Saturday, 22 August 2015 16:00

Dairy not all bad

An agribusiness consultant and former banker, David Jones, says the so-called ‘dairy crisis’ is not ‘armageddon’.

Published in General News

Dairymen in California see themselves as the “star model for dairying” but they are far from creaming it.

Published in World News
Monday, 27 April 2015 15:55

Positives in low prices

Low dairy prices will benefit the New Zealand dairy industry in the long term, says a Lincoln University official.

Published in General News
Friday, 24 April 2015 15:54

Something in the water?

Your old mate wonders if there’s something in the water that’s caused the recent raft of departures – some sudden – of many top executives in the agri sector.

Published in The Hound

Teaching about agriculture and food should start at school, says Waikato University’s agribusiness head Jacqueline Rowarth.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 00:00

Agribusiness leaders tasked with challenge

TRYING TO determine how primary producers can achieve the Government’s goal of doubling New Zealand’s exports by 2025 was the focus of a meeting of the agribusiness ‘boot camp’ group in Wellington last week.  The meeting was attended by the chairs and senior managers representing 80% of New Zealand’s primary exports.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 00:00

Cut fees for Ag degrees

GETTING YOUNG people into agribusiness is critical for New Zealand’s future, says ANZ chief economist Cameron Bagrie.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 14:12

Editorial - Only the best

THE TIDE appears to be running in on the numbers of students choosing studies that may lead to agri sector careers. We may be witnessing the end of schools careers advisors nudging only their less able students towards the industry.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 12:27

Are you bright enough for Ag?

THE AGRICULTURE-BASED degree courses at Massey have changed and kept pace with the changing demands of the primary sector. If you are bright enough then maybe a career in the agribusiness sector is for you.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 20 June 2014 16:42

Techno Expo gets off to a flyer

AN INAUGURAL Technology Expo run as part of Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s Central Otago ‘Farming For Profit’ programme has been hailed a success by organisers.

Published in Management
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