Cameron Henderson grew up on a dairy farm in Waikato but early in his career he decided dairy farming wasn’t for him. Eight years ago he saw a new light in the industry and joined the gold rush of dairying in a new pocket of Canterbury. His journey to farm ownership has been somewhat of a roller-coaster ride but he has no regrets. Annette Scott joined him on-farm to hear his story.
Cameron Henderson started his journey in the dairy industry working for Fonterra as a business analyst.
Growing up on the family dairy farm in Waikato he’d made the call early that he wasn’t keen on being a dairy farmer.
“As a kid I thought there’s got to be more to an agricultural career than wet, cold and mud. . .