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2016 Waikato Regional Supreme Winners

30 April 2016

2016 Waikato Regional Supreme Winners

Puahue dairy farmers John Hayward and Susan O’Regan are Supreme winners of the 2016 Waikato Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

This season, Judge Valley Dairies is milking 485 cows on a 140ha milking platform, targeting production of 235,000kgMS. Heifers and dry cows are grazed on the balance of the farm, which is also home to protected and regenerating native bush, “thoughtfully developed” wetlands and 5ha of Manuka grown for honey production.

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