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31 Mar 2020 5:31
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    A Manawatu share milker has written a children's book to shine some positive light on farmers

    A Manawatu share milker has written a children's book to shine some positive light on farmers


    The book called Midnight Mooovers, based on a free range robotic dairy farm, is about two cows sneaking out of their paddock at night.

    Author Amy Gemmell says it's a story that has a different slant about farming - to show many of them care about a healthy environment.

    She says there can be a negative slant on dairy farming in particular but good farmers are by far in the majority.

    Gemmell says some profit from sales will be donated to rural schools.

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