A wealth
of knowledge
and experience

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.

Extension 350 project: AgFirst involvement

AgFirst are consulting to Northland farmers as part of the Extension 350 project. The focus is on improving farmers' goals, profitability, sustainability and wellbeing on their sheep and beef businesses.

Catch Crop Sediment Mitigation Research

AgFirst are part of the Catch Crop Sediment Mitigation Group who are researching a range of catch crop species and establishment techniques. They aim to prove these crops have the ability to reduce sediment and surface flow losses following winter grazing of forage crops.

Supplement Trial in Northland

AgFirst consultants Kim Robinson and Chris Boom are involved in running a supplement trial for the Northland Dairy Development Trust.

Northland Supplement Trial: First Year Results

AgFirst consultants, Kim Robinson and Chris Boom, are leading a groundbreaking supplement trial at a Northland Research Farm.  The ongoing trial compares profits across 3 systems: pasture only; PKE only and PKE plus other supplements.

Financial Survey 2019: Central North Island Hill Country Sheep & Beef

This report summarises the results of a financial survey of sheep and beef farms across the central North Island, carried out by AgFirst through June 2019.

Financial Survey 2019: Waikato & BoP Dairy

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 2019.

Mitigation of On Farm Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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).

Waikato & BoP Dairy Report – June 2018

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. 

NZ Aid helps Rwandan Smallholders – AgFirst’s input invaluable

Small-scale farmers in Rwanda struggle to capture the full value of their maize harvests. 

Waikato & BoP Dairy Report – June 2017

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.