About this special report
Food producers in New Zealand must evolve to meet the expectations of markets, society and government – and quickly. What type of leaders do we need to make sure that happens? How will they advocate for the best path forward while taking the farming community with them? Farmers Weekly speaks to the leaders tasked with this challenge in our latest special report.
Daniel Eb says a new farm business model is needed that is less reliant on input costs.
Andy Thompson chats to Bryan Gibson about the rural leadership special report.
"It sucks up time and is incredibly frustrating trying to get changes at the same time as farmers are wanting to take pitchforks into the street." – Andrew Hoggard, Federated Farmers
Varsity scholarships get the ball rolling on identifying talent.
Groundswell says neither politicians nor organised agriculture has farmers’ backs.
Catchment groups are ready-made vehicles for engagement from both sides.
Chair of the Ruralco rural supply chain shares her wisdom as she moves on.
Leaders must work to create a better future, not just a better present, O’Connor says.
Leaders of the past three decades have faced fewer challenges than today.
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