scoop.co.nz 24 Mar, 2021 20:15 am

2021 Manawatū Dairy Industry Awards Winners Announced

2021 Manawatū Dairy Industry Awards Winners Announced
The 2021 Manawatū Dairy Industry Awards Share Farmer of the Year winner says he wants to contribute positively to the reputation of the New Zealand dairy industry. Sam Howard was named the 2021 Manawatū Share Farmer of the Year at the region’s ...

The 2021 Manawatū Dairy Industry Awards Share Farmer of the Year winner says he wants to contribute positively to the reputation of the New Zealand dairy industry.The future of the dairy industry looks bright to Sam, who chose farming as his career as it gave him the ability to work outside in the natural environment, with the land and animals.Prior to entering the dairy industry, Sam was an economist with DairyNZ.“It would be nice to have a better balance in mainstream media reporting of the dairy industry, regarding both environmental successes and the nutritional attributes of dairy products.

The New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards are supported by national sponsors DeLaval, Ecolab, Federated Farmers, Fonterra, Honda, LIC, Meridian Energy, Ravensdown and Westpac along with industry partner DairyNZ.Karl says entering the Awards has expanded his networks and contacts within the dairy industry.

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