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Ambassadors happy to knuckle down at home

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 10:13 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

Taranaki farmers Peter and Nicola Carver are pleased to be back on their farm after a trip to Wellington as the National Ambassadors for Sustainable Farming. More >>

Farm Environment Trust Adds More Talent To Board

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 11:58 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

Simon Stokes, Michael Jamieson and Jon Lee were officially welcomed to the NZFE board at the Trust’s annual meeting on October 31. More >>

Ballance Farm Environment Awards Highlight Good Work

Monday, 15 August 2016, 12:31 pm | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

Entering the Auckland Ballance Farm Environment Awards gave Patumahoe dairy farmers Brian and Pirkko Gallagher a chance to showcase some of the good work they’d been doing on their farm. More >>

Recipients of the Gordon Stephenson Trophy

Monday, 27 June 2016, 10:22 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

Richard and Dianne clearly share a deep passion for their family’s show piece farm on the edge of Auckland city. Their beef breeding and sheep breeding and finishing operation runs 4820 stock units on 331ha (effective) with a pine woodlot established ... More >>

Farm Environment Trophy Awarded To Helensville Couple

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 10:38 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

Auckland farmers Richard and Dianne Kidd are the National Winners of the 2016 Ballance Farm Environment Awards. More >>

Intensive Beef Farmers Win Supreme

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 10:23 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

Taipa sheep and beef farmers Dennis and Rachelle O’Callaghan have been named Supreme winners of the 2016 Northland Ballance Farm Environment Awards. More >>

First-Time Entrants Enjoy Farm Environment Competition

Monday, 21 September 2015, 10:36 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

It took West Otago farmers Richard and Kerry France about eight years to enter the Ballance Farm Environment Awards (BFEA) but they finally gave it a go last year. More >>

Farmers Encouraged To Enter Farm Environment Awards

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 8:25 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

Entries have opened for the 2016 Auckland Ballance Farm Environment Awards and organisers have high hopes the region’s first year in the prestigious competition will be a huge success. More >>

Recipients of the Gordon Stephenson Trophy

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 7:41 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

John and Catherine own 1240ha Highlands Station – a productive and well-maintained hill-country farm south of Rotorua. Sitting within the Lake Tarawera and Rotokakahi catchments, the farm’s distinctive contour was shaped by volcanic activity which ... More >>

Wellington Gets Set For Big Farm Environment Celebration

Friday, 5 June 2015, 9:46 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

Wellington Gets Set For Big Farm Environment Celebration This year its Wellington’s turn to host New Zealand Farm Environment Trust’s annual Sustainability Showcase – a premier event on the national farming calendar. More >>

Top Farmers Recognised

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 9:39 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

The 2015 Ballance Farm Environment Awards have produced another exceptional line-up of Supreme winners. More >>

Innovative Dairy Farming Couple Wins Supreme in Northland

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 11:53 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

Pakotai dairy farmers Rachel and Greig Alexander are the Supreme winners of the 2015 Northland Ballance Farm Environment Awards (BFEA). More >>

Farm Environment Trust’s Annual Meeting Marks Highs and Lows

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 1:31 pm | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

The New Zealand Farm Environment (NZFE) Trust has celebrated another successful year for the Trust and its flagship enterprise, the Ballance Farm Environment Awards. More >>

No Room for Complacency in Farm Environment Trust’s Plans

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 12:52 pm | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

The New Zealand Farm Environment (NZFE) Trust is gearing up for another big year as it strives to help farmers face the challenges of the future. NZFE recently released its annual report, which is available from the Trust’s website at www.nzfeatrust.org.nz More >>

Report On Challenges of Marketing Kiwi Produce in Asia

Wednesday, 3 July 2013, 11:43 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

A farmer-written report that explores the marketing of New Zealand primary produce in Korea, Taiwan and China is “recommended reading” for all sheep, beef and dairy farmers, says Alistair Polson, chair of the New Zealand Farm Environment Trust. More >>

New Head of Farm Environment Trust Ready for Challenge

Wednesday, 31 October 2012, 10:52 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

Well-known Wanganui farmer Alistair Polson has been elected chairperson of the New Zealand Farm Environment Trust. More >>

Nutrient Use Rewarded In Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Monday, 20 August 2012, 11:33 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

Former fertiliser consultant Jim Galloway takes a scientific approach to the application of nutrients on his Nireaha dairy farm, west of Eketahuna. Jim and his wife Lynette bought the farm in 2006 and are milking about 170 cows this season on a milking platform ... More >>

2013 Ballance Awards New Category Energy Efficient Farming

Monday, 6 August 2012, 10:49 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

Monday, 6th August 2012 The 2013 Ballance Farm Environment Awards will feature a new category award that rewards energy-efficient farming. More >>

Award-Winning Kiwi Farmers Take Message Offshore

Monday, 7 May 2012, 9:30 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

Farm Visit, Kenilworth, Birmingham, UK. Left to right: Bernie Weller, Henry/farmer, Dawn/Natural England, Gran Weller, Chris/Eblex, Dave Harrison, Beef and Lamb, Europe. More >>

Farm Environment Trophy-Winners Fly Flag for NZ Farming

Tuesday, 20 March 2012, 8:43 am | New Zealand Farm Environment Trust

An industry-backed trip to Europe will provide an award-winning farming couple with an opportunity to showcase New Zealand’s stance on agricultural sustainability. More >>

 

 

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