A mate of the Hound reckons outgoing special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen, who is due to finish his current…
Farmers understand they must work with the Government to improve the environment, says a noted Massey University scholar.
Primary ITO will apply to the Ministry of Education for more Trades Academy places with demand from schools now outstripping supply.
Farmers and others in the agri sector need to speak at schools if New Zealand is to get more young people choosing agri careers.
Any suggestion of a merger between Lincoln University and the University of Canterbury is now dead in the water following the Minister of Education’s rejection of a partnership proposal by the two institutions.
In a move to improve farming training the Government will set up an industry ‘centre of excellence for vocational education’ – or CoVE.
The Government is paying another $4.7 million to keep the Telford farm campus going for another two years.
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.