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Landcorp has worked hard to develop its strategy but for two-three years will remain exposed to commodity movements, says chief executive Steven Carden.
The Dairy Business of the Year recognises leading farms with high achievement in financial performance, people productivity and environmental management.
Landcorp is ramping up its use of technology in its strategy to improve overall performance. It's even issuing smartphones to all its staff to maximise the collection of data.
Attention to detail is the reason Glen Weitenberg, a Landcorp dairy farm manager in Manawatu, won the prestigious Supreme Award for the Dairy Business of the year.
Former Landcorp chief Chris Kelly says he is humbled at being made an Officer of the NZ Order of Merit in the recent Queen's Birthday honours.
Facing another year of low payout, Landcorp says it is shifting to lower intensity systems — reducing supplementary feeding and instead focusing on grass.