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March 2019

Russell Joins the IRDBF Board

By | Association News


The International Red Dairy Breeds Federation held its official meeting during the Mount Gambier based conference days.  News from that meeting is that two new members join the Board.  Russell Tocker of New Zealand brings young blood to the team.  Morten Hansen of Denmark brings experience of the European scene.

Left to right: Russell Tocker of New Zealand, Graeme Hamilton of Australia (Vice President), Christina Paulsen-Schlueter of Germany (President), Tanel Bulitko of Estonia, and Morten Hansen of Denmark – stepping out in unity and strength. – extract from The International Red Dairy Breeds Federation.

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Joint Judging School

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A joint Judging school is underway.
The information has been released for the remaining lower North Island schools.

Confirmed dates for the two remaining Judging Schools follow:

  • Canterbury – Wednesday 20 March – Farm of Peter Gilbert, 1648 Pole Rd, RD 6, Ashburton
  • Taranaki – Thursday 21 March – Commencing at Snowline Ayrshires, 92 Nash Rd, R D 21, Stratford then moving on to farm of Paul Vanner, 228 Rowan Rd, Hawera

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