WHAT SORT OF FARMING WERE/ARE YOU INVOLVED IN?
We have been mainly involved with sheep and beef farming, concentrating on producing quality mid micron wool for niche markets and sought after store lambs from high fertility sheep.
Stud breeding was an added activity and was instrumental in breeding the successful commercial flock. played in the development history of this great country.
I am proud of the contribution that agriculture has made to the prosperity that all New Zealanders have the opportunity to enjoy.
I am proud of farmers’ contribution to building and maintaining our strong rural communities and our social infrastructure.
I am currently very proud of farmers’ determination to work toward correcting any unintended environmental damage that occurred over the last century and a half while farming was develop- ing to provide this new nation its lifeblood, and while we are successfully achieving that, proud that we continue to earn a large share of our countries prosperity. tal productivity and quality gains through stock breeding improvements, and continual pasture species trials, evaluation, and management.