Displaying items by tag: management

Friday, 11 March 2016 14:29

Fonterra manager resigns

Maury Leyland, Fonterra's managing director of people, culture and safety, and member of Fonterra's Management Team has resigned for personal reasons.

Published in General News
Thursday, 25 February 2016 12:25

Applications open for 2016 Farm Managers Program

The "once in a lifetime opportunity to spend a week with other like-minded farmers and world class presenters" was the impetus for farmer Blair Drysdale to apply for the Rabobank Farm Managers Program.

Published in General News
Sunday, 05 July 2015 06:00

Advance Parties gaining traction

Deer Industry NZ is fielding an upsurge in the number of farmers wanting to join an Advance Party (AP).

Published in Management
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 11:08

Minimum farm standards set

Minimum management standards expected of Canterbury’s farmers by June 2017 are defined in a newly released booklet, albeit without a single number on associated nutrient losses.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 11:57

Failing to plan is planning to fail

The need for farmers to have a sound strategy to avoid flip-flopping from year to year is now more important than ever. 

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 16 April 2015 10:28

Limited pasture requires precision management

Western Australian dairy farmers Ruth and Ian McGregor can only rely on pasture for five months of the season on their Chapman Hill farm, near Busselton, so each blade grown must be maximised.

Published in Farm Health
Saturday, 14 February 2015 00:00

Plan feed for cows carefully

Carefully consider feed planning decisions to keep cows in milk while maintaining their condition, advises DairyNZ.

Published in General News
Friday, 10 October 2014 15:53

Australia works on worm management

NEW STRATEGIES for targeted treatment to control scour worms (Trichostrongylus spp.) in sheep are being developed in Australia to avoid drench resistance.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 16:14

Two senior Fonterra appointments

FONTERRA HAS announced two senior appointments to its management team.

Published in General News

DURING THE lead-up to the launch of ‘Farming in the Cloud’, Xero discovered on average only about 10% of farmers have onfarm accounting software, says Xero’s rural specialist Ben Richmond.

Published in Agribusiness
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