Fonterra has copped a fair bit of stick from the Hound over the years. However, on this occasionyour old mate…
An agribusiness consultant and former banker, David Jones, says the so-called ‘dairy crisis’ is not ‘armageddon’.
Dairymen in California see themselves as the “star model for dairying” but they are far from creaming it.
Low dairy prices will benefit the New Zealand dairy industry in the long term, says a Lincoln University official.
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.
Teaching about agriculture and food should start at school, says Waikato University’s agribusiness head Jacqueline Rowarth.
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.
GETTING YOUNG people into agribusiness is critical for New Zealand’s future, says ANZ chief economist Cameron Bagrie.
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.
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.