The graduates are mentored through comprehensive modules led by respected rural professionals and exceptional local farmers.
Proud grandad from Silverdale pulls off tricky feat with ‘sensational’ single-meat offering.
Squad of newcomers looking to reclaim Cup after last year’s defeat.
On-farm training opportunities expanded in Waikato and Southland.
Giving team members the opportunity to gain an on-the-job qualification means farmers can retain both staff and their skills longer, says Hauraki District dairy farmer Ilona Pohlmann.
A Southland dairy farmer says that farming can be isolating at times and learning to take a moment and reflect on your situation or state of mind and how you can improve it was tested at Outward Bound.
Collaboration gives Otago learners new on-farm learning opportunities
Seven national finalists will battle it out over three days for the prestigious title.
Shepherds, stock managers and agri professionals gather for field day.
Veterinary Council takes three-pronged approach to addressing need.
Skills and gear shared on five-week trip as local wool sector shows ‘huge scope’ for growth.
Supply of vets for farm and domestic needs can’t keep pace with demand.
Emerging talent and career options in horticultural sector showcased
Contestants will be tested on their practical skills as well as general knowledge at the AgriKids NZ Grand Final.
A young veterinary student says winning the Taranaki Manawatū FMG Young Farmer of the Year was something he didn’t expect.
Waikato Bay of Plenty FMG Young Farmer of the Year gives credit to her upbringing for setting her up with the skills she has today.
Hailing from the West Coast, Nick O’Connor is representing the Tasman region as he battles it out with his brother.
System tested on 100 farms to avoid repeat of winter grazing errors.
Wool and dairy courses offered for schoolkids.
South Otago’s Paul Collins and Sky overcome serious illness and injury to compete – and win.
Tiny club 20km from Amberley dominates short head and yard final.
Hawke’s Bay farmer and Jude triumph at Sheep Dog Trial Championships.
We need to look at food production through younger eyes and embrace the technologies that will help us evolve, writes Bryan Gibson.
At 77 years young, the Ōmarama man is ready to continue his record of excelling at the sport – just don’t ask him to do so on the opening weekend of duck-hunting season.
Agri-Women’s Development Trust helps prepare, inspire and support young women in food and fibre sector.
It is the first time the ploughman has visited either country, despite representing NZ on the world stage more than a dozen of times.
NZ pay rates have improved recently to be on par with Australia’s, but it is always a battle to find and retain top staff in this country.
Hawke’s Bay farmer Carmen Smith to oversee woolshed training needs.
An experienced farm manager is determined to be part of the solution for training new entrants to dairy.
There are four great course offerings, to allow you to choose what is best suited to your current need.
Team of four trainers with dairy experience bolster Ag Drive offering.
An anticipated return to normal global supply chains looks unlikely in the near-term due to port congestion in Europe from uncleared containers caught up in trade sanctions against Russia.
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