A Waikato principal has found no joy in his efforts to get the Ministry of Education to rethink the use of synthetic carpets in Kiwi schools.
College of Sciences in the firing line – including Manawatū’s only engineering course.
The graduates are mentored through comprehensive modules led by respected rural professionals and exceptional local farmers.
Rangiora High School was considering moving away from animal agriculture as they explored ways to make their farm more relevant in the 21st century.
Federated Farmers weighs in on the future of two of the country’s long-standing high school farms facing tough decisions.
Garden to Table Charitable Trust to expand growing and cooking programme.
Muka Tangata working with industry on the development of a full suite of qualifications.
Growing trend of young women pursuing careers in agribusiness is evident in the applicant pool for Perrin Ag’s Empower Graduate Advisor Programme.
Well-educated people are needed to meet future challenges to the sector, says Lincoln VC.
Enviroschools fund oversubscribed as Manawatū-Whanganui schools clamour for sustainability projects.
In the College of Sciences, all postgraduate qualifications relating to plant science are tagged for closure.
Rabobank competition winners to receive books teaching kids about where food and fibre come from.
Waimarie features state-of-the-art teaching, research and collaboration spaces in a park-like environment.
Farmers and environmentalists share a goal: healthier land use, say Chris Falconer and Marnie Prickett.
Shared love of working with animals creates bond between students.
Food and fibre careers showcased to high-schoolers around NZ.
Education on the farm campus a condition of liquidated property being sold.
Sector heavyweights and industry leaders meet top of the class in agri studies.
Carpet company offers 30% ‘product subsidy’ for cosier classrooms.
Inspiring results as Ag&Ed Innovation Challenge gets underway in Feilding.
Tatuanui students run native plant nursery to supply local dairy farmers and raise funds.
Universities score well in new and established indicators
The graduates hitting the job market now have picked up valuable skills, says Cheyenne Wilson.
Hundreds reached in first year of engaging young people with farm-to-fork story.
AgriHQ initiative aimed at attracting young people to sector to launch next month.
Pay day for Hawke’s Bay school as farm club makes a trip to the Stortford Lodge saleyard.
Young Farmer of the Year finds new ways of boosting the sector he loves.
Research is increasingly leading impactful change in the land-based industries, says VC.
Kiwitahi School children get down to it with kit sized for mini-farmers.
Rabobank programme exposes 20 high-schoolers to many and varied sectoral pathways.
Copies of the Grow boardgame are now being mass produced and several sets will be sent to the more than 100 schools across the country.
Sale will be subject to it continuing as educational institution.
Nationwide scheme encourages students to consider career in the primary sector.
Schoolchildren across New Zealand are learning about agriculture and food production through the fun of science.