Tasmania's top dairy farmers awarded

Tasmania's top dairy farmers awarded

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Gawler farmer Rob Frampton, alongside Norm and Lesley Frampton, took home the Veolia Dairy Farm Environmental Award. Picture: File

Gawler farmer Rob Frampton, alongside Norm and Lesley Frampton, took home the Veolia Dairy Farm Environmental Award. Picture: File

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The best dairy farmers around Tasmania have been recognised for 2021

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Cressy, Tas, business Rosemount Agriculture Pty Ltd took home the major award, the 2021 ANZ Dairy Business Award of the Year, in this year's Tasmanian Dairy Awards.

The hard work and innovation of farmers was celebrated on Thursday evening at the awards presentation in Devonport, Tas.

Among the list of other award winners was Harford, Tas, farmer Rory Wellwood, of RW Dairy Farming, who received the Cadbury Young Farmer Encouragement Award.

Smithton, Tas, farmers Luke and Tammy Tuxworth took home the Rex James Stockfeed Dairy Farm Safety Award, while Gawler, Tas, farmers Norm, Lesley and Rob Frampton earned the Veolia Dairy Farm Environmental Award.

Annandale Dairy's Richard Gardner and Joel Hazelwood

Annandale Dairy's Richard Gardner and Joel Hazelwood

DairyTas executive officer Jonathan Price said it was exciting to see such a strong industry performance.

"It has been fantastic to recognise those businesses and individuals throughout the industry that have performed across key areas in 2021," Mr Price said.

"Despite the challenges of COVID-19, the Tasmanian dairy industry has continued to perform well with record milk production and increased business confidence."

The story Tasmania's top dairy farmers awarded first appeared on The Advocate.

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