The Ballance Farm Environment Awards is an annual awards programme run by the New Zealand Farm Environment Trust.
The purpose of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards is to celebrate farmer and grower achievement, showcase good practice to other farmers and growers and to share positive farming and growing stories with all audiences.
All entrants go through an assessment process to consider the farm system including:
Animal & Plant Care
People & Wellbeing
Being part of the awards programme is a positive way to receive feedback on your business, help identify your strengths and learn from others who are passionate about the food and fibre sector.
Reasons to Enter
Have your business evaluated by a team of highly respected and experienced peers and agribusiness professionals.
Receive a holistic view of your business including environmental management, productivity and profitability through to family and community involvement.
Celebrate success with your peers and community.
Receive feedback and recommendations to support your sustainability journey.
Join the BFEA alumni and continue to connect and learn from others across the country.
Have the opportunity to mentor and develop other farmers and growers.