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Meander dairy is a clear winner in the 2019 Tasmanian Dairy awards

RuralJoanne Eisemann
Tim and Fiona Salter from Clear Springs Dairy at Meander, named as 2019 Tasmanian Dairy Business of the Year.  Photo supplied

Tim and Fiona Salter from Clear Springs Dairy at Meander, named as 2019 Tasmanian Dairy Business of the Year.

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TWO LOCAL dairy proper - ties won awards at the recent Tasmanian Dairy Awards. Clear Springs Dairy at Meander, operated by Tim and Fiona Salter and converted from a beef farm, was named as the 2019 Tasmanian Dairy Business of the Year. Rushy Lagoon farmers Damien and Brooke Cock - er took out the Share Dairy Farmers of the Year category, having increased production on two farms by 40 per cent. Minister for Primary Industries and Water, Guy Barnett said Tasmania’s dairy industry rebounded strongly from difficulties in 2016 to set a new production record of over 910 million litres in 2017–18.