Taranaki dairy farmer Trish Rankin, who is also a primary school teacher and a passionate environmentalist, tells The Country's Jamie Mackay that her workload is common for women in farming.

Being named the 2019 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year was an "amazing honour", Trish Rankin reckons, but she says she's just the same as any busy farming woman.

"Fitting it in my day, I do it just like everyone else I know. All the dairy farming women that I know are just as busy.

"You get up early and you stay up late and you make the most of