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Projection of beef forward marketing; building partnerships between dairy farmer and beef finishers.

The Circular Economy of Glass Packaging for the New Zealand Wine Industry and the Impact of a possible Container Deposit Scheme.

ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY AND THE NEW ZEALAND WINE INDUSTRY Implications for Government Policy in the Primary Sector

Do current extension methods cater for farmers with dyslexia?

Putting the food back into food: What will it take for our primary industry to produce nutrient-dense food?

Genetic gain opportunities: A trans-Tasman comparison.

Farmer Storytelling: Navigating our narrative

Preventative measures to combat food fraud and actively protect our New Zealand brand

Wool Image: Being Heard in the “Post-Truth” Era.

Breeder finisher collaboration.

Integrating pasture raised egg production into an existing farming business: A business plan.

Using ‘Meat for Kids’ as a vehicle to enhancing children’s knowledge about agriculture.

Old dogs, new tricks: An exploration of age and its influence on health and safety in New Zealand’s primary sector.

Grower’s role in promoting the value of New Zealand Kiwifruit: Mechanisms which encourage the use of good practice to create a positive identity for social license to operate.

Understanding what drives youth perspective to make radical change in agriculture.

How can rural professionals be more effective in this time of transformational change.

Boardroom to break-fence: pursuing a rural professional career while concurrently having a farming business interest.

Improving our on-farm Health and Safety Culture in Rural New Zealand.

Key factors in developing a culture of high performance within a senior management team in large scale dairy organisations.

Woodflows of the eastern southern North Island: 2019-2028

Supporting environmental sustainability in the red meat sector

First, Catch Your Crayfish – Linking New Zealand Food Producers and Consumers for everyone’s benefit.

A Classroom View of New Zealand’s Primary Industry

ONLINE LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS: Australian success, and the potential for New Zealand

An industrial analysis of dairy processors in New Zealand

Adding value to Onions

Utilising transformational leadership to increase team performance: A dairy farming perspective

Big Potential. Small Blocks: A concept to unlock the production potential held in New Zealand Lifestyle Blocks

The resilience of New Zealand dairy farm businesses – a post downturn evaluation.

What a waste: My story

Identifying innovative approaches to succession planning to retain the family farm

Can New Zealand dairy farmers regain control of their narrative from inside the farm gate

How can you influence shareholder engagement

Can we make stone soup for rural wellbeing

What is the future for farm compliance in New Zealand

Opening gates: Staff attraction and retention on New Zealand’s meat and fibre farms

The future of technical knowledge transfer at farmlands co-operative society

The importance of developing positive stress management and mindset skills in young dairy workers

Dairy farming, climate change and farm diversification

Future people capability requirements: A post farm gate perspective

Climate change and agriculture.

Meat without the moo: The life-cycle analysis of alternative proteins.

Planting manuka in the South Island of New Zealand to develop the economic value of manuka honey and impact on the apiculture sector.

Establishing and operating a sweet cherry orchard in Central Otago.

A strategy to communicate and engage members of a dairy cooperative.

What are the implications of technologies on rural banking by the year 2030

Sharemilkers’ and contract Milkers’ relationship between financial literacy and health and well-being.

Virtual fencing: Leading the digital transformation of New Zealand pastoral farming.

Collaboration of the primary sectors to educate tomorrows consumers.

Carbon neutral red meat brand.

Is there a need for an information platform to collaborate primary sector events.

Young people today.

Potential threats to New Zealand deer pet food from international wild deer supplies.

Building mental wellness in the rural sector.

Seasonal labour shortage in the kiwifruit sector.

The benefits of red-meat farmers opening the gate to agri-tourism.

Biologically integrated organic dairy and vegetable growing.

On-farm bio security planning.

Can a circular economy create added value for New Zealand agriculture.

Can vertical farming replace New Zealand’s productive land to deliver high quality fruits and vegetables in the future.

Developing a provenance strategy for premium exports: connecting consumer with producer.

The struggle is real- attracting and retaining young New Zealanders into dairying.

People capability in the New Zealand primary industries.

Mechanised silviculture: Opportunities and challenges for the NZ forest industry.

Opportunities for the NZ pork industry to compete with imports.

Has monitoring of financial objectives improved with improved technology.

Its more than just Kiwifruit: The impact on regional New Zealand as we try to meet the the growing demand for Kiwifruit development – Te Kaha case study

Preparing a team to manage a severe storm/flood across multiple dairy units: How do you prepare your business.

Pathways to farm ownership.

The future of Gisborne navel oranges: sweet or sour.

Beyond the borders of Nelson: The opportunity for growth of the New Zealand hop industry.

Looking forward to 2030: the un-sustainable development goals – corporate social responsibility and the New Zealand primary sector.

Tackling the effects of groundhog day in farm ownership.

Animal welfare in livestock production systems – how well do New Zealand farmers perform and where can we improve.

TB freedom in New Zealand’s domestic cattle and deer herds by 2026: Is this an achievable goal.

The Habit of engaging Human potential, Teal.

Federated Farmers: past, present and future.

Carbon sequestration rates on different land uses.

Mitigating nitrogen loss: The financial impact.

The effective leadership of remote agribusiness sales teams.

Leadership: What are the key attributes for success.

Water sharing in a water short catchment.

Trading Among Farmers (TAF):Why we need it, how well is it working and where to in the future.

How to earn your social licence to operate.

The Potential of Blockchain.

Public perception of the crop protection Industry and how this could be improved.

What should Wal Footrot do: An investigation into potential exit strategy for owners in the sheep and beef sector.

When milk engineering meets consumer demands and how this could affect the NZ dairy industry.

New Zealand’s future role in the global protein market.

Collaboration through the Cervena appellation.

New Zealand land tenure is holding back the success of agriculture

Joining the family: Attributes to support integration into a family farm business.

Technology use by sheep and beef farmers.

Hi-Tech humanitarianism: tech adoption on farm.

Industry crossroads.

Synthetic proteins. What will consumers be eating in the future and are our food producers aware.

Investigating the impact of social media on the primary industry in New Zealand.

Felling the Wall: An investigation into forestry training in the Gisborne region.

Hitting the marc in marlborough.

Deer industry leadership: design thinking for communication and engagement.

Deer Farmers attitude towards benchmarking and data recording system requirements.

The urban rural divide: How can the New Zealand dairy industry better its social licence with New Zealand’s urban populations.

Releasing our future.

Understanding student awareness of primary sector career opportunities.

Food trends in the sheep and beef sector.

Catchment groups: Fighting the water quality battle.

Profitability of the kiwi dream: What are the main drivers of profitability on north island east coast sheep and beef farms.

An exploration of social innovation within primary industry education.

Cultivation ideas, valuing the chain leveraging the investment.

Preventing pinkeye in young cattle.

Strategies or creating and implementing sustainable change programmes.

How has the financial liability of Sauvignon Blanc in Marlborough changed over the last five years in three major growing areas.

Farming in the family with positive succession planning and governance.

Growing wine grapes in an undercover system

Putting a face to the challenges of small, rural businesses in New Zealand.

Drivers Of On-Farm Compliance.

The time for change is now.

Recruitment for the future: Making the dairy industry the industry of choice.

Navigating the unknown: Effective primary sector leadership for the 21st century.

Regional changes in the New Zealand Dairy Industry: 1995-2015

Can we improve health and safety on kiwifruit orchards using software solutions.

Short term discomfort for long term gain.

Financial rewards within a sustainable kiwifruit business.

The potential role of trading systems in the allocation of nutrient discharge allowances.

The Agricultural Lure: Understanding the awareness of the read meat sector at high school level.

Indigenous branding creating an emotional connection.

Balance: Successfully managing concurrent on and off-farm roles.

Improving communication of primary industries research, science, technology and innovation.

Is the dairy farm training working?

What is the most profitable way to harvest asparagus in New Zealand.

Farm business strategic planning: A sheep and beef perspective

Stepping up to take a step back.

Validating the “brand” for New Zealand’s target dairy consumers in China.

Are rural co-operatives still relevant in New Zealand.

Viability of establishing a sheep dairy platform on North Canterbury dry land.

Exploring the opportunity of a holistic on-farm quality assurance program for the beef industry.

What Value do commercial farmers place on their animal genetics.

NZ Wagyu Inc. : Where to from here.

Nitrogen use on central otago sheep and beef farms.

Succession planning in the post harvest kiwifruit industry.

Is it possible to enhance environmental protection on a farm without sacrificing all your farm profits.

What does good governance look like for irrigation schemes to be perceived as successful.

Canterbury water management strategy.

Improving Maori capability to make decisions for the development of Maori land.

Communicating with our growers.

Courageous leadership: A look at present day leadership in New Zealand agriculture.

Spray Use In The Kiwi Fruit Industry: How are we communicating with our community here in the bay of plenty

Learning from other organisations: What can DairyNZ do better.

Toxicology and the New Zealand Farmer.

Comparing and contrasting adoption of technologies used overseas to New Zealand for managing variability on farm.

Maximising your asset.

Once Upon a Time Down on the Farm…

Emotional intelligence: Seismic shifts in the primary industry compel whole brain leadership

What does it take to be a Great Employer in 2016.

What makes a strong rural community.

Starting the family succession conversations

The dream that made us.

Organics: fat into the fire or get out of jail card.

Blackroom: A concept incubator for the future of coarse wool.

Bobby calves: The game changers within New Zealand’s supply chain.

Primary connections: Leadership pathways within rural organisations.

Preparing for the changing tide.

Avoiding complacency in kiwifruit biosecurity.

How technology is disrupting New Zealand agriculture’s value chain.

Search for the sweet spot in the New Zealand dairy industry.

Thinking small: what are the opportunities & challenges for a small farming business by adopting a niche marketing approach.

Effective family succession planning and governance.

Implementation of the fonterra palm kernel guideline.

Supporting our rural women.

Opportunities for private equity investment within the sheep/beef and deer industries.

How can we create value from compliance in the dairy industry.

Exploring stock access: Perspectives on framing the problem and solutions.

What are the critical success factors to an agricultural non-profit excelling in knowledge creation and dissemination for industry improvement.

Farmer capabilities: what’s next for New Zealand dairy farmers.

New Zealand growers priorities.

Funding the flow of milk: Dairy industry capital requirements.

How has New Zealand dairy employment trends changed in New Zealand since 2000.

Growing the Maori primary sector: A critique of national and regional strategies.

Deering to be different.

The value of using digital technology for farm paddock record keeping.

Analysis of production systems in the New Zealand dairy industry.

The future of fodder beet.

Developing light sand pasture dunes into irrigated land.

Did the concept of Te Aute College shape our leaders.

International agriculture investment: Foreign ownership of New Zealand farmland.

Success for the Maori primary sector is success for all New Zealand.

Opportunities for private equity investment within the sheep/beef and deer industries

Farm succession the key to success.

The NZ honey export company ltd pure New Zealand natural honey.

How can New Zealand dairy farmers thrive in the face of milk price volatility?

What does it take to effectively lead a group of volunteers: an exploration of the research and resources on leading volunteers.

Deer Farmers attitudes towards benchmarking and data recording system requirements

Technology use by sheep and beef farmers

How has the financial viability of Sauvignon Blanc in Marlborough changed over the last five years in the three major growing areas?

The Urban Rural Divide

Why do the All Blacks need a Coach when 76% of farmers don’t.

Farmer engagement with Fonterra shareholders’ council.

The next step: Intensification of east coast Hill country farming.

Increasing the pace of change: Barriers and motivations for adoption in the New Zealand kiwifruit industry.


Wealth creation: Building equity in the dairy industry.

Indigenous branding: Creating a point of difference to the New Zealand primary sector.

Supplying compliant beef out of season: A case study on King island, Tasmania.

Stoking secondary school students interest in agriculture.

Gold3: Are we driving the right behaviour.

Maintaining and enhancing biodiversity on the land and the opportunities this poses for farmers.

‘Prime vs. Bull’ : Making more cents out of the beef Industry.

The uptake of health and safety by dairy farming businesses in the Waikato.

Sheep milking in New Zealand: An analytical review

Changing Perceptions of Health and Safety in Agriculture: Current farmer attitudes and frameworks for changing the culture.

Family business decision making.

The hunt for the missing billion: NZ’s dairy beef opportunity.

Daring to have it all.

The current and future impact of machine to machine technology on the dairy industry in New Zealand.

Are there opportunities for faster innovation in the kiwifruit industry.

Antibiotics and dry cow therapy: What’s the problem.

Red meat career pathway.

Success of rural cooperatives.

Building a successful extension framework for livestock data link.

Intensive off pasture dairy farming: is it sustainable.

Leadership for future agribusiness: real world insights.

Opportunities and barriers to improving staff rosters on Waikato dairy farms.

Single point of entry

Farmer adoption of scheme supplied irrigation water

Canterbury Land and Water Regional Plan: Is It Equitable? Is There an Alternative Solution, Focusing on Agriculture.

OVERSEER® nutrient budgets: An unsung hero.

Kiwifruit in the next 35 years: Who is guiding the research to get there

Farming in a fishbowl: Insights from environmental leaders – James Ryan

How Important is Location in Determining Kiwifruit Orchard Returns.

Low level physical activity and the impact on the fitness of dairy farmers.

The Kellogg Journey.

Herding the Cats: Change Management in New Zealand Primary Industries.

A european canker (nectria canker) review

Exploring the design of a Nitrogen-Attenuating stand-off pad for dairy cattle.

Why are females underrepresented in the position of rural manager at ASB Bank Limited.

Nutrient management regulation and New Zealand deer farming.

Developing New Zealand’s primary industries social capital.

Level 3 graduate outcomes vs employer expectations.

An opportunity to grow peanuts (Arachis hypogaea) commercially in Northland.

Feeding the dragon.

The social impact of converting traditional agricultural land into horticultural land within my Iwi.

Future challenges and opportunities for hill country farming on the east coast.

Understanding the perspective of New Zealand sheep and beef farmers: Effects on the market orientation and farm performance in the read meat industry

The Role of Lamb Producer Groups in the NZ Industry.

Proof of Concept: Farm Genetic Plan for Commercial Enterprise.

Balance – successfully managing concurrent on, and off-farm, roles

The South Island Kiwifruit Market: Should we Cooperate.

Farmers and social media: Communication, connection, community.

What’s wrong with the 50/50 sharemilking contract.

Operating mechanics of New Zealand’s four main rural retail businesses.

Pipfruit sector: mechanisms for waste minimisation.

Which perennial ryegrass to sow.

Farming mums NZ: The next step.

Improving communication of primary industries research, science, technology and innovation

The 50/50 Sharemilking: Where are we in 2013.

Defining the cost of within orchard production variability on the overall profitability of a NZ apple orchard.

Connecting with the Conscientious Consumers.

Farming under nitrate leaching limits.

Farming families and succession.

The true cost of managing a 1000 plus cow dairy farm through a single cowshed.

Wintering in Canterbury/North Otago: Business Relationship between Dairy Farmers and Graziers.

Farming in the family with positive succession planning and governance

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