Sam Howard

Sam Howard

SAM HOWARD 50:50 Sharemilker After working in economics, Sam’s desire to be a farmer was too strong to resist. SCHOOL:  Palmerston North Boys’ High SchoolTRAINING INSTITUTE: Massey University, Masters Degree in applied economics (including agricultural...
Claire Douglas

Claire Douglas

CLAIRE DOUGLAS Herd Manager Claire has taken on a Herd Manager role since completing the Massey University Diploma in Agriculture. SCHOOL: Pukekohe High SchoolTRAINING INSTITUTE: Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre (Level 3 and 4 Certificates of Agriculture), Massey...
Rachael Foy

Rachael Foy

RACHAEL FOY Contract milker Rachael’s hard work and talent were recognised with a regional Farm Manager of the Year award. SCHOOL: Huntly College 2006-2010TRAINING INSTITUTE: Lincoln University 2011-2013CURRENT EMPLOYMENT: Contract milking 400 cows “My goals are...
Sam Kirk

Sam Kirk

SAM KIRK Dairy unit manager Sam has worked his way up to become a dairy unit manager in Canterbury. SCHOOL: Palmerston North Boys’ High School, 2007-2011, ManawatuTRAINING INSTITUTE: Lincoln 2012-2014CURRENT EMPLOYMENT: Dairy unit manager, Rakaia Island Farm,...
Ruth Hone

Ruth Hone

RUTH HONE Farm Owner Ruth’s dairy career has taken her around the world representing New Zealand. SCHOOL: Nga Tawa Diocesan (Wellington)TRAINING INSTITUTE: Massey University (2008-2010), Dairy Training Limited (2014-2017)CURRENT EMPLOYMENT: Farm Owner...