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Trees on Farms Videos: Dairy farms


  • Kyle and Madelein Brennan, Reporoa, Taupo branch
    90-hectare rolling dairy farm on pumice country milking 230 friesian cows. Natives and other amenity trees are planted in wet gullies and riparian zones. Steeper sidlings are planted with high-value…
  • Benjamin Lee, Reporoa, Taupo branch
    Second generation dairy farmer with trees on this exposed plateau farm planted for shelter, shade, soil conservation and timber. A wide range of species are grown in the steeper parts…
  • Gray Baldwin, Putaruru, Waikato branch
    Trees are integrated with dairy cows on the Baldwin's properties. Economic and environmental objectives are combined to maximise outputs from all land types on these intensively managed farms. The Baldwins…
  • Maurice and Rodney Hawkes, Taranaki branch
    A range of alternative species are grown on this 57-hectare exposed Taranaki dairy farm, including redwoods, cryptomeria japonica, and poplars. Trees are planted for shelter and shade, biodiversity and aesthetics.…
  • Victor and Christiana McIntyre, Waitui, Taranaki branch
    The McIntyre's Taranaki dairy farm has highly erodible soils. Plantings are on steeper land to control erosion, improve water quality (Clean Stream Accord), for shade and shelter benefits, and for…
  • Brent and Caralyn Morrison, Rai Valley, Nelson branch
    Dairy farmers Brent and Caralyn Morrison on their 270 ha dairy farm which includes 50ha forestry and 40 ha native bush. Riparian zones and gullies fenced and planted; species include…
  • Warren Smith, Greymouth, West Coast branch
    Warren Smith and wife Marilyn own two farms - a sheep and beef property which has been in the family for many years, plus a newer dairy block. Warren is…

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