Our Awards / 2021 Field Days

canterbury BFEA FIELD DAY - wednesday, 27 january 2021

Join us at the Dunsandel dairy farm of Tony Coltman and Dana Carver to see first-hand how they operate this successful, high-performing property.

They were announced Regional Supreme Winners at the 2020 Canterbury Ballance Farm Environment Awards, along with a suite of other accolades.

The field day is free and open to all - please contact Kaylene Fenton for more information and to RSVP. Join event on Facebook. View the invitation here.

BFEA judges commended Tony and Dana for their commitment to reducing nitrate leaching and for being early adopters of methods to reduce the property's carbon footprint. They are also excellent at promoting and implementing wellbeing within their own team and wider community.

 

East coast BFEA FIELD DAY - 9.30am, wednesday, 17 february 2021

Here's your chance to get friends and whanau together for a day out at Linda and Evan Potter's award-winning East Coast sheep, beef and deer farm, Waipapa.

The Potters are the 2020 BFEA East Coast Regional Supreme Winners and have a 'do it once, do it right' attitude.

Running from 9.30am to about 4pm, the field day is free and open to all. Please contact Kahlia Fryer for more information and to RSVP.  Join event on Facebook.

Waipapa is a great example of sustainable land use.  Read more about the Potters here.

 

Southland BFEA Field Day - Thursday, 18th February 2021

Come along and hear from Geordie and Frances Eade, the 2020 BFEA Southland Supreme Winners at Granity Downs. Please join us from 1.30pm for tea and coffee with a 2pm prompt start, followed by a BBQ at the conculsion of the event around 5.30pm. Please contact Becci Lampard for more information and to RSVP. Join event on Facebook.

 

Auckland BFEA Field Day - Friday, 19th February 2021

Come along to Oete Goat Farm and see this successful and sustainable dairy goat operation and hear about the significant progress they have made during their short period of operation. This event runs from 10.00 am - 2.00 pm with morning tea and a BBQ lunch provided. Please register your attendance with Gaylene Ashton. Join the event on Facebook.

Read more about the 2020 BFEA Auckland Supreme Winners, Matt and Sarah Bolton.

 

greater Wellington BFEA FIELD DAY - thursday, 25 february 2021

Open to all, this Field Day will be held at the property of 2020 BFEA Greater Wellington Regional Supreme Winners Kaiwaiwai Dairies.

Please contact Georgie Cranswick for more information and to RSVP. Join event on Facebook.

 

Otago BFEA Field Day - 1.00pm, Friday, 5th March 2021

This Field Day is at the property of 2020 BFEA Otago Regional Supreme Winners Ben and Anna Gillespie of Two Farmers Farming. Join us in Omakau to learn more about his beef and dairy grazing business. You can read more about the Gillespies here.