Chris Withy

Chris Withy

Chris & Charleen dairy farm 150ha at Benmore milking 430 cows. Chris has 19 years of farming experience progressing through the industry from herd manager to owner-operator.

In the past three years, Chris has also overseen 6 dairy farms, supporting the owners/managers in their daily farm management roles, adding value to their businesses through forwarding planning and practical advice. Chris and Charleen were Southland Sharemilkers of the Year in 2005, Chris is an electrician by trade completing an NZ Cert in Engineering – Electrical, he has also completed Agribusiness management Paper A. Chris has completed the LEAN management course and has a passion for making dairy farms more efficient with their time. Chris is a trustee of the southern dairy development trust.

Chris’s strength is being able to recognise opportunities for improvement in farming performance, designing a plan with the client and helping them implement it.

Contact details

Phone: 027 275 8932