Self-Employed Dairy Farmers
Contract milker, James Emmett explains why it’s a great way to build a business whilst still being hands on.
Be your own boss. Sharemilker Brian Basi says it’s a great way to create a business that suits your career goals and your lifestyle. Find out more about his work on a dairy farm just outside of Cambridge.
Whether you are an employee, a contract milker or a sharemilker it is important that you share values and can work and communicate constructively with your farm owner. They have huge skills and experience and their ability to share this has supported and progressed many people into dairy farming.
When Arco van Vliet went from the army to farm owner, he was keen to learn from others to help drive his business forward. Find out how he’s now loving his new lifestyle on a farm north of Morrinsville.
Agri-science or agri-business sound more like you?
There are plenty of options in dairy
DairyNZ is an organisation that, through research, events, services, education and policy, works with dairy farmers to secure and enhance the profitability, sustainability and competitiveness of New Zealand dairy farming. New Zealand dairy farmers pay DairyNZ a levy to support them. Find out more at www.dairynz.co.nz.