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Managing Climate Change on Orchards

Orchards worldwide are dealing with the impacts of changing climate. AgFirst’s John Wilton outlines what current research reveals on how to manage the impacts of milder winters and warmer spring.

Featured, Horticulture

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AgFirst helps to transform the maize & soya value chain in Rwanda

AgFirst’s James Allen has been a key leader in transforming the value chain of maize and soya bean crops in Ethiopia and Rwanda.

Agriculture, Featured

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Fieldays Competition 2019

We’re at Fieldays and to celebrate we have an amazing PRIZE to give away! We have a ‘Half Day Business Review for your Agribusiness’ package up for grabs. How to enter the competition: You can enter the draw two ways: Visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/AgFirstNZ and answer our competition question If you’re at Fieldays, visit …

Uncategorised

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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’.

Environmental

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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. 

Featured

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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.

Horticulture

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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.

Dairy

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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.

Dairy

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