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
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 00:00

NZ Merino and Landcorp team up

Wool Services International (WSI) is helping NZ Merino and Landcorp with plans to develop branded products linked back to the farm, says WSI Purelana manager Malcolm Ching.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 00:00

Powerlines energise conversions

The raising of six heavy power cables across the Waikato River last week was a milestone in lines company Unison’s work to energise 30 new dairy farms in the Taupo region.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 00:00

Landcorp sets on-farm safety standards

STATE-OWNED FARMER Landcorp is setting out to model onfarm safety with a wide range of measures to safeguard staff. 

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 12:33

New marketing guru for SOE

STATE FARMER Landcorp has appointed Sarah Risell as its general manager marketing.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 05 December 2014 00:00

Station key to Landcorp’s success

WAIKITE STATION is set in the valley of the same name about 30 minutes drive south of Rotorua. It’s a beautiful area with commercial and lifestyle farms and is popular for its hot thermal pools.

Published in Management

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