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Farmers are happy to run their businesses without formal governance boards and committees, according to a recent Lincoln University survey.
Founder and chairman of ANZCO Foods, Sir Graeme Harrison is personally funding a professorial chair in Global Value Chains and Trade at Lincoln University.
Lincoln University has welcomed the findings of a Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) report that shows favourable career prospects for those looking at the primary sector.
Five recent graduates of Smedley Station (5000ha) at Tikokino, near Hastings, have won scholarships totalling $26,300 are this year starting diploma studies at Lincoln University.
A recent study from the Bio-Protection Research Centre has found that pasture grasses with beneficial micro-organisms are less attractive to soil-dwelling insect pests.
WHEN YOUR spray applications drift they can cause thousands of dollars of damage to neighbouring crops and “there’s really no excuse,” says a US scientist now working in New Zealand.
Lincoln University says that while there are some encouraging signs of changing perceptions concerning primary sector qualifications and careers, a recent Ministry of Education report suggests there is still a long way to go.
A SURVEY conducted by Lincoln University shows that many farmers are struggling with the problem of passing on their farm to their children.
Farmax has announced it will offer a Massey University student a $5000 scholarship in an effort to encourage postgraduate research in agriculture.