# 8 SIMPSON FARMS – ALL UNDER ONE ROOF

All under one roof You know you’re on to a pretty special dairy shed story when you conduct the interview in the on-site office. The well-appointed amenity, with its computer system, obligatory tea-coffee making facilities and large windows overlooking the shed, was a...

#7 KYBUSH SURF TRUST – SPOILED COWS

The cows of Kybush Surf Trust in Opotiki are spoiled. They live on a well-run farm, and farmer Shane Armstrong has recently installed a new covered feed pad just for them. Shane says his cows are treated to the covered feed pad when it’s wet, windy or just a bit too...

# 6 BALLARD TRUST – INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADE

Infrastructure upgrade Graeme Ballard’s farm is located off the road bearing his surname. It is a clear indication of the deepset tradition his family has in the beautiful Waikato district of Gordonton. In 1911, his great grandfather purchased a farm on the main...