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A long, dry summer: plan ahead

Paddocks are crisp underfoot and a dusty-brown colour. We share some tips on how to plan for rain – or yet even more shine!

Dairy, Featured

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Love your Land on Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, you’re invited to a field day in Rangitikei, learning how to better ‘Love your Land’.


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A new wave of stress relief

Surfing for Farmers, a stress-busting initiative that has been set up by AgFirst’s Stephen Thomson is proving to be an incredible success story. 


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OrchardNet gets a fresh new look

OrchardNet is ten years old and to celebrate we have been spring cleaning. The new modern design is easier on the eye with a fresh colour scheme, fonts and icons.


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Carbon Cost Shock

Huge costs in NZ’s zero carbon goals that could set the country back more than a trillion dollars have been side-lined in Government calculations says AgFirst’s Phil Journeaux.

Dairy, Environmental, Sheep & Beef

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AgFirst consultant key driver in planning for the future

AgFirst consultant, Mark Macintosh, is proud to be a key driver in helping ensure the Taumanu Lands Trust farm is set up to serve future generations.


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Evolving Dairy Industry Now More Professional

Overall the dairy industry is more professional and in a good space, but volatility will continue, says James Allen.  As James steps down as Chairman and focuses on his role as managing director of AgFirst Waikato, he shares his views of the future of the dairy industry.


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AgFirst facilitates King Country farmers action group

King Country farmers have formed an action group, focusing on bench-marking and using Farmax software. The group is facilitated by AgFirst consultant, Steve Howarth.

Sheep & Beef

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Professional of the Year Award

The Hawkes’ Bay Agricultural Pastoral Society announced AgFirst Pastoral Consultant Phil Tither as the Bayleys Hawkes’ Bay Primary Sector Professional of the Year in recognition of an outstanding contribution to Hawkes’ Bay through the provision of professional services to the primary sector…


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Media release – AgFirst Manawatu

New Zealand’s largest rural consultancy business, AgFirst, are thrilled to be expanding into the Manawatu/Whanganui Region.
The new office, headed by Erica van Reenen, will be focused on pastoral agriculture and will offer farmers a range of services…

Agriculture, Dairy, Environmental, Sheep & Beef

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