Displaying items by tag: PGP

Wednesday, 05 October 2016 16:28

Eyes in the sky

A pilot's perspective on the latest aerial spreading research from Ravensdown.

Published in General News
Monday, 12 September 2016 06:55

Take a watching brief before milking sheep

It's not the time yet for farmers to start getting into dairy sheep, but those interested need to keep a “watching brief” on the Government's new Primary Growth Partnership programme.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 September 2016 20:55

PGP gaining traction – Guy

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy says an independent study shows Primary Growth Partnerships (PGP) can generate $6.4 billion by 2025.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 19:29

PGP aims for stronger wool returns

A significant lift in strong wool prices is the main aim of a newly announced industry and Government-backed research project.

Published in General News
Monday, 02 November 2015 11:30

Not all red meat carcinogenic - expert

The International Agency for Research on Cancer's (IARC) recent classification of red meat likely being carcinogenic could benefit New Zealand meat exports.

Published in General News
Monday, 07 September 2015 12:55

Building a talent pipeline

A Northland teenager says being part of a TeenAg club at high school kept him in school longer than he had intended, and opened him up to new possibilities in the primary industries.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 14:07

Unlocking secrets behind footrot

New Zealand’s fine wool sector is a step closer to eradicating footrot thanks to ground-breaking research in sheep genetics.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 12 February 2015 09:52

Minister welcomes review of PGP

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed the findings of an independent report into the Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) by the Office of the Auditor-General.

Published in General News
Friday, 06 February 2015 00:00

Deer industry PGP agreed

Deer Industry New Zealand (DINZ) and MPI have agreed on long-awaited primary-growth partnership (PGP), to be called ‘Passion2Profit’.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 00:00

MPI defends PGP extension

THE MINISTRY for Primary Industries has defended technology transfer to farms from Primary Growth Partnership programmes, following criticism from former Landcorp chief executive, and now Beef + Lamb Genetics chairman, Chris Kelly.

Published in General News
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