Displaying items by tag: Primary Industries

MASSEY UNIVERSITY is well placed to provide the education needed to support the 50,000 new jobs in primary industries projected by 2025 in a new report, says Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Robert Anderson.

Published in General News
Friday, 06 June 2014 13:52

50,000 more workers needed

A REPORT that forecasts the future workforce needs of the primary sector, 'Future capability needs for the primary industries in New Zealand' has been launched by Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.

Published in General News
Friday, 16 May 2014 08:17

Budget boost for Lincoln

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY has welcomed the Government's decision to increase the level of Student Achievement Component (SAC) funding for science and agricultural based programmes.

Published in General News
Friday, 09 May 2014 14:36

Challenge promotes ag careers

AN INNOVATIVE new competition for Year 10 students helping to promote careers in the primary industries has been launched by Education Minister Hekia Parata and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:11

$9.9m in sustainable farming round

PRIMARY INDUSTRIES Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed the latest round of projects receiving funding from the Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF), covering a range of issues from water quality to climate change.

Published in General News
Monday, 26 August 2013 10:46

Boot camp success

The Primary Sector CEO Bootcamp conference last week was a major success, says Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.

Published in General News
Friday, 24 May 2013 16:24

Tech summit for primary industries

For the first time in New Zealand, a mobile communications event is being run specifically for primary industries.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 13:47

$80m earmarked for irrigation development

The Government is establishing a company to act as a bridging investor for regional water infrastructure development, outgoing Primary Industries Minister David Carter says.

Published in General News
Thursday, 25 October 2012 15:13

Oz agriculture minister visiting

Australian Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Joe Ludwig is in New Zealand on a two-day visit.

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