2013 Farmer of the Year
PRIME livestock raising is everything to this big, keen clan, writes KATE DOWLER
THE Hammond brothers run a very unusual operation, writes SARAH HUDSON
EXTENSIVE research and trial and error have enabled a farming operation to move into new territory, writes EMMA FIELD
DUST storms were taking their toll, so Tony Fox outsmarted them, writes SARAH HUDSON
THE Golder family's Riverina property thrives on a mixture of sheep and crop growing, writes JAMES WAGSTAFF
ASPARAGUS is a fast-growing and lucrative crop in South Gippsland, writes SARAH HUDSON
NAIVETY is the key for one family looking to rescue their farm, writes SARAH HUDSON
THE Wallises of Pinaroo are a rare breed of sheep diehards, writes KATE DOWLER
JOHN Murdoch's accountancy skills are a boon on the family farm, writes EMMA FIELD
RESILIENCE and hard work can fend off all challengers, writes SARAH HUDSON
MILLING their own organic flour is proving as winner for the Walkers, of Barellan, writes JAMES WAGSTAFF
RUNNING a farm to feed a butcher shop is all in a day's work for the Nelsons, writes FIONA MYERS
THE odds were tough, but entering the field of racehorse hay supply set a Katunga couple on a true course
FRUSTRATED at delays in getting produce to consumers, the Kelly family have cut out the middle man, writes FIONA MYERS
IN JUST three years, the Hewitt family of Koondrook have turned their Dorper stud into a thriving business, writes FIONA MYERS
MIKE Carroll is equally at home both on the farm and in the boardroom, writes JAMES WAGSTAFF
FOR Winchelsea's Thomson family, branding their own lamb product and packaging it on-farm is a new thing.
HE is known as the Nerd Farmer whose prolific use of social media takes his thoughts out to the wider public.
WHEN Eric and Theo Jacometti from Boomaroo Nurseries accepted their Farmer of the Year award in February they promised to share.
BERT and Margriet Rijk have been commercially growing gerberas for 31 years.
THERE'S not many farming enterprises that can boast a 600 per cent annual increase in business.