AgFirst has a wealth of knowledge and experience in project management. With the range of skills and coverage throughout the majority of the country we are well situated to take on projects of any size and locality. We have also been involved in cross-sector projects. Below is a list of some of the projects that AgFirst have been involved in at both a national, regional and office level.
A report on the modelling work done over four years on a range of dairy and sheep and beef farms, as part of a number of projects, including for the New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre (NZAGRC).
This report summarises the results of a financial survey of dairy farms across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions, carried out by AgFirst through June 2018.
Small-scale farmers in Rwanda struggle to capture the full value of their maize harvests.
This report summarises the results of a financial survey of dairy farms across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions, carried out by AgFirst through June 2017.
AgFirst have recently carried out an economic evaluation of reticulating stock water on hill country sheep & beef farms. This showed strong positive financial returns, as well as environmental gains.
The Professional Primary Producers Business Management Programme is a partnership between Primary ITO and DairyNZ aiming to support capable dairy farmers to pursue excellence in dairy farm business management. Following a highly successful pilot in 2016, the programme is being made available to a limited number of farmers in a second pilot in 2017.
The objective of this study was to investigate the financial aspects of a barn system based on an investment cost-benefit analysis approach, and to investigate the resultant change in farm system, as well as the associated environmental footprint measured in terms of nitrogen and phosphorous leaching and greenhouse gas emissions via OVERSEER®.
A study by Phil Journeaux of AgFirst Waikato funded via the Farmax/DairyNZ Dairy Consultant of the Year Award...