Rural Value Field Day

  • 14 March 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Main yard calf pens at 1036 Isleworth Road, Hinds approx 7kn East of Hinds on Isleworth Road. Well signposted with farm name "Clearbrook Dairy" Fonterra number 37143. Meet at cowherd, South/Mid Canterbury, New Zealand
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  • CPD Points: 4.00
$10.00 Members
$10.00 Non Members

About the Event

Under the supervision of son Campbell Tait, the Tait Family Trust converted their Hinds 275 ha cropping farm to dairy eight years ago.

Being himself a PINZ member, and Valuer, Campbell provided a wonderful field day and information regarding costs and projections for our Branch some eight years ago.

Afternoon tea is included in the registration fee.

If you are a non-member please email emma@property.org.nz to register. Our website is temporary unable to process non-member registrations.

Address: 1036 Islesworth Rd, Fonterra number 37143, Meet at cowherd

Main Yard 1:00 pm

Welcome and Introductions with Alistair Wing, Branch Chairman

Farm background and progress over last 8 years.

Current benchmarking financials and performances with Campbell Tait

First Pivot Irrigator 1:30 - 2:30 pm

We will discuss:

- Pros and cons variable rate irrigators

- Minimizing nutrient loss

- Maximizing fertiliser efficiently and Minimizing teaching with Campbell Tait

Travel 3km South to Run Off Block 3:00 - 3:20 pm on farm

We will discuss:

Purchase and development of this block pros and cons around economics to run off purchaser as compared to land leasing OR contracting out.

Block history around soil structure, fertility and nutrients.

Lowcliffe Hall Across The Road 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Afternoon tea

We will discuss:

Questions on what we have seen this afternoon

Split into groups to evaluate what you have learned around:

How to Value such dairy farms with exceptional management and superb Environmental monitoring?

Commentary on run off ownership vs leasing vs contracting out.