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Guyra’s Dawson sisters looking to restore their family’s farm | The Land



Fifth-generation producers Maddi and Emma Dawson may have only taken over the lease of their grandparent’s Guyra property this year but they’re already proving to be a force to be reckoned with.

The sisters have big plans for the 485 hectare (1200 acre) property, Blackhills, that’s been in their family for more than 100 years.

When their grandfather, Bob Starr, passed away almost 10 years the girls continued to help out on the property that became their “playground” growing up but officially took over the reigns from their grandmother, Val Starr, this year.

“It will be 10 years ago in October since he passed but we have been here helping him out all our lives since we were kids; if we weren’t at school we were here,” Emma Dawson, 32,…

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