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
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 13:55

Gong for agribusiness stalwart

Former Landcorp chief Chris Kelly says he is humbled at being made an Officer of the NZ Order of Merit in the recent Queen's Birthday honours.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 09:55

State farmer goes for grass savings

Facing another year of low payout, Landcorp says it is shifting to lower intensity systems — reducing supplementary feeding and instead focusing on grass.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 11:55

Landcorp eyes lift in returns

State farmer Landcorp says it has a strategy to lift its profitability and return to shareholders.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 09:55

Must be something in the Westport water

It feels great to be acknowledged in this way and a huge honour.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 09:55

Cash tap turned off for Landcorp

State-owned farmer Landcorp will not be getting any new capital to spend on its farms, as the Government imposes on SOEs a more rigorous process for new investment.

Published in General News

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