Posted by: rivettingkatetaylor | May 12, 2014

Farmer of the Year 2014 photos

Please find some photos below (and a link for more) from the field day at the property of Hugh and Sharon Ritchie, who won the 2014 Silver Fern Farms Hawke’s Bay Farmer of the Year.

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Tukituki MP Craig Foss

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Former Nuffield Scholar Hugh Ritchie with a current UK scholar Gail from Wales.. Hugh smiling because the field day is over!

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I’m putting this one in because my friend James in the striped shirt loves having his photo taken….

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Tall stories from Hawke’s Bay A&P Society president Rob Pattullo, ;eft, and Angus (SFF) and Esther Mabin

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Special agricultural trade envoy (and former HB Farmer of the Year winner) Mike Petersen talking with Beef + Lamb NZ’s Mark Harris



Here are the photos from my Flickr account. Enjoy!



  1. […] Kate has more photos of the field day here. […]

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