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Wednesday, 09 December 2015 09:25

Robot to give kids’ thumbs a rest

The first robotic milker in a southern hemisphere high school is running at Feilding High School, Manawatu.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 07:00

Students take out gold

An EIT foursome have achieved a first as the only students to win gold in New Zealand's Bragato Wine Awards.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 16:15

Identifying insect species crucial to biosecurity

Lincoln University students are scouring the country to discover new insect species and keep ahead of potential threats to agriculture and the environment.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 03 September 2015 12:32

Privileged to get a look at sector

The New Zealand horticulture Industry has created an integrated, robust and thriving foundation from which it is ready to “explode into future success”, says Waikato University student Jack Keeys.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 12:09

Passion ignited in hort’s next generation

Sponsoring students to attend the national conference is one way Horticulture NZ has set out to engage the next generation. 

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 11:48

Numbers game

The Hound understands the recent crowing by Massey and Lincoln universities about the ‘huge growth’ in ag student numbers this year needs to be put into perspective.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 08:43

Young students lead animal parade

FOLLOWING THE Canterbury A&P show, the Synlait Boys and Girls Agricultural Club, last week held their own championship day at Canterbury Agricultural Park.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 00:00

IT students need herding into primary sector

TOO MANY information technology students are overlooking the technological needs and opportunities of the primary sector, even though career prospects are high and the potential for new discoveries with scientific and commercial value considerable.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 12 July 2012 13:21

Driving towards farming careers

Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre this week is hosting 25 Primary Industry Trades Academy (PITA) students at its Wairarapa Campus for a full week of practical skills training.

Published in General News

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