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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.

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