New Zealand has been extremely good at farming intensification but that model now has to change, says Landcorp chief executive Steve Carden.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 08:55

Wrecked farms get a $23 million makeover

When state farmer Landcorp took over the dilapidated ex-Crafar farms in the North Island four years ago, it had little idea of the challenges lying ahead.

Published in General News

State farmer Landcorp has handed over the running of 16 North Island farms to Chinese owners Shanghai Pengxin following a four-year management joint venture.

Published in General News

Another year has almost passed us by – again – and it is time for the annual review of 2016 in the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team.

Published in General News

Another year has almost passed us by – again – and it is time for the annual review of 2016 in the primary sector as seen by the Rural News editorial team.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 December 2016 06:55

‘For sale’ sign on 10 more farms

State-owned farmers Landcorp is quitting 10 more farms totalling about 11,650ha.

Published in General News

Landcorp has worked hard to develop its strategy but for two-three years will remain exposed to commodity movements, says chief executive Steven Carden.

Published in General News
Thursday, 28 July 2016 08:55

Higher input systems can be profitable

The Dairy Business of the Year recognises leading farms with high achievement in financial performance, people productivity and environmental management.

Published in Management
Thursday, 21 July 2016 07:55

Mining rich gold from data

Landcorp is ramping up its use of technology in its strategy to improve overall performance. It's even issuing smartphones to all its staff to maximise the collection of data.

Published in Management
Thursday, 14 July 2016 09:55

If only the flax cutters could see it now

Attention to detail is the reason Glen Weitenberg, a Landcorp dairy farm manager in Manawatu, won the prestigious Supreme Award for the Dairy Business of the year.

Published in Management
 

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