Steve Henderson - Steve Henderson is the 2015 Otago/Southland Grand Finalist.
The twenty-nine year old share-milker took first place at the Otago/Southland Regional Final in Queenstown on Saturday 7 February. This was Steve’s third attempt at Regional Final level of the ANZ Young Farmer Contest and this is his first time competing at Grand Final level. Steve competes in the Contest for the social side as well as the competitive and learning aspects “it’s a good chance to have a laugh with your mates as well as testing your skills and knowledge”.
Steve and his wife are 50/50 sharemilking 780 cows on a 330 ha property near Awarua.
In his free time Steve is a very active member of the Waitane Young Farmers Club and is a volunteer fire fighter in the Winton Fire Brigade. Steve enjoys the community aspect of being a Young Farmer with fundraising events etc.
Life Advice “You never will know everything, you must always be willing to learn with an open mind”.