The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
Agricultural software company Farmax Ltd is now 100% owned by state-owned AgResearch.
The SOE says it has acquired the shares of Brownrigg Agriculture, and Phil Tither, of AgFirst.
The Farmax Consultant of the Year awards have revealed the high calibre of young people working in the rural industry.
Customers of pastoral science company Farmax will get to meet another new face as 28-year-old Victoria Hamlin from Central Hawke’s Bay joins the technical specialist team.
The hunt is on for New Zealand's top dairy, sheep and beef agricultural consultants with nominations for the Farmax Consultant of the Year Awards now officially open.
Farmax has announced it will offer a Massey University student a $5000 scholarship in an effort to encourage postgraduate research in agriculture.
The amount of desk based work in farming has risen considerably in the last few decades as farmers increasingly rely on computers for managing information, according pastoral farming software provider Farmax.
YOU CAN’T prove cause and effect, but it seems more than a coincidence farmers using New Zealand’s leading farm decision support tool make more money than average.
THE HUNT IS ON for New Zealand's top Farmax rural consultants in the company's inaugural Consultant of the Year Awards.