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Cultivation & Drilling?

We are excited to add cultivation to our existing array of agricultural services. Continuing our proud history of quality service and customer satisfaction. Find out more here. Contact us today with any questions.

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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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Jackson Holmes Brand

Jackson Holmes recently underwent a major rebranding, with the new green and grey look being rolled out in 2013.  The Jackson Holmes brand name brings together the three previous elements of the company, namely Andrew Jackson Contracting, Jackson & Holmes and Stockfuel. Todd Holmes has become more and more involved in the company over recent

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Canterbury Looking Forward – An Exciting Place To Be

Canterbury Looking Forward – An Exciting Place To Be Many things are changing rapidly at the moment; dairy payouts, grain prices, meat and fibre prices, weather, dairy conversions, irrigation schemes… the list goes on. No doubt Canterbury will be a very interesting and exciting place to live over the coming years. And of course change

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Operations with Todd Holmes

  Local Staff: A Boost For The Future As usual we have spent the winter recruiting operators for the imminent silage season and harvest. We focused a lot on finding young local people with potential to return for many consecutive seasons. I myself spent my summer holidays while at university (an increasingly long time ago!)

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