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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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Jude & Phil – Their Story

  McKendry Farm Ltd. Phil and Jude Mckendry run a 200ha mixed cropping farm at Lyndhurst, Mid Canterbury.  Phil is the fourth generation to care for the land that has been in the McKendry name for 120 years. As founding chairman of the Barrhill Chertsey Irrigation Scheme, water is close to the hearts of the

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Debs & Paul – Their Story

Misty Downs Farms Ltd. Paul Adams and Debs Taggart are in their fifth season as equity managers on their 191ha (effective) dairy farm.The farm is in the higher rain fall area of Mt Hutt and receives an average rain fall of 45 inches. Paul’s area of focus is the practical aspects of dairying and feed

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