Tuesday, 02 July 2019 08:05

Ravensdown CEO takes out premier award

Ravensdown chief executive Greg Campbell has been named the 2019 Primary Industries Chief Executive of the Year at the inaugural Primary Industries Awards.

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 June 2019 11:01

Primary sector exports continue to soar

New Zealand’s primary sector exports continue to surpass expectations, with revenue forecast to grow 7.1% on the previous financial year.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 05:00

Guy keeps the faith

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy says the agriculture sector remains in good heart despite Fonterra’s recently announced reduced forecast payout. 

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 June 2015 08:08

TB on the decline, but outbreaks costly

The stigma of bovine TB remains huge in rural communities despite a decline in the number of infected herds, says Stu Hutchings, group director of OSPRI.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 23 January 2015 09:08

MBIE report backs primary sector careers

Lincoln University has welcomed the findings of a Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) report that shows favourable career prospects for those looking at the primary sector.

Published in General News
Friday, 05 December 2014 00:00

Primary industry education - not there yet

Lincoln University says that while there are some encouraging signs of changing perceptions concerning primary sector qualifications and careers, a recent Ministry of Education report suggests there is still a long way to go.

Published in General News
Thursday, 27 November 2014 13:55

State’s ‘export double’ vision

PRIMARY INDUSTRIES minister Nathan Guy aims to double the value of exports by 2025.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 00:00

MPI defends PGP extension

THE MINISTRY for Primary Industries has defended technology transfer to farms from Primary Growth Partnership programmes, following criticism from former Landcorp chief executive, and now Beef + Lamb Genetics chairman, Chris Kelly.

Published in General News

A CHANCE to see at first-hand the employment opportunities in the primary sector proved a hit for some 40 secondary teachers from the greater Wellington and Horowhenua regions. 

Published in General News
Monday, 10 November 2014 14:05

From hard slog to bright future

TWO LYTTON High School students are eyeing a brighter future as they work towards achieving their primary industries VP awards.

Published in General News
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