Wednesday, 17 July 2019 12:55

Shearing and wool courses

New ‘micro-credentials’ in wool harvesting will help meet a critical need to train shearers and wool handlers, claims Primary ITO chief executive Linda Sissons.

Published in General News

One in five of all people wanting to take up a dairy apprenticeship is coming from Auckland.

Published in General News

Dairy farming is a hands-on industry, but Frankie Stevens discovered that understanding the theory and business practices that underpin a farm is the key to success, comments Primary ITO.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 16 August 2018 13:55

Upskilling helps tackle HR issues

The 2007 national Farm Manager of the Year award winner Emily Woolsey (32) and her husband Daniel, of Southland, had a good grasp of dairy farming, says Primary ITO.

Published in Agribusiness
Monday, 09 April 2018 11:14

Scheme to attract 100 apprentices

A dairy apprenticeship scheme jointly developed by Federated Farmers and Primary ITO could have 100 apprentices nationwide by June.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 February 2018 08:55

Primary industries – a great career choice

Primary ITO’s CEO Dr Linda Sissons, has a long career in vocational education, but it has only been in the last three years that she has “dived” into the primary sector.

Published in Industry
Monday, 16 October 2017 06:55

Young Kiwis offered priority training

The dairy industry has launched an ambitious scheme to encourage young New Zealanders to make careers on farms.

Published in General News

Brent Love, director farm enterprise at KPMG, explains how to make it in dairy for 20-somethings.

Published in Opinion

Brent Love, director farm enterprise at KPMG, explains how to make it in dairy for 20-somethings.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 09 January 2017 15:50

Commitment pays off for farm worker

Team spirit, pride in her work and a determination to succeed in her studies have proved a winning combination for Taranaki woman Amy Kimura.
Published in General News
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