waikato Dairy Industry Awards incorporating the Sharemilker/ Equity Farmer of the Year, Farm Manager of the Year and Dairy Trainee of the Year contests have been announced.
Matamata farmer Andrew Bouton has been named as a farm manager finalist.
Regional convenor Brooke Littin said judges’ feedback had been very positive.
‘‘Judges say we’ve got a very high calibre of entrants, making it a challenging job selecting those to go through to a final round of judging. This will make for an exciting evening when the winners are announced in March.’’
Winners will be announced at the Waikato Dairy Industry Awards dinner on March 11 at Bledisloe Hall, Mystery Creek. Tickets are $80 and can be purchased from Brooke Littin 07 883 6040 or Rachel Baker 07 871 9374.