Category Archives: Testimonials

Client Profile – Aberdeen Farm – Redfern Family

The Redfern Family have been in the district for the past 32 years. Richard, Erin and their two children Hugh and Penny together with Hamish, Lizzie and their three children Toby, Oscar and Archie are now the third generation to run Aberdeen Farm. Hamish and Richards mother Faye and her late husband Michael farmed the property up until a few

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Client Profile – Hutt View Farm – Roberts Family

Alistair and Coleen Roberts farm 384 ha near Pudding Hill, Methven. They have two daughters, Isabella who is 14 years old and Charlotte who is 12 years old. The Roberts run 900 cows through a 54 bale rotary cowshed. The farm is entirely dry land but is in a very high rainfall zone collecting over 1400 mm per annum on

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Client Profile – Whitford Park, Rudge Family

Michael and Georgina Rudge, son Tom and his wife Anjie own and operate a 704ha dry land arable farm at Lauriston. They grow vast areas of crops including wheat, barley, triticale, linseed, lucerne and grass. Rudges have opted for a “broad acre, minimum tillage” type system with their farm. They use modern equipment to get

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Client Profile – McIntosh Dairies

Lyndhurst dairy farming couple Ben and Cate McIntosh part own an irrigated dairy farm in partnership with Ben’s parents Ray and Jenny that they also 50/50 share milk. The farm supports 920 cows on a dairy platform area of 230ha, total area 244ha. The McIntosh family have lived in the area their whole lives. Ray

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Client Profile – Mark & Sarah Lock, Dryland Dairies Ltd

The Locks share-milk a 230ha family dairy farm on Pudding Hill Road near Methven. They also farm a leased 160 ha support block at Springfield near Thompsons Track. The dairy farm supports 600 cows and the run-off grazes 200 R2 heifers, 200 R1 heifers and 150 beef cattle. The leased run-off block is irrigated, where

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Client Profile – JF Ridge & Sons

The Ridge Family own and operate a 670ha arable and lamb finishing farm at Highbank near Methven. The farm is separated into three blocks, two of which are irrigated. They grow various crops including; grass seed, clover, cocksfoot, milling and feed wheat, malting and feed barley, linseed, potatoes, peas and brassicas to name a few.

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