My name is Brian Tylee, I grew up in the Taumarunui district, attended Taumarunui Primary School then furthered my education at Wanganui Tech/Boys College, followed by a time at Flock House.
After obtaining a scholarship, I attained a Diploma in Sheep and Beef management at Massey University.
A time then spent working at the Animal Nutrition Centre at Ruakura Research Farm lead to practical farming experience being gained by working on three sheep and beef stations, followed by a managers position on a stud farm, then ownership of a 330ha hill country property at Taumarunui for a period of fifteen years.
After being introduced to Tony Donnelly and through previous experience with Selenium drenching trials, I developed a strong interest in the associations between good fertiliser programmes, soil husbandry and animal nutrition and health. Successes achieved and experiences gained on my own farm encouraged me to join Nutri-Link as an adviser and I now derive much satisfaction and pleasure from my own results and those achieved by my clients during the past 25 years.
My wife Sharin and I live on a lifestyle block at Te Pahu in the Waikato, farming a few cattle and preserving a patch of native bush which provides a habitat for wood Pigeons, Tui, Bell Birds, Quail and Kingfishers. This all provides a wonderful environment for visits from my three grown up children and for my grandchildren to spend time with their grandpa.
My other interests include country music, fishing, training strong-eyed heading dogs, deer stalking and duck shooting