Wednesday, 24 June 2015 00:00

Houpapa confirmed as Landcorp chair

Maori business leader Traci Houpapa has been appointed chair of Landcorp Farming. She has acted in the position since May last year.

Published in General News
Friday, 19 June 2015 12:06

Big boom tipped for sheep milk

Sheep milk has the potential to become a $200 million industry within 10 years, says Waikato Innovation Park chief executive Stuart Gordon.

Published in General News
Friday, 12 June 2015 08:49

Sheep milk exports in the pipeline

HIGH VALUE sheep milk products from New Zealand could soon be available in key overseas markets.

Published in Special Events
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 14:24

A station constantly under the pump!

The existence of Landcorp’s Ahuriri Station near Napier, one the country’s newest farms, came at a huge cost to the local community.

Published in Management
Sunday, 10 May 2015 00:00

Carpet wool comes into fashion

New Zealand strong wool, renowned for its use in carpets, is set to become world famous for a new use – on people's feet.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 10:09

Heat to go on farm safety

Agriculture will remain under increasing scrutiny from regulators and consumers and it is up to the industry to educate them, says Landcorp's general manager of people and capabilities, Anna Cassel-Brown.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 00:00

New lad on the dairy block(s)

The numbers are almost frightening – 59 farms, 55,000 cows and 20 million kg milksolids a year. That’s the contribution Landcorp makes to New Zealand’s dairy industry and the nation’s economy. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 12:39

Tapping into the great talent pool

Much is said about the need for succession planning and leadership in New Zealand’s primary industries. The baby boomer bosses are gradually slipping out of the top jobs and into semi-retirement to take on directorships and ultimately exit the industry.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 19 February 2015 00:00

Landcorp’s profit plunges

The exceptionally low milk price has dealt a blow to Landcorp, forcing it to post a half year profit to December 31, 2014 of just $1 million, down 92% on the same period in the previous year. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 14:37

Profit ‘review’ by state farmer

State farmer Landcorp is reviewing its full-year profit forecast in the face of a lower milk payout and dry weather.

Published in Agribusiness

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