The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
A tertiary network designed to increase the number of high achieving graduates entering the sheep and beef industry is proving hugely successful in only its second year.
The Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) brings together farmers with processing companies, banks and government to improve onfarm productivity.
The Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) is to launch a series of computer courses to help farmers put technology to work.
New Zealand farmers in general know how to grow feed and use it, but need more focus on quality, says San Jolly, an Australian expert in dryland nutrition.
The Agri-Women's Development Trust business programme for sheep and beef farming women has been confirmed for 2016 with funding from the Red Meat Profit Partnership.