The Hound notes that one of the country’s poorest financially performing state-owned enterprises – the Government farming entity Landcorp (or…
When Lachie Johnstone first started on the board of Farmlands 19 years ago the rural services cooperative ran 32 stores with a turnover of $280 million.
The intended chairman of Farmlands Co-Operative, Rob Hewett, expects to take over a business in good heart and well-placed for the future.
Crop establishment, particularly various ways of doing it, was the focus of a recent field day near Taupo.
Shareholders in the farm services co-operative Farmlands will be voting on the first big change to its constitution since 2013 at the annual meeting to be held in Hokitika on November 23.
It is getting harder to find good people willing and able to step into governance roles in rural co-operatives, says Farmlands Co-operative chairman Lachie Johnstone.
Farmlands Cooperative has been named the New Zealand winner of KPMG’s prestigious Global Customer Experience Excellence (CEE) Award.
New Zealand agriculture is facing interesting times and we need to be ambitious if we’re to win. The model that has enabled us to succeed for 100 years cannot ensure our success in the future.