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Paige Harris


Paige Harris is a Dairy Farm Assistant in Southland. Growing up in urban Invercargill, Paige discovered a liking for science and animals, which shaped her decision to further her education at Lincoln University, studying Bachelor of Agricultural Science with First Class Honours. Her honours research was done in collaboration with DairyNZ and the Southern Dairy Hub, investigating the growth characteristics of R1 heifers after wintering on fodder beet or kale. The practical work requirements of her study gave Paige her first taste of the dairy sector, and since graduating, she has worked as a dairy farm assistant, gaining a wealth of practical skills to accompany her book knowledge.