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Visit our new Knowledge Hub - it gives you access to a range of fact sheets, tools and calculators designed to help you run a successful farm operation.

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Upcoming Events


New Zealand Agriculture 2050 – Pathways of Innovation Symposium

Sun 8 December -
Mon 9 December
University of Otago

This Symposium will look at securing the future of food production in New Zealand – “Farmers know the problems, does science have the solutions?”


NAIT Workshops

Tue 10 December -
Wed 11 December
Puketapu on 10 December, Putorino on 10 December and Tikokino on 11 December

Need help with NAIT? OSPRI is hosting three free workshops in Puketapu, Putorino and Tikokino.


Ag Proud NZ Free Barbecue Lunch: Hamilton

Tue 10 December
Hamilton Lake (Rowing Club end)

There will be a free lunch hosted by AgProud, Rural Support, Donaghys, Silver Fern Farms and Jacqui Owen Legal to celebrate the great work the agricultural sector is doing and to help strengthen the bond between town and country.


B+LNZ 'Protecting your Patch' Biosecurity Workshop: Dannevirke

Tue 10 December
The Hub Dannevirke

Join us for this free workshop, where you assess your current on-farm biosecurity practices and begin developing an action plan that addresses any gaps.


Federated Farmers Gisborne-Wairoa Farmer of the Year 2020

Fri 20 December

Entries are now open for this prestigious bi-annual competition and much respected event.


AWDT 'Understanding your Farming Business' courses for women: WNI

Tue 4 February 2020 -
Thu 12 March 2020
Starting in Marton: 4 Feb, Woodville: 5 Feb, Raetihi: 13 Feb and Opunake: 13 Mar

Registrations for the 2020 Understanding Your Farming Business (UYFB) programmes are now open.


AWDT 'Understanding your Farming Business' courses for women: SSI

Tue 4 February 2020 -
Thu 21 May 2020
Wyndham: 4 Feb, Drummond: 5 Feb, Heriot: 29 Apr, Athol: 30 Apr, Gore: 20 May, Balclutha: 21 May

Registrations for the 2020 Understanding Your Farming Business (UYFB) programmes are now open.


AWDT Future Focus: Hastings

Tue 11 February 2020
Hastings: 11 February (Module 1) & 10 March (Module 2)

Planning your farming future – together.


AWDT Wāhine Māia, Wāhine Whenua Programme: MNNI

Wed 12 February 2020 -
Thu 27 February 2020
Starts in Reporoa on 12 Feb and Auckland on 27 Feb

Registrations are now open for the 2020 programme.


Southern Field Days

Wed 12 February 2020 -
Fri 14 February 2020

On show over three days, the latest in rural technology, equipment and ideas from around the world will be on display.

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