Our Awards / 2020 Field Days

NORTHland bfea field day -  10am, Wednesday 4 November 2020

Subject to it being safe to do so, we're holding a field day on 4 November at Te Karoa Farms – the 2020 Regional Supreme Winners of the Northland Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

The beef farm is run by Jeff Martin and Helen Linssen who have invested heavily in the property, including building a 5.5 million litre dam, installing 15 kilometres of water line with nearly 80 troughs, building 20 kilometres of fencing and installing a solar powered pump. 

Running from10am to about 3pm, the field day is free and open to all. Four guest speakers will talk on topics including techno systems, alternative power sources, water ecology and achieving environmental goals. Download this pdf for more details.

  • Please contact Chris Mason for more information and to RSVP.

Jeff and Helen won a suite of awards in the 2020 BFEA programme. Read more about them here.

 

TARANAKI BFEA FIELD DAY - wednesday, 11 november 2020

Subject to it being safe to do so, we are holding a field day on 11 November at Rukumoana Farms - the 2020 Regional Supreme Winners of the Taranaki Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Run by the Brown family, this sheep and beef farm has grown significantly under the guidance of this cohesive family unit.

The field day is free and open to all. Please contact Jessie Waite for more information and to RSVP. 

The Brown family wants to leave a positive legacy, striving hard to produce quality stock while improving the farm’s environmental footprint. Read more about them here.