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Showcase Comes to Southland

Friday, 5 May 2017, 10:37 am | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Southland is hosting the National Sustainability Showcase of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards for the first time at the end of this month. Up to 400 people will be attending a gala dinner at the Ascot Park Hotel in Invercargill on Wednesday May 31. Tickets ... More >>

Community given chance to visit an award winning family farm

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 4:08 pm | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Members of the public are being offered the opportunity to visit an award winning farm at a field day near Motunau on Thursday, 4 May. More >>

Exceptional example of dryland farming wins out

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 10:37 am | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Masterton farmers Nathan and Kate Williams have won the Greater Wellington Ballance Farm Environment Awards. More >>

Napier farmer wins East Coast Farm Environment Awards

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 10:20 am | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Trees have been grown on Maraetara by five generations of the Holt family and Philip Holt is still planting. The Napier farmer was named the supreme winner at the East Coast Ballance Farm Environment Awards at the Bushmere Arms in Gisborne on Wednesday ... More >>

Ballance Environment Awards Provide Worthwhile Challenge

Friday, 9 September 2016, 9:26 am | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Entering the Taranaki Ballance Farm Environment Awards was a great challenge for Opunake dairy farmers Kenneth and Rachel Short. More >>

Strong line-up of judges for farm environment awards

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 10:40 am | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

The New Zealand Farm Environment Trust has assembled a strong line-up of judges to decide the next recipients of the esteemed Gordon Stephenson trophy. More >>

Farm Environment Competition Produces Great Crop Of Winners

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 9:12 am | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

The 2016 Ballance Farm Environment Awards have delivered an outstanding line-up of Supreme winners from the eleven regions participating in the prestigious competition. More >>

Peninsula Farmers Win Supreme Title

Saturday, 16 April 2016, 2:07 pm | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Portobello sheep and beef farmers Brendon and Paula Cross have been named Supreme winners of the 2016 Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards. More >>

Committed Farm Owner-Sharemilker Team Takes Home Top Title

Friday, 18 March 2016, 9:53 am | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Nukumaru dairy farm owners David and Adrienne Hopkins and sharemilkers Ben and Belinda Price are Supreme winners of the 2016 Horizons Ballance Farm Environment Awards. More >>

Progressive Kiwifruit Business Wins Award

Saturday, 27 February 2016, 2:35 pm | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

BAYGOLD Limited, a large-scale kiwifruit operation, has taken out the Supreme title in the 2016 Bay of Plenty Ballance Farm Environment Awards. More >>

Hastings Orchardists Claim Top Title in East Coast Awards

Friday, 26 February 2016, 8:49 am | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Resilient, innovative and hard-working growers Graham and Marian Hirst are Supreme winners of the 2016 East Coast Ballance Farm Environment Awards. More >>

2016 Northland Ballance Farm Environment Award Finalists

Monday, 15 February 2016, 11:52 am | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Tickets are now on sale for the prestigious Northland Ballance Farm Environment Awards dinner being held on Wednesday 16th March 2016 at the Copthorne Hotel and Resort, Bay of Islands Paihia. More >>

More to Farm Environment Competition Than Winning

Friday, 9 October 2015, 10:12 am | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Allan and Leeann Woodrow are glad they entered last year’s Southland Ballance Farm Environment Awards. More >>

Industry-Leading Orchardists Win Supreme in Ballance Awards

Friday, 24 April 2015, 9:24 am | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Matamata horticulturists Frans and Tineke de Jong, their son Talbert de Jong and his partner Emily Meese are Supreme winners of the 2015 Waikato Ballance Farm Environment Awards (BFEA). More >>

Former Winner Judges Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 10:47 am | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

King Country farmer Andrea Hanna has been appointed National Judging Co-ordinator for the Ballance Farm Environment Awards (BFEA). Andrea has been a keen supporter of the Awards programme for over 15 years. More >>

Southlanders Promote Positive Dairying in Environment Awards

Friday, 10 October 2014, 1:44 pm | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Southland farmers Mark and Deborah Hamill entered the Ballance Farm Environment Awards because they wanted to tell a ‘good news story’ about dairy farming. More >>

Energy-Saving Endeavours Rewarded In Competition

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 3:17 pm | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

The switch to a gravity-feed water system has resulted in huge cost-savings for Otago farmers David and Sarah Smith, winners of an energy excellence award in the 2014 Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards. More >>

Awards Help Hort Newbies Climb Steep Learning Curve

Monday, 15 September 2014, 12:08 pm | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Horticultural newcomers Patrick and Rebecca Malley say entering the Northland Ballance Farm Environment Awards was a great way to build knowledge. More >>

Family/Corporate Venture Values Awards Experience

Friday, 15 August 2014, 11:38 am | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Entering the 2014 Horizons Ballance Farm Environment Awards helped Mark Chrystall and his partners benchmark the progress of their “hybrid” farming venture. More >>

Entering the 2015 Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 11:27 am | Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Entries are open for the 2015 Ballance Farm Environment Awards. The annual contest promotes sustainable land management and is organised by the New Zealand Farm Environment Trust. The competition is now operating in ten regions throughout the country – ... More >>

 

 

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