Basic details about yourself and your farming operation or career.
Farm Owner/Employer permission if you are entering the Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year or Farm Manager of the Year competitions. If you can supply an email address for your Farm Owner and/or Employer their permission can be obtained electronically. If you cannot supply an email for them, you will need to obtain their written signature.
Dairy Trainee of the Year entrants do not require their Farm Employer's permission to enter the competition.
All permissions (electronic or written) must be received by the NZDIA no later than 15th December 2014.
What Happens Next?
Once your entry is complete (ie permissions received), you will receive an email from the NZDIA.
The email will arrive in your Inbox and contain a link to an 'entrant only' section of our website. Once logged in you will find important information such as the Judging Criteria for your competition.
Completing your Entry
All entrants are asked to supply a photograph of themselves. Details will be supplied with your email after entry.
Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year entrants only are asked to submit a copy of their annual accounts (2013/2014) or a budget and cashflow for the 2014/2015 year if in your first year of business.
Supply Photo/ Financials
Upload one photograph - All entrants 15th December 2014
Financials - Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year entrants North Island - 15th January 2015
South Island - 22nd January 2015
Regional Judging - February and March
Regional Award Dinners - March
Regional Field Days for Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year and Farm Manager of the Year - March/April