Thursday, July 7, 2022

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New chief executive appointed at Overseer

New chief executive appointed at Overseer

ByStaff reporterJul 6, 2022
Jill Gower has been appointed chief executive of Overseer Limited, the organisation that administers the farm planning and management tool OverseerFM. Gower is Overseer Limited’s former company secretary and has worked there for three years. Overseer board chair Ian Clarke…

Grab your gumboots and go dairy

ByStaff reporterJul 4, 2022
Kiwis are being encouraged to join the dairy sector, as one-third of dairy farms seek to fill vacancies ahead of a busy calving season which begins in July. Through a…

Born and bred to farm

ByRoss NollyJul 4, 2022
A Taranaki farmer who may have one of the smallest herds in New Zealand, milking through a 40-year-old walk-through cowshed, doesn’t let it hinder his herd’s production. Cliff Shearer milks…

Two to take on AWDT chair

ByAnnette ScottJul 4, 2022
One chair steps down and two step up to head the Agri Women Development Trust (AWDT). After three years heading the charitable trust, Linda Cooper is moving on.  As part…


Lincoln students lap it up at E Tipu

Lincoln students lap it up at E Tipu

ByCharlie WilliamsonJul 1, 2022
The E Tipu: The Boma Agri Summit held last month was a chance for rural leaders to come together and…
Innovation, stewardship key to irrigation awards

Innovation, stewardship key to irrigation awards

ByAnnette ScottJun 30, 2022
Irrigation New Zealand is on the lookout for farmers who show innovation and stewardship for this year’s awards. As part…
New initiative aims to fill worker shortages

New initiative aims to fill worker shortages

ByStaff reporterJun 28, 2022
A new initiative, Ag Work NZ, will try to entice more people to New Zealand and into farm worker and…
Aussie eyes on Kiwi beef goals

Aussie eyes on Kiwi beef goals

ByRichard RennieJun 28, 2022
Beef + Lamb NZ’s Informing NZ Beef programme is an ambitious industry plan to lift farm profitability, while also enhancing…
Nathan Guy appointed chair of Meat Industry Association

Nathan Guy appointed chair of Meat Industry Association

ByStaff reporterJun 27, 2022
Nathan Guy will take over as chair of the Meat Industry Association, replacing John Loughlin. Loughlin will finish his six-year…
Dairy sector launches new workforce plan

Dairy sector launches new workforce plan

ByStaff reporterJun 23, 2022
The dairy sector has unveiled a new plan to attract workers over the next decade. The Great Futures in Dairying…
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