The finalists for the popular Tasmanian Dairy Business Awards have been announced.
The four finalists for the major award, the ANZ Dairy Business of the Year Award, are Annandale Dairy, Dalmore Dairy as well as Rosemount Agriculture and Woodrising Dairies.
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Lesley Irvine, who is judging the award along with last year's award winners Grant Archer and Donna Avery, said the each finalist would be a strong contender for the prize.
"Each of the finalists we visited had a very good understanding of the key drivers of their business profitability - particularly growing and consuming as much high quality pasture as possible," Ms Irvine said.
"Each finalist also had a strong emphasis on looking after their farm team by supporting each person in developing their skills and making the workplace one where people enjoy coming to work."
Other awards which will be announced include the Rex James Stockfeed Dairy Safety Award, Veolia Environmental Award, Mondelez Young Farmer of the Year Award, Aurora Energy Employer of Choice Award, Fonterra Share Dairy Farmer of the Year Award and the Fonterra Employee of the Year Award.
The award, along with the six other DairyTas awards, will be announced on March 18 at the Tasmanian Dairy Awards dinner.
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