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Action Group Directory

Organisation
North Otago Business Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details bonesandjo@gmail.com P: 027 289 6396 M: +64 27 2896396
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management
Objective
Business management of the farm
EP4
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management, People
Objective
Business and staff management of the farm
EP5
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management
Objective
Business and Financial management of the Farm
EP6
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Health and wellbeing
Objective
Continue with farm business planning. Development of personal skills with a focus on communication and leadership within the rural sector.
Organisation
ANZCO Action Network Group 2
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Wairarapa
  • Contact Details randelawson@gmail.com P: 06 856 6599 M: +64 27 6687800
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Feed management, Managing our soils
Objective
To be able to make more informed decisions with where money should be spent within the business by creating a formalised farm business plan to help increase farm productivity, profitability and sustainability.
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Feed management, Managing our soils
Objective
To be able to make more informed decisions with where money should be spent within the business by creating a formalised farm business plan to help increase farm productivity, profitability and sustainability.
EP4
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Feed management, Managing our soils
Objective
To be able to make more informed decisions with where money should be spent within the business by creating a formalised farm business plan to help increase farm productivity, profitability and sustainability.
Organisation
ANZCO Action Network Group 3
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
  • Contact Details snb@awapai.co.nz P: 021 502 384 M: 021 502 384
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Feed management, Managing our soils
Objective
To be able to make more informed decisions with where money should be spent within the business by creating a formalised farm business plan to help increase farm productivity, profitability and sustainability.
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Feed management, Managing our soils
Objective
To be able to make more informed decisions with where money should be spent within the business by creating a formalised farm business plan to help increase farm productivity, profitability and sustainability.
Organisation
King Country AgFirst
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Financial management
Objective
To encourage and support individual group members to reach their farm business goals.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Financial management
Objective
To encourage and support individual group members to reach their farm business goals.
Organisation
Profit and Healthy rivers
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details jmleigh@xtra.co.nz P: 2333144 M: +64 27 2422838
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment
Objective
To farm sustainably for improved profitability whilst striving for enhanced environmental outcomes
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Financial management
Objective
“To farm sustainably for improved profitability whilst striving for enhanced environmental outcomes”
Organisation
Taihape - BakerAg
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Nicola Bennett
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details raetihibennett@xtra.co.nz P: 027 438 5030 M: 027 438 5030
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management
Objective
The farm businesses within the group have not openly been active in either; bench marking, financial analysis or opening their business up to advisory services or third parties. They want to use the Action Group to; analyze and benchmark their business, set goals, be challenged by their peers, which will lead to positive change for the future.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Feed management
Objective
Set up an annual plan for the group and deliver this on time to budget.
Organisation
Wanganui BakerAg
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details gary@bakerag.co.nz P: 027 585 3222 M: 027 585 3222
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Financial management
Objective
The farm businesses within the group have not openly been active in either; bench marking, financial analysis or opening their business up to advisory services or third parties. They want to use the Action Group to; analyze and benchmark their business, set goals, be challenged by their peers, which will lead to positive change for the future.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Financial management
Objective
The farm businesses within the group have not openly been active in either; bench marking, financial analysis or opening their business up to advisory services or third parties. They want to use the Action Group to; analyze and benchmark their business, set goals, be challenged by their peers, which will lead to positive change for the future.
Organisation
North Canterbury Group 2
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details ceasaw@hotmail.com P: 03 314 4503 M: 03 314 4503
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Feed management
Objective
Increase farm business resilience and profitability
EP4
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Feed management
Objective
Increase farm business resilience and profitability
EP5
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Feed management
Objective
Increase farm business resilience and profitability
Organisation
Bruce District Agri-business group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details c.e.lister@outlook.com P: 03 417 7571 M: +64 27 2014728
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management
Objective
Become more business aware as farmers and agribusiness investors. We aim to utilise RMPP action network to learn the key principles of evaluating our farm businesses and the similarities and differences to a variety of agribusiness related businesses.
EP6
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management
Objective
Refine skills relating to investment on and off farm
EP7
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management
Objective
Refine skills relating to investment on and off farm
Organisation
Pasture persistence and performance Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details robanddaniquegirvan@gmail.com P: 03 417 7474 M: 027 833 5075
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Growing crops, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
To grow higher yielding pastures and crops in a sustainable system. Our group members are concerned that pasture yields are declining due to a number of pressures including pests (grassgrub, Porina, ASW) and we want to halt the decline and improve the health and longevity of pastures.
EP4
inactive
Areas of interest
Growing crops, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
The group want to focus on refining their systems to increase profitability, They will learn to assess the feed supply and animal demand requirements and make necessary system adjustments by September 2019
EP6
inactive
Areas of interest
Growing crops, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
The group want to focus on refining their systems to increase profitability, They will learn to assess the feed supply and animal demand requirements and make necessary system adjustments by September 2020
Organisation
Otago-Maniototo Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
Increase the efficiency of production and improve business financial performance.
EP5
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
Increase the efficiency of production and improve business financial performance.
EP6
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
Increase the efficiency of production and improve business financial performance.
Organisation
Lawrence district Better pastures to suit soils
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details mmccall@abacusbio.co.nz P: 03 477 6375 M: 027 207 6074
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Growing crops, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
The Lawrence area can be a difficult place to farm with intermittent summer dry conditions affecting lamb finishing potential and cash flow. pastures are not lasting as expected and we want to explore reasons why from soil fertility through to management.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Growing crops, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
Assess appropriate stock systems and class mix for properties and include the required crop plans to achieve sustainable and profitable production
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Feed management, Growing crops, Managing our soils
Objective
Be able to make the best crop and pasture choices for our farms
Organisation
Lawrence district more lambs faster and heavier
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details mmccall@abacusbio.co.nz P: 03 477 6375 M: 027 207 6074
No plans
Organisation
Strath Taieri
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
No plans
Organisation
Rangiwahia
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Fiona Curtis
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details mfcurtis@farmside.co.nz P: 06 328 2881 M: 021 022 21175
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
To achieve more profitable farming businesses.
EP3
inactive
Objective
Investigate improvement opportunities for hill country pastures within new freshwater regulations
Organisation
Taihape 1
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Dan Cottrell
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details jacqui.tink@gmail.com P: 06 388 0920 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Financial management, Managing our soils
Objective
To be more sustainable and profitable through the group collaboration and knowledge
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Financial management, Managing our soils
Objective
To be more sustainable and profitable through the group collaboration and knowledge
EP4
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Financial management, Managing our soils
Objective
To be more sustainable and profitable through the group collaboration and knowledge
Organisation
Taihape 2
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Jacob Mangos
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details katie-gordon@hotmail.com P: 027 350 6687 M: 027 350 6687
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Environment
Objective
Increasing farm profitability within the constraints of being socially & environmentally sustainable
EP2
draft
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Environment
Objective
Increasing farm profitability within the contraints of being socially and environmentally sustainable
Organisation
Morrison's Misfits
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management, People
Objective
To realise the full value of the opportunities provided by our business
Organisation
Hurunui Legumes
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details sarah@agribusinessgroup.com P: 027 622 0799 M: 027 622 0799
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
To have profitable farming businesses by growing & feeding productive dry matter, achieving or exceeding stock weights & production levels while ensuring we have good time spent with family.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
To have profitable farming businesses by growing & feeding productive dry matter, achieving or exceeding stock weights & production levels while ensuring we have good time spent with family.
Organisation
Gore Progressive Farmers
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Brett Hamilton
  • Region
    Southland
  • Contact Details donna@vetsouth.co.nz P: 03 209 0101 M: 027 296 8950
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
To work together to increase the profitability of sheep and beef farming through bench marking, improve feeding and animal management.
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
To work together to increase the profitability of sheep and beef farming through bench marking, improve feeding and animal management.
EP4
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
To work together to increase the profitability of sheep and beef farming through bench marking, improve feeding and animal management.
Organisation
North Waikato Farm Business Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To grow the groups knowledge and network, so a successful network of like farmers can leverage of each other.
EP3
draft
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To grow the groups knowledge and network, so a successful network of like farmers can leverage of each other.
Organisation
King Country - New Opportunities
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details johns@perrinag.net.nz P: 027 476 9428 M: 027 476 9428
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
“To improve the farming practices and the profitability; sustainability and enjoyment of group members, through a better understanding of Investment analysis; Animal health, Options for wool; improved pasture production and fertiliser use; and Environmental Implications.”
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Financial management, Managing our soils
Objective
“To improve the farming practices and the profitability; sustainability and enjoyment of group members, through a better understanding of Investment analysis; Animal health, Options for wool; improved pasture production and fertiliser use; and Environmental Implications.”
Organisation
Feed Planning
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
  • Contact Details johns@perrinag.net.nz P: 027 476 9428 M: 027 476 9428
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Feed management, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
“To improve farm performance and profit through better feed planning, financial analysis and pasture production.”
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Feed management, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
“To improve farm performance and profit through better feed planning, financial analysis and pasture production.”
Organisation
Improving Profit
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details johns@perrinag.net.nz P: 027 476 9428 M: 027 476 9428
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
“To improve farm performance and profit through better feed and financial management while also taking environmental issues and management into account.”
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Financial management, Livestock health & welfare, Regrassing
Objective
“To improve farm performance and profit through better feed and financial management while also taking environmental issues and management into account.”
Organisation
Agribusiness Growth Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management
Objective
Our mission statement is: To Provide an Environment where Families Life Aspirations are met through Encouragement, Support and Challenges of the Group This is underpinned by a drive to be farming high performing, profitable Sheep & Beef businesses, farming in the top 20% for EFS.
Organisation
1064 - East Otago Action Network
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details Michelle@mckenzieca.co.nz P: 027 288 9252 M: 027 288 9252
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management, People
Objective
To Increase profitability by working "on our business" using better management planning and practices across; business planning, succession planning, compliance and financial budgeting and monitoring
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Financial management
Objective
Understand The future of farming to stay ahead of game.
Organisation
maximizing profitability to achieve succession goals
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Gisborne
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Using fertiliser
Objective
The objective of the group is to lift production and profitability, in a sustainable manner, to enable the members to become bankable and create strong cash positions allowing for family members and bank loans to be paid out/off as quickly as possible.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Using fertiliser
Objective
The objective of the group is to lift production and profitability, in a sustainable manner, to enable the members to become bankable and create strong cash positions allowing for family members and bank loans to be paid out/off as quickly as possible.
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning
Objective
The objective of the group is to lift production and profitability, in a sustainable manner, to enable the members to become bankable and create strong cash positions allowing for family members and bank loans to be paid out/off as quickly as possible.
Organisation
Manawatu Increase Profit
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details johns@perrinag.net.nz P: 027 476 9428 M: 027 476 9428
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
“To improve farm profit through benchmarking, better financial analysis, improved pasture production and better livestock performance.”
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
“To improve farm profit through benchmarking, better financial analysis, improved pasture production and better livestock performance.”
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
“To improve farm profit through benchmarking, better financial analysis, improved pasture production and better livestock performance.”
Organisation
Far North Bull Beef Growers
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Northland
No plans
Organisation
Wairoa Beef
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Gisborne
  • Contact Details tomalin@gisborne.net.nz P: 06 837 8697 M: 027 777 3386
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
Sustainable and profitable beef policies. Must be moulded to each farm.
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
Sustainable and profitable beef policies. Must be moulded to each farm.
Organisation
Meat Production
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Blackler
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details timblackler@shandthomson.co.nz P: 03 418 0020 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Managing our soils
Objective
Working towards the aim of understanding the main drivers around profitability recognising that production does not necessarily translate to profit – i.e. how do we grow feed cheaply but convert it into meat in the most efficient/profitable way
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Managing our soils
Objective
Working towards the aim of understanding the main drivers around profitability recognising that production does not necessarily translate to profit – i.e. how do we grow feed cheaply but convert it into meat in the most efficient/profitable way
Organisation
Regenerative Agriculture - South Otago
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Blackler
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details timblackler@shandthomson.co.nz P: 03 418 0020 M:
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Feed management, Managing our soils
Objective
Practise farming in a way that views our farm as an ecosystem. Work towards regenerating and improving soil health to something we are proud to pass on to the next generation.
EP5
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Feed management, Managing our soils
Objective
Practise farming in a way that views our farm as an ecosystem. Work towards regenerating and improving soil health to something we are proud to pass on to the next generation.
Organisation
Canterbury Managers Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details julia.galwey@agrifoodstrategy.co.nz P: 027 477 8010 M: +64 27 4778010
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, People
Objective
Develop personal strategic plans and professional profiles.
Organisation
East Coast Hill Country Farming
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Gisborne
No plans
Organisation
CHB People in Farming Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Libby Tosswill
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
  • Contact Details bentosswill@yahoo.co.nz P: 021 192 5715 M: 021 192 5715
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, People
Objective
To become better people and business managers
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, People
Objective
To understand ourselves and others, to become better managers of our business
EP4
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, People
Objective
To be inspired to grow and develop, ourselves and our understanding of our core drivers.
Organisation
Alfredton Action Network Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Financial management
Objective
To increase individual farm EFS via business planning and improved environmental understanding of our properties, in order to lift animal performance and profitability
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Business planning, Environment
Objective
To increase the EFS of our farms via sustainable means.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
Improve our business profitability and sustainability
Organisation
CHB Building Efficiency into Farm Systems
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Managing our soils
Objective
Building efficiency into Farm Businesses
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Environment, Financial management, Managing our soils
Objective
Building efficiency into Farm Businesses
Organisation
1083 - Macraes
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Duncan McGregor
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details admin@havrincourt.co.nz P: 027 443 5817 M: 027 443 5817
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Growing crops
Objective
Maximise production and profitability in a sustainable manner
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Growing crops
Objective
Maximise profitability in a sustainable manner. - Profit in terms of $ but also being conscious of how that affects other aspects of farming - Wanting to be environmentally conscious - Family and personal well-being
Organisation
Sheep Performance
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Mary Graham
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
  • Contact Details grahamtribe@xtra.co.nz P: 06 856 5562 M: 021 942 275
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
To increase net profit.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance
Objective
To increase net profit.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Managing our soils
Objective
To increase net profit.
Organisation
King Country Sustainable Farm Business Group
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Kerri Blake
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details whakamarostation@gmail.com P: 07 896 8313 M:
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Environment
Objective
To further develop the sustainability in all aspects of our farm businesses. Building sustainable profits will provide the foundation to achieve improved outcomes for the people involved, the environment and future generations. We will adapt diverse but simple, efficient farm systems to deliver sustainable profits.
Organisation
Trial and Era
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Milligan
  • Region
    Gisborne
  • Contact Details warrenarthurmilligan@gmail.com P: 06 862 3218 M: 027 303 8083
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
Maximising Hill Country Production
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
Maximising Hill Country Production
Organisation
Pongaroa Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Alistair Timothy
  • Region
    Wairarapa
  • Contact Details racheljoblin@xtra.co.nz P: 027 558 8987 M: +64 27 5588987
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
Improve profitability of sheep and beef farming businesses. Businesses have knowledge, skill and network to make decisions for improved outcomes
Organisation
Regenerative Agriculture - Inland
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Southland
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Livestock health & welfare, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
To further understand and to tap into natural biological systems that enhance efficiency of our existing farm operations by treating our farm as an ecosytem.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To further understand and to tap into natural biological systems that enhance efficiency of our existing farm operations by treating our farm as an ecosytem.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To further understand and to tap into natural biological systems that enhance efficiency of our existing farm operations by treating our farm as an ecosytem.
Organisation
Waiau Irrigators Action Network
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Vikki Gould
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details gouldmw@amuri.net P: 027 244 1202 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Feed management, Financial management, Managing our soils
Objective
Harnessing the potential of irrigation development within traditionally dry-land sheep and beef farms to lift farm profitability.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Feed management, Financial management, Managing our soils
Objective
Harnessing the potential of irrigation development within traditionally dry-land sheep and beef farms to lift farm profitability.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Environment, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
Harnessing the potential of irrigation development within traditionally dry-land sheep and beef farms to lift farm profitability
Organisation
maximizing profitability to achieve succession goals - group 2
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Gow
  • Region
    Gisborne
  • Contact Details pdgow798@gmail.com P: 06 281 0544 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Regrassing, Using fertiliser
Objective
The objective of the group is to lift production and profitability, in a sustainable manner, to enable the members to become bankable and create strong cash positions allowing for family members and bank loans to be paid out/off as quickly as possible.
Organisation
Hogget 150 Club
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Carrie Thomson
  • Region
    Southland
  • Contact Details 1metre30@gmail.com P: 027 239 5697 M: 027 239 5697
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Animal performance, Feed management
Objective
Increase Hogget lambing performance of group.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics
Objective
150% hoggets
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Animal performance, Feed management
Objective
Increase Hogget lambing performance of group.
Organisation
Regenerative Agriculture - South Otago (2)
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Ainslie Kalb
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details pkalb@unifone.net.nz P: 027 486 1003 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
Develop methods for practical application of farming that acknowledges the ecosystem and recognises the biological connection assistng in building high value nutritionally dense produce. Build enough knowledge and trust to enable the application of Regenerative Principles (small or large scale) on farm with courage and confidence.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
Develop methods for practical application of farming that acknowledges the ecosystem and recognises the biological connection assistng in building high value nutritionally dense produce. Build enough knowledge and trust to enable the application of Regenerative Principles (small or large scale) on farm with courage and confidence.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
Develop methods for practical application of farming that acknowledges the ecosystem and recognises the biological connection assistng in building high value nutritionally dense produce. Build enough knowledge and trust to enable the application of Regenerative Principles (small or large scale) on farm with courage and confidence.
Organisation
North Canterbury carbon group
Membership: Open
  • Contact Viv Gray
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details pvgray@amuri.net P: 021 082 14323 M: 021 082 14323
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
How to build soil carbon and remain profitable
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
To build soil carbon and remain profitable
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
How to build soil carbon and remain profitable
EP4
active
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
Improve capacity to deal with climatic and market challenges
Organisation
Mangaotaki
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Kate Carter
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details czarcarter2000@yahoo.co.nz P: 07 877 8146 M: 021 677 825
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Business planning, Environment
Objective
To have a detailed look at how others set up their businesss through Finanacial and business structures. This is to be done by visiting all memebers farsm and focussinfg on these aspects by May 2020.
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Business planning, Environment
Objective
To have a detailed look at how others set up their businesss through Finanacial and business structures. This is to be done by visiting all memebers farsm and focussinfg on these aspects by May 2020.
EP4
active
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Business planning, Environment
Objective
To elaborate on the experiences of the last 2 years to ensure that the key learnings are cemented
Organisation
Greendale
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details sarah@agribusinessgroup.com P: 027 622 0799 M: 027 622 0799
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Feed management
Objective
To be farming within the limits of the Selwyn/Te Waihora Catchment and be profitable. To be growing & feeding productive dry matter to stock at the right time & achieving improving production levels while ensuring we have good time spent with family.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Feed management
Objective
To be farming within the limits of the Selwyn/Te Waihora Catchment and be profitable. To be growing & feeding productive dry matter to stock at the right time & achieving improving production levels while ensuring we have good time spent with family.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Feed management
Objective
To be farming within the limits of the Selwyn/Te Waihora Catchment and be profitable. To be growing & feeding productive dry matter to stock at the right time & achieving improving production levels while ensuring we have good time spent with family.
Organisation
Windwhistle
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details sarah@agribusinessgroup.com P: 027 622 0799 M: 027 622 0799
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Regrassing
Objective
To improve overall farm profitability & efficiencies on farm all while being aware that we are farming in the spotlight especially on the environment front. Ensure that farm, family & life balance are well lined up.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Regrassing
Objective
To improve overall farm profitability & efficiencies on farm all while being aware that we are farming in the spotlight especially on the environment front. Ensure that farm, family & life balance are well lined up.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Regrassing
Objective
To improve overall farm profitability & efficiencies on farm all while being aware that we are farming in the spotlight especially on the environment front. Ensure that farm, family & life balance are well lined up.
Organisation
Vet Services Environmental
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Rebecca Warburton
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
  • Contact Details dave.warburton@vshb.co.nz P: 06 876 7001 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment
Objective
To develop an environmental monitoring programme encompassing a holistic approach to measure progress in our farming business
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment
Objective
To develop an environmental monitoring programme encompassing a holistic approach to make progress in our farming business
Organisation
Improve MEP
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
  • Contact Details camille.flack@vshb.co.nz P: 027 836 4069 M: 027 436 0482
No plans
Organisation
East Coast Business Development Group
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Sarah McDermid
  • Region
    Marlborough
  • Contact Details woodbank@xtra.co.nz P: 03 319 4380 M: 027 318 9427
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, Financial management
Objective
This Action Group is focusing on business development. This is an area that the group is interested in as the topics being covered such as succession planning, business resilience and governance are relevant to all in the group.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, Financial management
Objective
This Action Group is focusing on business development. This is an area that the group is interested in as the topics being covered such as succession planning, business resilience and governance are relevant to all in the group.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, Financial management
Objective
This Action Group is focusing on business development. This is an area that the group is interested in as the topics being covered such as succession planning, business resilience and governance are relevant to all in the group.
Organisation
1114 - Grass Stains
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details Michelle@mckenzieca.co.nz P: 027 288 9252 M: 027 288 9252
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Financial management
Objective
To improve farm resilience
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Financial management
Objective
To improve farm resilience
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Financial management
Objective
To improve farm resilience
Organisation
Inspirational People and Business
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Wairarapa
  • Contact Details ed@bakerag.co.nz P: 027 214 1716 M: 0272141716
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, People
Objective
To better understand & manage our people within our farming business & community
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, People
Objective
Challenge the status quo by: 1.Define and Review a major expense by year end 2020 2.Define and Review a how communication and reporting occurs on farm by year end 2020
Organisation
West Coast
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details peter@perrinag.net.nz P: 027 444 5876 M: 027 444 5876
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Financial management
Objective
To improve farm profitability through a better understanding of our farm business and gaining knowledge from outside the group.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Financial management
Objective
To improve farm profitability through a better understanding of our farm business and gaining knowledge from outside the group.
Organisation
Millennials into farm ownership
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
  • Contact Details holisticag@gmail.com P: 027 665 9416 M: 027 665 9416
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Farm transition and succession, Financial management
Objective
For a group of millennials to grow their skills, knowledge, and equity and make progress towards farm ownership.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Farm transition and succession, Financial management
Objective
For a group of millennials to grow their skills, knowledge, and equity and make progress towards farm ownership.
Organisation
Ongarue
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details rj_fraser000@hotmail.com P: 07 894 5085 M: 021 288 5557
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Farm transition and succession
Objective
To develop meaningful farm benchmarks so progression can be easily tracked. To develop knowledge of Taumarunui Farm systems through exposure to experts to grow individuals businesses.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Farm transition and succession
Objective
To develop meaningful farm benchmarks so progression can be easily tracked. To develop knowledge of Taumarunui Farm systems through exposure to experts to grow individuals businesses.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Farm transition and succession
Objective
To develop meaningful farm benchmarks so progression can be easily tracked. To develop knowledge of Taumarunui Farm systems through exposure to experts to grow individuals businesses.
Organisation
Tokirima
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Monique Neeson
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details tokirima@gmail.com P: 07 893 8983 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Farm transition and succession
Objective
To develop meaningful farm benchmarks so progression can be easily tracked. To develop knowledge of Taumarunui Farm systems through exposure to experts to grow individuals businesses.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
To improve our understanding of what 'best practice' looks like in the Taumarunui Hill Country environment. Break it down into seasonal animal and pasture management strategies that deliver consistent, predictable animal performance and profit. Identify areas of opportunity on each others' farms and act on these.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
To improve our understanding of what 'best practice' looks like in the Taumarunui Hill Country environment. Break it down into seasonal animal and pasture management strategies that deliver consistent, predictable animal performance and profit. Identify areas of opportunity on each others' farms and act on these.
Organisation
Pasture to last a Lifetime
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Simon Greer
  • Region
    Southland
  • Contact Details skgreer@hotmail.co.nz P: 03 225 7819 M: 027 539 6533
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Regrassing
Objective
To investigate how ryegrass and clover can be managed effectively to gain the best utilization and quality. To monitor ryegrass and clover in the sward to identify where, when or if our management is impacting on persistence, quality and utilization.
Organisation
Automatic Lamb Feeders
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Graeme Black
  • Region
    Southland
  • Contact Details gl.rrblack@gmail.com P: +64272174594 M: +64272174594
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
Investigate the potential of Automatic Lamb Feeders to improve lamb survival both on farm and in the paddock whilst still remaining cost effective. Develop a best practise guide for their use.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
Investigate the potential of Automatic Lamb Feeders to improve lamb survival both on farm and in the paddock whilst still remaining cost effective. Develop a best practise guide for their use.
Organisation
Albury Young Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Regrassing
Objective
To operate profitable and satisfying farm businesses by achieving or exceeding stock performance targets, managing good on-farm practices and systems and effective business practices and by keeping successful personal wellness practices.
Organisation
Waitanguru
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Business planning, Financial management
Objective
To utilise the collective knowledge of farmers and experts to improve the farm business by 20% in profit, production and wellbeing by 1st July 2020
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Business planning, Financial management
Objective
To utilise the collective knowledge of farmers and experts to improve the farm business by 20% in profit, production and wellbeing by 1st July 2020
Organisation
King Country
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Nathan Blake
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details libby_wood@hotmail.co.uk P: 07 896 8368 M: 027 746 4233
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Growing crops
Objective
To improve the profitability of our farm business through a better understanding of our farm system and key external factors, and then farming smarter.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Environment, Farm transition and succession, Regrassing
Objective
To improve the profitability of our farm business through a better understanding of our farm system and key external factors, and then farming smarter.
Organisation
Matiere
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details Warwick@chalice-consulting.co.nz P: 021 923 377 M: 6421923377
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
To develop for each participating farm business, a farm business plan for the next 3 to 5 years with clear objectives, goals and performance measures and with a focus on improving on-farm feed production, meeting their environmental goals and on meeting the needs and expectations of their families.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
For group members to identify opportunities and barriers to increasing production and profitability of their farm business and and to support members in making the changes to address these.
Organisation
Te Kuiti
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details peter@perrinag.net.nz P: 027 444 5876 M: 027 444 5876
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Feed management
Objective
To learn from each other to make improvements on-farm and to our farm management careers
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Feed management
Objective
To learn from each other to make improvements on-farm and to our farm management careers
Organisation
Waimarino New Gen Group
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Carla Doolan-Blackburn
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details hamish.blackburn@gmail.com P: 06 385 9582 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
To become more profitable in our farming businesses through gaining a greater knowledge across many areas of them, and to build a closer network with the farmers in our group as confidants, friends and people to go to for advice and support.
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
To become more profitable in our farming businesses through gaining a greater knowledge across many areas of them, and to build a closer network with the farmers in our group as confidants, friends and people to go to for advice and support.
EP4
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
To become more profitable in our farming businesses through gaining a greater knowledge across many areas of them, and to build a closer network with the farmers in our group as confidants, friends and people to go to for advice and support.
Organisation
Regenerative Ag Kaipara
Membership: Open
  • Region
    Northland
  • Contact Details john@succession.co.nz P: 027 673 7885 M: +64276737885
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
Explore regenerative farming practices suitable for Kaipara district (temporary objective)
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
Explore regenerative farming practices suitable for Kaipara district (temporary objective)
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
Explore regenerative farming practices suitable for Kaipara district (temporary objective)
Organisation
Darfield
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details sarah@agribusinessgroup.com P: 027 622 0799 M: 027 622 0799
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Regrassing
Objective
To optimise stock and pastoral production under new irrigation systems that fit into the current farm system and make changes to the farm system where needed. To understand our farm businesses from a financial and business planning perspective using tools such as benchmarking and farm software programmes.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Regrassing
Objective
To optimise stock and pastoral production under new irrigation systems that fit into the current farm system and make changes to the farm system where needed. To understand our farm businesses from a financial and business planning perspective using tools such as benchmarking and farm software programmes.
Organisation
Planning for Performance Hawkes Bay
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Megan Truebridge
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
  • Contact Details mtruebridge@xtra.co.nz P: 06 874 9488 M: 021 374 591
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To improve the financial performance of our farm businesses with a focus on sheep productivity, forage and feed performance under a sustainbale farming system in a dryland environment
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To improve the financial performance of our farm businesses with a focus on sheep productivity, forage and feed performance under a sustainbale farming system in a dryland environment
Organisation
BP & CPW
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Financial management
Objective
Explore synergy between Banks Peninsula sheep & beef breeding hill country properties and Central Plains Watered fattening properties to model & improve the profitability & sustainability and resilience of the businesses. Projected completion date July 2020.
Organisation
Wairarapa Producer Group
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Tony O'Boyle
  • Region
    Wairarapa
  • Contact Details office@marangai.co.nz P: 06 372 6859 M: 027 279 4240
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Financial management
Objective
For the Wairarapa Producer Group to lead transformational change in food offering through our businesses, sustainably connecting product and people, delivering profitability from plate to pasture.
EP4
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Financial management
Objective
For the Wairarapa Producer Group to lead transformational change in food offering through our businesses, sustainably connecting product and people, delivering profitability from plate to pasture.
Organisation
The Futures
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Wairarapa
  • Contact Details geordiem007@gmail.com P: 021 980 117 M: 021 980 117
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Farm transition and succession, Financial management
Objective
For group members to be sought after for elite management opportunities and to progress through the industry to business ownership.
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Farm transition and succession, Financial management
Objective
For group members to be sought after for elite management opportunities and to progress through the industry to business ownership.
Organisation
CHB Environmental Group
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Anna Clouston
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils
Objective
Maximise on-farm Carbon Farming opportunities and take to market
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment
Objective
To create a carbon neutral or negative farm that is both economically and environmentally sustainable in the long term
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Environment
Objective
To create a carbon neutral or negative farm that is both economically and environmentally sustainable in the long term
Organisation
Our Soils
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Rebecca Trotter
  • Region
    Southland
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils, Using fertiliser
Objective
To gain a better understanding of the chemical, physical, and biological attributes of our soils. Look at the current management practices and how they effect these attributes and assess where they are sustainable. Implement changes to management so that the soil are more sustainable in the future.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Managing our soils
Objective
To understand suitable crop rotations which enhance soil biology and learn new tools to increase yields and management practices to enhance animal performance.
Organisation
Kaikoura Farm Improvement Club
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details stu.bayliss@tambo.co.nz P: 027 434 5252 M: 027 434 5252
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Business planning, Growing crops
Objective
To use the knowledge from within the group and subject matter experts to improve all the participants productivity and profitability. Plan to cover all aspects of farming but focus on what is of most importance to the host of the days discussions. Also to look at alternative income streams to help supplement farm income.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Feed management
Objective
To create sustainable farming businesses by becoming more informed of challenges that farming is facing both short and long term and to fully utilize the resources held within and outside of the group.
Organisation
Hawkes Bay Young Guns
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Financial management
Objective
To increase my "Equity"....and Equity is defined by this group as Knowledge Networks Confidence Wealth
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Farm transition and succession, Financial management, Growing crops
Objective
Objective To increase my "Equity"....and Equity is defined by this group as Knowledge Networks Confidence Wealth
Organisation
Southland Productivity to Profitability
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Southland
  • Contact Details matt.hore@rba.nz P: 022 652 5909 M: 022 652 5909
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management, Growing crops
Objective
“To optimise profitability, business return on investment, and create resilient businesses”
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management, Growing crops
Objective
“To optimise profitability, business return on investment, and create resilient businesses”
Organisation
Bull Beef Finishers
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details matt.hore@rba.nz P: 022 652 5909 M: 022 652 5909
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Feed management
Objective
To create sustainable and profitable opportunities through improved feed and stock performance.
EP3
active
Objective
To create sustainable and profitable opportunities through improved feed and stock performance.
EP4
submitted
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
To take learning from the various RMPP experts that talked to group along with individual knowledge to share & grow within the group.
Organisation
Marlborough/Tasman Business Growth
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Marlborough
  • Contact Details tempello@xtra.co.nz P: 03 572 8164 M: 027 602 4000
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, Financial management
Objective
This combined Marlborough and Tasman group are looking to focus on business growth to not only improve the profitability of their farm business but also plan for the future.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Managing our soils
Objective
The Marlborough and Tasman Business group is looking to focus on business growth to not only improve the profitability of their farm business but also plan for the future.
Organisation
Ngaroma
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Using fertiliser
Objective
To improve Production and Profit while being environmentally friendly, compliant, and meeting personal goals
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Growing crops, Managing our soils
Objective
To improve Production and Profit while being environmentally friendly, compliant, and meeting personal goals
Organisation
Sustainable dryland farm systems - Action Network Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Feed management, Managing our soils
Objective
To develop and grow sustainable farm businesses in a dry-land North Canterbury environment. Sustainable encompassing; 1) productive, profitable, and financial sustainable businesses, 2) environmentally sustainable farm systems that adhere to good management practices, 3) providing a sustainable work-life balance for ourselves and our staff
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Feed management, Managing our soils
Objective
To develop and grow sustainable farm businesses in a dry-land North Canterbury environment. Sustainable encompassing; 1) productive, profitable, and financial sustainable businesses, 2) environmentally sustainable farm systems that adhere to good management practices, 3) providing a sustainable work-life balance for ourselves and our staff
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Feed management, Managing our soils
Objective
To develop and grow sustainable farm businesses in a dry-land North Canterbury environment. Sustainable encompassing; 1) productive, profitable, and financial sustainable businesses, 2) environmentally sustainable farm systems that adhere to good management practices, 3) providing a sustainable work-life balance for ourselves and our staff
Organisation
Southbridge Action Network
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Growing crops
Objective
To explore different aspects of the farm system in order to understand some of the key profitability drivers. Looking into alternative crops and ways to best use crops in the farm system. Use knowledge from within the farm group and subject matter experts.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Growing crops
Objective
To explore different aspects of the farm system in order to understand some of the key profitability drivers. Looking into alternative crops and ways to best use crops in the farm system. Use knowledge from within the farm group and subject matter experts.
Organisation
Hawarden Irrigation Development Action Network
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, Regrassing
Objective
We are a group of farmers looking to undertake irrigation development projects under the Hurunui Water Project. In the early phase the objective of the group is to support each other through a sound planning and decision making process to develop profitable, irrigated blocks within dry-land North Canterbury farms.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, Regrassing
Objective
We are a group of farmers looking to undertake irrigation development projects under the Hurunui Water Project. In the early phase the objective of the group is to support each other through a sound planning and decision making process to develop profitable, irrigated blocks within dry-land North Canterbury farms.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, Regrassing
Objective
We are a group of farmers looking to undertake irrigation development projects under the Hurunui Water Project. In the early phase the objective of the group is to support each other through a sound planning and decision making process to develop profitable, irrigated blocks within dry-land North Canterbury farms.
Organisation
Wider Clinton Gorge - Mean Kill Date
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details collienathan1@gmail.com P: 027 415 7486 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Animal performance, Feed management
Objective
Through the use of experts, tools and better informed and measured decision making, build knowledge to increase lamb growth rates and therefore bring the mean kill date forward allowing for other choices around the use of 'spare' feed.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Animal performance, Feed management
Objective
Through the use of experts, tools and better informed and measured decision making, build knowledge to increase lamb growth rates and therefore bring the mean kill date forward allowing for other choices around the use of 'spare' feed.
Organisation
Sustainable Lamb Growth - Western Southland
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Southland
  • Contact Details olivia.weatherburn@beeflambnz.com P: 027 801 7868 M: +64 27 8017868
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
To improve and gain better understanding of on farm profitability
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
To improve and gain better understanding of on farm profitability
Organisation
Soil Carbon Builders South West Otago
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Chris Love Thomson
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details bentallac@xtra.co.nz P: 027 435 0444 M: 027 435 0444
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Health and wellbeing, Managing our soils
Objective
For Group members to have healthy restorative farming systems for today and tomorrow.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Livestock health & welfare, Managing our soils, Using fertiliser
Objective
To grow large amounts of high quality feed without using traditional fertiliser
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Livestock health & welfare, Managing our soils, Using fertiliser
Objective
To grow large amounts of high quality feed without using traditional fertiliser
Organisation
Sub Clover - Establishment and Management
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Southland
  • Contact Details seamus.rosie@farmside.co.nz P: 03 208 1030 M: 027 410 3069
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management
Objective
To learn about the establishment and management of Sub Clover to try and get it successfully established on our properties to then use this as a vital source of feed in the shoulder of the season.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management
Objective
To learn about the establishment and management of Legumes to try and get it successfully established on our properties to then use this as a vital source of feed in the shoulder of the season.
Organisation
Wairarapa Croppers and Traders
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Wairarapa
  • Contact Details geordiem007@gmail.com P: 021 980 117 M: 021 980 117
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Financial management, Growing crops, Managing our soils
Objective
To improve the profit, production, soil health, and sustainability of the farm businesses in the group and to find a way to work as a collective to add additional value to group product.
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Financial management, Growing crops, Managing our soils
Objective
To improve the profit, production, soil health, and sustainability of the farm businesses in the group and to find a way to work as a collective to add additional value to group product.
Organisation
Kaia Wai - "Its Water"
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Denise Anderson
  • Region
    Southland
  • Contact Details dja@netspeed.net.nz P: 03 202 6522 M:
No plans
Organisation
Nationwide Farmer Thinkers
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    National
  • Contact Details heathercollins660@gmail.com P: 03 572 8876 M: 021 264 9640
No plans
Organisation
1174 - Techno
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details Michelle@mckenzieca.co.nz P: 027 288 9252 M: 027 288 9252
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
To explore and adopt sustainable systems that create excellence.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
To explore and adopt sustainable systems that create excellence.
Organisation
Cheviot Business Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details wayne@allanag.co.nz P: 027 434 1790 M: +64 27 4341790
No plans
Organisation
Canterbury- Alternative Farm Systems Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details pinckneyh@gmail.com P: 027 602 8752 M: 027 602 8752
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Business planning, Environment
Objective
To use the RMPP framework to explore what a profitable, environmentally sustainable, commercial sheep milking business would look like in Canterbury. This group will hold regular meetings every 4-6 weeks to explore relevant topics. The ultimate aim is for farmers to achieve their individual ‘Action Plans’.
Organisation
1177 - Canterbury Business Growth
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details Michelle@mckenzieca.co.nz P: 027 288 9252 M: 027 288 9252
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Farm transition and succession, Financial management, People
Objective
To grow our family business.
Organisation
Diversifying the farm business
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Pip Williams
  • Region
    Gisborne
  • Contact Details jpwilliams@gisborne.net.nz P: 06 863 7003 M: 021 073 9957
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, Financial management
Objective
to look at diversification of the farming business both inside and outside the farm gate to make succession options for all members of the family, both farming and non farming, viable in the years to come
Organisation
Huntly RMPP
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Feed management, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
To understand and better manage pasture in the North Waikato environment. To develop practices that will ensure longevity of pasture, maximise it s production and design profitable systems to maximise pasture growth.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Managing our soils
Objective
To understand and better manage pasture in the North Waikato environment. To develop practices that will ensure longevity of pasture, maximise it s production and design profitable systems to maximise pasture growth.
Organisation
1185 - Hunter Hills
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Mark Dale
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details amelia@sheardale.nz P: 027 221 1400 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Financial management, Growing crops
Objective
To be smarter farmers.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Financial management, Growing crops
Objective
To be smarter farmers.
Organisation
Maniototo Dryland and Hill Country group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details john@succession.co.nz P: 027 673 7885 M: +64276737885
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
Improve dryland and hill country production
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
Create new opportunities to explore new pastoral techniques for dryland and hill country
EP4
draft
Areas of interest
Environment, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
Create opportunities to explore pastoral techniques for dryland, irrigated land, and hill country
Organisation
Foothills Mid Canterbury Group
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Neroli Davies
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details nvdavies55@gmail.com P: 027 277 8854 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Farm transition and succession, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
This RMPP group aims to educate those involved to increase the profitability of their farming business whilst still operating in a sustainable way for the future generation.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Farm transition and succession, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
This RMPP group aims to educate those involved to increase the profitability of their farming business whilst still operating in a sustainable way for the future generation.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Farm transition and succession, Financial management
Objective
This RMPP group aims to educate those involved to increase the profitability of their farming business whilst still operating in a sustainable way for the future generation.
Organisation
Albury/Fairlie Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details ranui@ezykonect.co.nz P: 03 685 5733 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Livestock health & welfare, Managing our soils
Objective
To improve farm profitability, sustainability and efficiencies through a shared approach by increasing our farming knowledge and ability to adapt in a changing environment for future generations.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Livestock health & welfare, Managing our soils
Objective
To improve farm profitability, sustainability and efficiencies through a shared approach by increasing our farming knowledge and ability to adapt in a changing environment for future generations
EP3
active
Objective
Objective To improve farm profitability, sustainability and efficiencies through a shared approach by increasing our farming knowledge and ability to adapt in a changing environment for future generations Goal #1 Have each farm business benchmarked for lamb wastage/ewe flock efficiency/meat & fibre produced/ha by June 2020
Organisation
Farming in the Ruakituri Valley
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Growing crops
Objective
To create the opportunity to bring experts into the isolated Ruakituri Valley and help to upskill the members of the group.
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Environment, Growing crops
Objective
To create the opportunity to bring experts into the isolated Ruakituri Valley and help to upskill the members of the group.
Organisation
Business planning and diversification
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Gisborne
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession
Objective
To up skill the business partners in business planning. Learn about off farm investments to help with succession and use the equity within the business to create other opportunities both inside and outside the farm gate.
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession
Objective
To up skill the business partners in business planning. Learn about off farm investments to help with succession and use the equity within the business to create other opportunities both inside and outside the farm gate.
Organisation
Holistic Soils
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Maryanne Stevenson-Wright
  • Region
    Northland
  • Contact Details WaiMahangaFarm@gmail.com P: 021 347 377 M: 021 347 377
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Livestock health & welfare, Managing our soils
Objective
To have a better understanding as to the health of our soils in order to: 'minimise environmental hazards' 'improve animal performance and health' 'improve the quality of our soils' 'achieve carbon sequestration'
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Livestock health & welfare, Managing our soils
Objective
To have a better understanding as to the health of our soils in order to: 'minimise environmental hazards' 'improve animal performance and health' 'improve the quality of our soils' 'achieve carbon sequestration'
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Livestock health & welfare, Managing our soils
Objective
To have a better understanding as to the health of our soils in order to: 'minimise environmental hazards' 'improve animal performance and health' 'improve the quality of our soils' 'achieve carbon sequestration'
EP4
active
Areas of interest
Environment, Livestock health & welfare, Managing our soils
Objective
To discover practices and techniques suitable for Northland which strengthen farm, landscape, and business resilence and function.
Organisation
Owaka Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details barcaldine@yrless.nz P: 03 415 8273 M: 027 408 9783
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Feed management
Objective
To grow the productivity and profitability of each farming operation, with the sustainable farming practices by utilising the experience from within the group and external resources available to the primary sector.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Feed management
Objective
To grow productivity and profitability of each farming operation, with the sustainable farming practices by utilizing the experience within the group and external resources available to the primary sector.
Organisation
legumes otago
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Alisa McDonald
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details kinastonfarming@gmail.com P: 027 244 5820 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Regrassing
Objective
Facilitate knowledge, awareness and management options relating to pasture development, animal production and use of feed sources to maximise farm operations in Central Otago hill country.
Organisation
Beef Productivity
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Rebecca Warburton
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Animal performance, Environment
Objective
To understand the drivers and limitations of beef farming and develop the skills to improve profitability within our farm businesses during the length of the project
Organisation
Mangaone Catchment Group 1
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils
Objective
Linking actual data to operational outcomes to achieve a continuous improvement environmental effect while farming profitably and sustainably.
Organisation
Mangaone Catchment Group 2
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Growing crops, Managing our soils
Objective
Linking actual data to operational outcomes to achieve a continuous improvement environmental effect while farming profitably and sustainably.
Organisation
Mangaone Catchment Group 3
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Growing crops, Managing our soils
Objective
Linking actual data to operational outcomes to achieve a continuous improvement environmental effect while farming profitably and sustainably.
Organisation
BackRoad
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Kim Speedy
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details skyfarm@inspire.net.nz P: 027 348 3414 M: 027 348 3414
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Farm transition and succession, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
1. Bringing together a group of like-minded individuals together to create opportunities to maximise our business. 2. Maximise our resources from government to grow our business in a positive environment. 3. New ideas, accountability, identify opportunities and best farming system. 4. A supportive group to bounce ideas off
EP2
inactive
Objective
1. Bringing together a group of like-minded individuals together to create opportunities to maximise our business. 2. Maximise our resources from government to grow our business in a positive environment. 3. New ideas, accountability, identify opportunities and best farming system. 4. A supportive group to bounce ideas off
Organisation
Canterbury Sheep Production
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details sarah@agribusinessgroup.com P: 027 622 0799 M: 027 622 0799
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Business planning, Feed management
Objective
To grow and share knowledge between one another while building a profitable and sustainable sheep milk industry in Canterbury working the industry towards success with good management practices in place. Help each other out.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Business planning, Feed management
Objective
To grow and share knowledge between one another while building a profitable and sustainable sheep milk industry in Canterbury working the industry towards success with good management practices in place. Help each other out.
Organisation
Feilding Finishers Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details kristy@corewealthsolutions.co.nz P: 06 358 4163 M: 021 268 9589
EP4
submitted
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
The Groups focus is on Lamb Finishing and improving growth production rates in the Autumn. Build on the learnings from the Lamb Growth Trials to improve farm profitability. They would also like to understand the Environmental Issues and be proactive in their approach to implementing solutions on their farms.
Organisation
last sheep standing
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Northland
  • Contact Details garthbayvets@gmail.com P: 027 724 1743 M: 027 724 1743
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Growing crops
Objective
understand parasite management of northland sheep systems better learn more about planning and implementation of environmental sustainability practice and achieve compliance with proposed guidelines utilize technology to make farming sustainable
Organisation
smarter not harder
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Northland
  • Contact Details pienvink2016@icloud.com P: 09 407 8061 M:
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment
Objective
The revised objective is to use the group as a mean to create an individual farm plan to achieve the environmental objectives being set, and be prepared for the follow on effects of the actions taken. While doing this animal performance is what will pay for it to happen so farm operating revenue is importnt.
Organisation
Waikonini Catchment Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
  • Contact Details hindmarsh@alnwick.co.nz P: 06 874 2822 M: 027 432 1878
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment
Objective
To better understand and improve the environment within the catchment and to front foot regulation and compliance.
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment
Objective
Understanding environmental compliance in relation to their region and farming system requirements
Organisation
Central Hawkes Bay Red Meat action group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
  • Contact Details john@succession.co.nz P: 027 673 7885 M: +64276737885
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
To explore farming methods that easier on the environment, profitable, and improve quality of life
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Livestock health & welfare, Regrassing
Objective
To explore farming methods that easier on the environment, profitable, and improve quality of life
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
To explore farming methods that are easier on the environment, profitable, and improve quality of life
EP4
submitted
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
To explore farming methods suitable for Hawkes Bay that reduce inputs and costs
Organisation
Central Plateau Discussion group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details ginny.dodunski@tvg.co.nz P: 07 895 8899 M: 027 231 2255
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, People
Objective
To better understand issues outside the farm gate, and outside of farm production topics, that impact our performance inside the farm gate.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, People
Objective
To better understand issues outside the farm gate, and outside of farm production topics, that impact our performance inside the farm gate.
Organisation
Southern action group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Southland
  • Contact Details southern.dan@gmail.com P: 027 285 3313 M: 027 285 3313
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
Explore regenerative farming techniques to improve profit, reduce risk and stress
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment
Objective
Explore regenerative farming techniques to improve profit, reduce risk and stress
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
Explore regenerative farming techniques to improve profit, reduce risk and stress
EP4
active
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
New farming techniques to create resilience and flexibility, reduce stress and risk, maintain or lift profit
Organisation
Central Bay of Plenty
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details Warwick@chalice-consulting.co.nz P: 021 923 377 M: 6421923377
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
To develop for each participating farm business, a farm business plan for the next 3 to 5 years with clear objectives, goals and performance measures and with a focus on improving on-farm feed production, meeting their environmental goals and on meeting the needs and expectations of their families.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
To build on what the group has leaned from the first year of the programme to help shape their business plans, to capture the data they need to track progress against business plan objectives and identify areas where they would like to grow of change their business.
Organisation
Atiamuri
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details dugganaces@gmail.com P: 020 41559698 M: 020 41559698
No plans
Organisation
Manawatu/Wairarapa: lucerne-clover
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Wairarapa
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Feed management, Growing crops, Regrassing
Objective
To increase farm production by utilising lucerne and/or clovers more effectively within current farm management systems (Manawatu/Wairarapa)
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Feed management, Growing crops, Regrassing
Objective
To increase farm production by utilising lucerne and/or clovers more effectively within current farm management systems (Manawatu/Wairarapa)
Organisation
The Learning Committee
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Wairarapa
  • Contact Details Alexgibson.nz@gmail.com P: 06 929 7510 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Feed management, Financial management
Objective
To improve our knowledge and skills in business and financial management, while improving the succession process in our businesses. We aim to provide ourselves with effective means for acquiring equity in our businesses and improving the production and profitability of our farm businesses.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Feed management, Financial management, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To improve our knowledge and skills in business and financial management, while improving the succession process in our businesses. We aim to provide ourselves with effective means for acquiring equity in our businesses and improving the production and profitability of our farm businesses.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Animal performance, Financial management
Objective
For the group members to gain better technical and practical skills in the areas of genetics & breeding, worm management, using financial software and personality profiling. For some group members this will be adding to existing knowledge and improving confidence while for others it will be developing new skills.
Organisation
Canterbury Foothills Action group
Membership: Open
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details john@succession.co.nz P: 027 673 7885 M: +64276737885
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Environment
Objective
Sustainable business growth: to improve profits while looking after the environment
EP2
inactive
Objective
Sustainable business growth while looking after the environment
Organisation
ANZCO North Island Central Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details alan.mcdermott@agrifoodstrategy.co.nz P: 027 477 8236 M: 027 477 8236
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
To create sustainable and profitable businesses through improving returns by managing our resources to their potential for each individual farm system.
EP3
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
To create sustainable and profitable businesses through improving returns by managing our resources to their potential for each individual farm system.
Organisation
Mahia Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Pat OBrien
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
  • Contact Details psobmahia@gmail.com P: 06 837 5687 M: 068375687
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Financial management
Objective
The group is looking at creating a red meat brand by capitalising on the environmental work each farmer has carried out on their property.
Organisation
Business Performance - Canterbury
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details sarah@agribusinessgroup.com P: 027 622 0799 M: 027 622 0799
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Financial management
Objective
To improve the profitability of our businesses while ensuring decisions and practices are viable. Ensure we have confidence to carry out our business plans, to be working smarter not harder. Help each other out with the skills, experience and knowledge in the group.
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Financial management
Objective
To improve the profitability of our businesses while ensuring decisions and practices are viable. Ensure we have confidence to carry out our business plans, to be working smarter not harder. Help each other out with the skills, experience and knowledge in the group.
Organisation
Waituna West
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details juan.klue@tvg.co.nz P: 021 118 3097 M: 021 118 3097
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Livestock health & welfare, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
To improve farm profitability through focusing on pasture management, soil health and animal health and management.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
A continuation from the last extension plan with this extension plan focusing more on improving lamb and young cattle survivability and growth. To improve farm profitability by focusing on animal health and management.
Organisation
Taihape farm Profit Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details johns@perrinag.net.nz P: 027 476 9428 M: 027 476 9428
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Environment
Objective
“To improve farm performance and profit through a better understanding of environmental issues & carbon credit opportunities; stock water systems; hogget lambing discussion and analysis; development/capital investment scenarios; planning for dry soils/dry conditions.”
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management, Managing our soils
Objective
“To improve farm performance and profit through a better understanding of development/capital/off-farm investment scenarios; a better understanding of soils and fertiliser; and a review of the programme to date.”
Organisation
Northland Dairy Beef Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Northland
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Animal performance, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
Businesses have increased knowledge, awareness, skills, aspiration (motivation) and network to make informed proactive decisions that lift profitability and lead to improved well being.
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Animal performance, Feed management
Objective
Businesses have increased knowledge, awareness, skills, aspiration (motivation) and network to make informed proactive decisions that lift profitability and lead to improved well being.
Organisation
MOA: Distinction not Extinction
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
  • Contact Details camille.flack@vshb.co.nz P: 027 836 4069 M: 027 436 0482
No plans
Organisation
Hunterville/Taihape
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Bronwyn Robb
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details jas_bron@inspire.net.nz P: 06 382 5877 M: 021 855 754
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Financial management, Livestock health & welfare, Using fertiliser
Objective
“To improve farm performance and profit through a better understanding of soil fertility and pastures; intensive cattle finishing; breeding ewe performance; stock water systems; internal parasite management and physical and financial KPIs.”
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management, Health and wellbeing
Objective
To improve farm performance and profit through a better understanding of soil fertility and pastures; intensive cattle finishing; breeding ewe performance; stock water systems; internal parasite management and physical and financial KPIs, succession planning.
Organisation
Hurunui Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Environment
Objective
To increase the performance of farm businesses and have a clear plan around how to achieve this.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Environment
Objective
To increase the performance of farm businesses and have a clear plan around how to achieve this.
Organisation
Kaipara Sheep and Beef
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Northland
  • Contact Details pjleaf@ubernet.co.nz P: 09 431 6622 M: 022 140 0848
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
Farming Profitably into the Future
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
Utilize local knowledge as well as good science to Farming Profitably and Sustainably into the Future.
Organisation
Pāmu Northland Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Northland
  • Contact Details bridgel@landcorp.co.nz P: 027 405 2854 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Feed management, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To gain comprehensive knowledge and understanding of how our current farm systems work bio-physically, financially and environmentally while providing our animals with the highest standard of welfare so that we can make decisions on how we farm confidently.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management
Objective
To increase kg/ha and $/ha from our farming systems whilst being good to our people, our environment and our communities.
Organisation
MGI Borderdyke Irrigators
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Blackler
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details timblackler@shandthomson.co.nz P: 03 418 0020 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Managing our soils
Objective
Understand our border dyke systems and the effect they have on environmental outcomes (modeled and actual). Use this information to make a decisions around either working collaboratively with affected parties to build on how there may be a way forward or use resources available to instigate proposed change with least level of difficulty possible.
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Managing our soils
Objective
Understand our border dyke systems and the effect they have on environmental outcomes (modeled and actual). Use this information to make a decisions around either working collaboratively with affected parties to build on how there may be a way forward or use resources available to instigate proposed change with least level of difficulty possible.
Organisation
Regenerative Ag Aorangi
Membership: Open
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details otaiofarm@gmail.com P: 021 807 262 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
Being profitable using regenerative agriculture
EP2
inactive
Objective
Being profitable using regenerative agriculture
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Feed management, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
Exploring techniques to reduce input costs and be environmentally sustainable
Organisation
Ruahine Rutbusters action group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Wairarapa
  • Contact Details glenrossfarm@gmail.com P: 06 376 7288 M: 027 724 0933
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
To farm profitably using regenerative farming techniques
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
To farm profitably using regenerative farming techniques
EP3
submitted
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
To explore farming methods suitable for Hawkes Bay that reduce inputs
Organisation
Lawrence
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning
Objective
Lift on farm performance whilst understanding the cost of the various systems to drive profit. Bench marking against the farm & group members previous years results as the base start point & use of beef & lamb north Canterbury benchmark results.
Organisation
Feilding Calf Rearing
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details juan.klue@tvg.co.nz P: 021 118 3097 M: 021 118 3097
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To improve calf rearing profitability by: - Focusing on and optimising animal health, welfare and performance. - The implementation of findings that work from the investigation and comparison of multiple calf rearing systems.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To improve calf rearing profitability by: - Focusing on and optimising animal health, welfare and performance. - The implementation of findings that work from the investigation and comparison of multiple calf rearing systems.
Organisation
Growth and development in farming
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details tremewanag@gmail.com P: 027 233 3472 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Farm transition and succession, Financial management, People
Objective
Investigating options for growing equity for progression within the industry. To gain an understanding of the potential economic returns from inputs.
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, Financial management
Objective
To gain an understanding of the different pathways into farm ownership and ways to build equity/capital.
Organisation
Mid Canterbury Young Crew (ANZ & KPMG)
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details reece.cleland31@gmail.com P: 027 441 8015 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Financial management
Objective
To increase the performance of farm businesses and understand what the opportunities and risks are with changing environmental regulations, the ETS and consumer perceptions.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Financial management
Objective
To understand each others businesses better and to start sharing more information and bench-marking.
Organisation
Regenerative Ag Waikato
Membership: Closed
  • Contact John Duffy
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details tmvandenbroek@compassnet.co.nz P: 027 221 4009 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
To explore profitable regenerative farming techniques suitable for Waikato properties
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
To explore profitable farming techniques
Organisation
KPMG Mid Canterbury
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Matt McAtamney
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details isobel.beamish@gmail.com P: 027 464 3454 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Financial management
Objective
Lift the profitability of our businesses and ensure we have sustainable systems in place to farm successfully in the new regulatory environment.
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Financial management
Objective
To continue working on our business plans and being held accountable by the group for our actions.
Organisation
More pasture and crop eaten - MOPACE
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Northland
  • Contact Details k8towen@hotmail.com P: 027 601 4559 M: 027 601 4559
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Feed management
Objective
Increase knowledge, skills, change habits for group members to improve their business performance. Main Focus will be on more pasture and crop eaten to lift profitability.
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Feed management
Objective
Increase knowledge, skills, change habits for group members to improve their business performance. Main Focus will be on more pasture and crop eaten to lift profitability.
Organisation
Tararua Business Management Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Wairarapa
  • Contact Details eugenepitt@hotmail.com P: 027 364 2009 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, Financial management
Objective
For each member to successfully develop a pathway in farming from their current position, and understand the actions required to achieve their own goals
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, Financial management
Objective
Improved physical and financial performance. This will be measured against goals and KPI's that were established in 2019. FAB will be used to objectively measure ongoing business performance
Organisation
Te Akau
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Robyn Bregmen
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details bregmens@gmail.com P: 07 825 4436 M: 027 369 9007
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Business planning, Regrassing
Objective
To Understand what drives profitability on other members farms.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Environment
Objective
Objective To Understand what drives profitability on other members farms. To gain an understanding of differing farm systems and how they can be modified to suit a changing environment. To make existing farm systems more resilient
Organisation
Mid Northern Romney RMPP Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details mmccall@abacusbio.co.nz P: 03 477 6375 M: 027 207 6074
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics
Objective
The common area of interest is genetics and breeding of rams for the commercial farming tier of the sheep industry. All of the group members are Romney breeders. They all want to familiarize themselves with new technologies and breeding methods, treating this as an opportunity to modernize and transfer knowledge about genetics to their ram buyers.
Organisation
Making Little Things Big
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Ben Gillespie
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details annabengillespie@gmail.com P: 03 447 3385 M: 027 479 9401
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Financial management
Objective
Use the expertise and experience of group members and invited experts to increase participants farm productivity and profitability in a sustainable manner.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Financial management
Objective
Use the expertise and experience of group members and invited experts to increase participants farm productivity and profitability in a sustainable manner.
Organisation
Regenerative Ag West Otago
Membership: Open
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details john@succession.co.nz P: 027 673 7885 M: +64276737885
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
Using regenerative farming techniques to improve soil health, profitability and quality of life
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
Explore regenerative farming techniques suitable for West Otago
EP3
submitted
Areas of interest
Environment, Regrassing
Objective
Exploring farming techniques to create resilience and flexibility, reduce stress and risk, maintain or lift profit
Organisation
Masterton Group 1
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Wairarapa
  • Contact Details delwyn@bakerag.co.nz P: 06 370 6935 M: 027 537 7704
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, Health and wellbeing
Objective
To create a vision plan for each member of the group, followed by a business plan, along with understanding financial planning and benchmarking, explore successful equity partnerships and other avenues for farm ownership. Get an overview of software and apps available for on farm management.
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, Health and wellbeing
Objective
To create a vision plan for each member of the group, followed by a business plan, along with understanding financial planning and benchmarking, explore successful equity partnerships and other avenues for farm ownership. Get an overview of software and apps available for on farm management.
Organisation
Masterton Group 2
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Wairarapa
  • Contact Details delwyn@bakerag.co.nz P: 06 370 6935 M: 027 537 7704
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management, Health and wellbeing
Objective
To create a vision plan for each member of the group, to upskill in business planning and financial management, gain an understanding of benchmarking and an overview of products such as Farmax. Explore health and wellness for optimal on farm performance and maintaining a quality work life balance.
Organisation
Carbon farming
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Northland
  • Contact Details myebiz.international@gmail.com P: 027 472 3967 M: 027 472 3967
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils
Objective
Improve knowledge and skills to enable farmers to introduce carbon farming into their farm systems profitably
Organisation
Lower Manawatu beef
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details Dax332@hotmail.com P: 021 514 471 M: 021 514 471
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Feed management
Objective
Increase farm production to increase the return on investment for the farms in this group. They are also concerned about the environment, public perception and sustainability and would like to be in the position to be proactive with any regulation changes particularly around the environment.
Organisation
Make Canterbury Great Again
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details simonjlochhead@gmail.com P: 027 649 9850 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Feed management, Growing crops, Managing our soils
Objective
To improve soil health and build carbon in the soil in a profitable manner so that we can transition into growing resilient crops and livestock
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Growing crops, Managing our soils
Objective
To practically and profitably be improving our soil health for the future of the farm
Organisation
Farm Transition/Succession
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Northland
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession
Objective
Improve knowledge and confidence to progress the next steps for the business transition or succession strategy. Specifically identify the best ownership structure and develop a visual for your succession strategy
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession
Objective
Improve knowledge and confidence to progress the next steps for the business transition or succession strategy. Specifically identify the best ownership structure and develop a visual for your succession strategy
Organisation
Fairlie Good Farmers Action Network Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details langsustainability@gmail.com P: 022 101 9225 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
Gain Knowledge and understanding to enable us to become farm business leaders in Farm Sustainability; Stockmanship & Forage Management and effectively utilise Technology.
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
Gain Knowledge and understanding to enable us to become farm business leaders in Farm Sustainability; Stockmanship & Forage Management and effectively utilise Technology.
Organisation
Taharua River
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
  • Contact Details agvice@xtra.co.nz P: 027 242 0586 M: 027 242 0586
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Feed management, Managing our soils
Objective
Proactively collaborate to improve water quality outcomes through adaptive management and on farm actions whilst ensuring business viability
Organisation
Regenerative farmers Marlborough
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Marlborough
  • Contact Details john@succession.co.nz P: 027 673 7885 M: +64276737885
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
Explore regenerative farming practices suitable for our farms
Organisation
Sustainable High Performance Farming
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
  • Contact Details greg.tattersfield@vshb.co.nz P: 06 876 7001 M: 027 473 8860
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To critically review our sheep productions systems and implement management plans that sustain a high level of performance whilst remaining financially, socially and environmentally sustainable
Organisation
Waiotahe Water Care Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details sue.jed@xtra.co.nz P: 027 555 5017 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils
Objective
To understand the environmental performance of our farms and how to minimise impacts on the catchment
EP2
draft
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Managing our soils
Objective
To understand the environmental performance of our farms and how to minimise impacts on the catchment ball having a robust sustainable business
Organisation
Beyond Production Southland
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Southland
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management
Objective
To get ahead through developing a better understanding of our farm businesses, including building skills to assess opportunities, using and building equity, managing volatility, and developing our knowledge of governance and systems
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Financial management
Objective
Whilst extracting better efficiency from within our farm system, look at working on our our business management to increase efficiency and profit
EP3
active
Objective
Whilst extracting better efficiency from within our farm system, look at working on our our business management to increase efficiency and profit
Organisation
Bush Cash Kings Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Duncan Brown
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
  • Contact Details michelle.frances.brown@gmail.com P: 027 201 6209 M: 027 201 6209
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Business planning, Environment
Objective
To better understand our farm businesses and the key profit drivers to improve our overall farm and business resilience and sustainability.
Organisation
Forward-thinking farmers
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details mmccall@abacusbio.co.nz P: 03 477 6375 M: 027 207 6074
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment
Objective
To upskill & broaden knowledge on alternative and diverse subjects within the agriculture world
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment
Objective
To upskill & broaden knowledge on alternative and diverse subjects within the agriculture world
Organisation
Primo ReGen Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Managing our soils
Objective
To learn how to successfully (and profitably) transition into and implement regenerative/ restorative farming practises in Canterbury
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Managing our soils
Objective
To learn how to successfully (and profitably) transition into and implement regenerative/ restorative farming practises in Canterbury
Organisation
Mossburn
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Southland
  • Contact Details hilltop@velocitynet.co.nz P: 021 281 2325 M: 021 281 2325
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
To improve production and profit while being environmentally sustainable and meeting farm business goals
Organisation
Blue Mountains Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details matt.hore@rba.nz P: 022 652 5909 M: 022 652 5909
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
To provide a sustainable and profitable farming business whilst preserving it for our future generations.
EP3
approved
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
To take learning from the various RMPP experts that talked to group along with individual knowledge to share & grow within the group.
Organisation
Pig Route area
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Stephen Holland
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details fairleigh.holland@gmail.com P: 027 228 5857 M: 027 228 5857
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Financial management
Objective
Improve profitability and personal wellbeing, whilst remaining environmentally sustainable and ethically responsible.
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Environment, Managing our soils
Objective
Improve profitability and personal wellbeing, whilst remaining environmentally sustainable.
Organisation
AWHI Farms
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details andrew@atihau.com P: 027 218 8172 M: 027 218 8172
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Animal performance, Environment
Objective
Improve Profitability and efficiency on farm while being sustainable
Organisation
Regenerative action te Moana a Toi
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details john@succession.co.nz P: 027 673 7885 M: +64276737885
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
Explore less intensive, environmentally regenerative, profitable farming practices for the Bay of Plenty area
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
Explore less intensive, environmentally regenerative, profitable farming practices for Bay of Plenty area
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
Explore less intensive, environmentally regenerative, profitable farming practices for Bay of Plenty area
EP4
approved
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Business planning, Regrassing
Objective
Explore less intensive and environmentally friendly farming practices
Organisation
North South Island Agri Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Marlborough
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Financial management, People
Objective
To learn and develop skills and networks to enable growth and change within our businesses and personal circumstances
Organisation
Team Argyle
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Animal performance, Using fertiliser
Objective
Improve individual knowledge of farm systems and gain new ideas by looking around each others farming business, sharing ideas and utilising specific industry knowledge.
Organisation
Chatham Islands RMPP Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    National
  • Contact Details ruby.mulinder@lic.co.nz P: 027 650 6980 M: 027 650 6980
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Business planning, Regrassing
Objective
Utilise the RMPP framework to engage a group of farmers on the Chatham and Pitt Islands. Hold regular meetings every 4-6 weeks to explore relevant topics and engage SME to bring new knowledge and expertise to the group. The ultimate aim is for farmers to achieve their Action Plans and to improve farm resilience and connection.
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Regrassing
Objective
To continue to run action network groups that focus on topics the group have an interest in. Events to be held on farm to allow for the group to see other farming operations their challenges and successes.
Organisation
Te Pahu RMPP
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Megan Weir
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details harapepedowns@gmail.com P: 027 226 1821 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To understand and better manage pasture and animal performance on farm through exposure to experts and to other farm businesses in the area.
Organisation
Regenerative farmers Wairarapa
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Wairarapa
  • Contact Details kur_tp@hotmail.com P: 06 307 7067 M: 027 427 6604
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
Measuring regenerative farming to compare with current farming systems
EP2
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
Measuring regenerative farming to compare with current farming systems
EP3
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Feed management
Objective
To explore insight and practices that could reduce business risk
Organisation
Speckle Park Beef Ltd
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    National
  • Contact Details mark@rathmoy.co.nz P: 021 222 8470 M: 021 222 8470
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Business planning, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To collectively develop a world class Speckle Park export agribusiness within 3 years.
Organisation
Tukipo Catchment Care
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Fiona Tyler
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
  • Contact Details Colin.Tyler@ravensdown.co.nz P: 021 529 146 M: 021 529 146
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment
Objective
Operate environmentally lower impact and sustainable farming businesses under the rules of the Tukituki Plan Change
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment
Objective
Operate environmentally lower impact and sustainable farming businesses under the rules of the Tukituki Plan Change
Organisation
Legume Focus Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details mauriceandrenee@rivernet.co.nz P: 027 272 8163 M:
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
Build a better understanding around establishment, management and maintenance of suitable legumes for permanent pasture in a South Otago context
Organisation
Wanganui Drench Resistance
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Cath Cranstone
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details crannyandcath@outlook.com P: 06 342 7721 M: 027 218 0123
EP2
draft
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Feed management, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To learn about and implement strategies to improve the drench resistance status of our farms. Understanding management policies and techniques that can reduce our dependence on drench. Investigating new and existing technologies and ideas that can help us better monitor and manage worms in our stock.
Organisation
South Island Rabo FMP
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
EP1
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Farm transition and succession, Financial management
Objective
Successfully complete Rabobank Farm Managers Programme & other learning opportunities provided by facilitators and other guest speakers To connect with other younger next generation progressive industry leading farmers from throughout NZ
Organisation
AgriTourism Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Financial management
Objective
To investigate existing Farm Tourism business ventures to evaluate profitability relative to the main farming operation while concurrently investigating new technologies and ideas and getting a better understanding of environmental, business/farm and risk management factors that could help or hinder each farm tourism business.
Organisation
Taranaki Future Farming
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details soph.milne@gmail.com P: 027 418 5392 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
1. Building profitable and sustainable farming businesses that maintain a positive work/life balance. 2. Keeping our farming systems compatible with our suppliers. 3. Greater understand what the maximum productivity capacity of our farm systems are. Adding a regulatory environmental lens to our farming system.
Organisation
whitehall
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details b.kavanagh@hotmail.co.nz P: 027 607 4369 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Feed management
Objective
To fully understand and investigate high performance systems that can be operated in the Whitehall district, and build resilience into farm systems
Organisation
Feilding Beef Calf Producers
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details lafarming@yahoo.co.nz P: 027 425 2066 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Animal performance, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
Group objective: getting the most out of the beef component of the business.
Organisation
Awapuni Beef Calf Producers
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Animal performance, Feed management
Objective
Group objective: getting the most out of the beef component of the business.
Organisation
Luggate Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details sarah@waiwanaka.nz P: 021 070 9761 M: 0210709761
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment
Objective
Each farmer has a Farm Environmental Plan and we collectively develop a catchment plan, to help maintain the health of Luggate Creek.
Organisation
Lake Hawea
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Sarah Burdon
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details richard@glendenehunting.com P: 027 226 0983 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Feed management, Managing our soils
Objective
Better understand the impact that farming on the edge of Lake Hawea has. By investing in water testing, riparian planting and winter grazing management techniques, we hope to maintain the pristine waters of the lake.
Organisation
Cardrona
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
The Cardrona Valley is in the unique position of having a rapidly growing tourism industry, amonsgt large, traditional farming operations which are very visible to the public. By having FEPs , understanding riparian planting and biodversity, they hope to have an amazing story to tell the community and the public passing through.
Organisation
Maungawera Valley
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
For each farm within the Maungawera Valley to have a farm environment plan. By working on environment plans, they hope to better understand the impact that farming has on ground water but also where they sit for carbon calculations.
Organisation
Regenerative Farming Eastern Taranaki
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details cynthia@5thbizagri.nz P: 027 496 2509 M: 027 496 2509
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Managing our soils
Objective
This action group, based in eastern Taranaki hill country aims to understand how regenerative agriculture practices and principles can be incorporated into farming hill country, and explore land use options and potential markets.
Organisation
Back to basics
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Northland
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Animal performance, Feed management
Objective
Increase profitability from on-line learning and applying back to basics management principles
Organisation
Cen Gen Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details paulxr200@yahoo.co.nz P: 027 334 4110 M:
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Livestock health & welfare, Managing our soils, Regrassing
Objective
Share knowledge on relationships with soil, pastures, and improve bottom-line of farm
EP2
active
Areas of interest
Environment, Regrassing
Objective
Share knowledge on relationships with soils, pastures, and improve bottom line
Organisation
Southland Farming Academy
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Southland
  • Contact Details tayler@xtra.co.nz P: 027 478 7131 M: 027 478 7131
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Animal performance, People
Objective
Develop competencies around people management and leadership skills. Help staff understand entire farm system to enable better decision making. Identify what the key drivers of our farming businesses are at a productive level to enable better all-round decision making. Getting staff to understand the benefits of what we are trying to achieve.
Organisation
Lake Wakatipu
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details sarah@waiwanaka.nz P: 021 070 9761 M: 0210709761
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils
Objective
By each property having an FEP, with a biodiversity component, they can confidently make business decisions with the environment and sustainability in mind.
Organisation
Peters Farming
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment
Objective
To collect, share and learn from production information collected off member farms
Organisation
South Taranaki
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Tracey Berquist
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
  • Contact Details ktberquist@primowireless.co.nz P: 027 230 2539 M: 027 230 2539
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Financial management, Regrassing
Objective
To create a trusted network of farmers that share real ideas and performance
Organisation
Malvern Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details simonwright88@gmail.com P: 021 221 5175 M:
EP1
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Growing crops
Objective
To improve farm sustainability (economic, environmental and social) in key areas through a collaborative learning process.
Organisation
Mangatangi Farmers Sub Catchment
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
EP1
inactive
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Health and wellbeing
Objective
To establish sustainable Farm systems in the Mangatangi catchment that allows profitable farming, whilst having positive outcomes for soil, water, biodiversity and Climate change values. To network a group of like-minded farmers and develop Farm Environment plans.
Organisation
Matata Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details jarrod.godfrey@findex.co.nz P: 027 403 6447 M:
EP1
active
Areas of interest
Business planning, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
(1) grow and / or harvest more grass; (2) understand how new environmental restrictions apply to farms in the Matata District; (3) learn how to plan better for adverse events such as droughts etc.
Organisation
Mid South
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
  • Contact Details john@succession.co.nz P: 027 673 7885 M: +64276737885
EP1
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Environment, Regrassing
Objective
To explore new ideas, insights and techniques to improve profitability, environmental health and quality of life
EP2
approved
Areas of interest
Environment, Regrassing
Objective
To explore new ideas, insights and techniques to improve profitability, environmental health and quality of life
Organisation
Waitahora Sub-Catchment
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Hawkes Bay
EP1
active
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils
Objective
To improve the overall catchment water quality, as a generational improvement with the objective to have the Waitahora catchment capable of potable drinking water.
Organisation
Rakaia Gorge
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Canterbury
EP1
active
Areas of interest
Animal performance, Growing crops, Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To share ideas and knowledge across the group and network with one another. To visit and get to know one another’s properties by more than just the roadside. To increase overall profitability.
Organisation
South Westland Catchments
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Nelson/West Coast
EP1
active
Areas of interest
Environment
Objective
To understand the environment which makes up our farms and learn about the regulations that will be imposed in order to engage in a constructive manner with external stake holders to reach good outcomes.
Organisation
Waitahora Sub-Catchment 2
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Taranaki/Manawatu
EP1
active
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils
Objective
To improve the overall catchment water quality, as a generational improvement with the objective to have the Waitahora catchment capable of potable drinking water.
Organisation
Glenorchy Catchment Group
Membership: Closed
  • Region
    Otago
  • Contact Details tilly@landpro.co.nz P: 027 233 3778 M:
EP1
active
Areas of interest
Environment, Managing our soils
Objective
To understand in more detail how our farming activities impact our amazing local environment.
Organisation
Kawakawa Bay Action Group
Membership: Closed
  • Contact Jackie Mc Lean
  • Region
    Waikato-BoP
  • Contact Details Mcleanstockrearing@gmail.com P: 09 292 2269 M: 021 703 004
EP1
active
Areas of interest
Animal breeding & genetics, Feed management, Regrassing
Objective
To establish resilient farm systems in the Kawakawa Bay district that provide certainty for farmers in the face of a volatile climate