Ideas that grow podcast

ideas that grow.

About the podcast.

The ‘Ideas that Grow’ podcast is bought to you by Rural Leaders. Our mission is to grow world class leaders through the Nuffield NZ Farming Scholarship and Kellogg Rural Leadership Programme.

The podcast series draws on the insights from innovative rural leaders, to help plant ideas that grow, so our regions can flourish.

All guests are arranged by Rural Leaders. Ideas That Grow is presented in association with our supporting partner Farmer’s Weekly.

And in case you are wondering, Pāhautea is a maori word, meaning ‘flourishing.’

Featured Podcast.

If you’d like to profile your research or any innovative work in your business, industry or community that you’ve been working on since your studies then please get in touch Matt Hampton at matthampton@ruralleaders.co.nz

April 2022

Dan Shand:
Learning to fly – drone technology on farm

Dan Shand, 2014 Nuffield Scholar talks about the value-add of drone technology on his farm. From spraying legumes to mustering, drones have transformed the way Dan farms Island Hills Station near Culverden, in North Canterbury. 

Listen to the podcast here.

You can read his Nuffield research report here:

The use of mobile technology in the red meat sector.

Our programmes work in partnership with some of New Zealand’s leading agribusiness organisations – click here for more.​