The Hound, like everyone else in New Zealand, was shocked and stunned by the senseless shootings in Christchurch last month.
A group of high school students have spent four days on a live-in event at Waikato University to learn more about career opportunities in agriculture.
Balclutha's troubled Telford agricultural training institution has been thrown a one-year lifeline by the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT), Invercargill.
An agri-leadership course held recently had secondary students ‘buzzing’ about career opportunities in agriculture — even though many already came from farms.
The biggest barrier to youngsters choosing careers in agriculture is parents’ thinking that agriculture is “just a dumping ground.”
Six inspirational young people from around New Zealand have been named as the Silver Fern Farms Plate to Pasture Youth Scholarships recipients for 2018.
A New Zealand representative at the recent Youth Ag-Summit in Brussels is arguing for agriculture to be properly integrated into the secondary school curriculum.
A leading exponent of once-a-day milking says it’s important that New Zealand attracts intelligent, keen young people to the dairy industry.
A new booklet aimed at inspiring young people to make a career in the dairy industry is newly published by DairyNZ.
DairyNZ has awarded 55 scholarships to tertiary students as part of a wider drive to support young talent into the dairy industry.