B+LNZ Generation Next Programme 2022 intake: Western North Island + Eastern North Island | Beef + Lamb New Zealand

B+LNZ Generation Next Programme 2022 intake: Western North Island + Eastern North Island

After several successful intakes in the South Island, the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Generation Next Programme is coming North for 2022. Applications are now open and close on 1 February 2022.

Do you have a goal to be a leader, manager or farm owner in the future? If your ambition is to move up the sheep and beef ladder, then this programme is for you.

About the programme

The 'Generation Next: Our Future's Sheep & Beef Farmers' programme involves the delivery of three workshops over a six-month period with the following objectives:

  • Understand the farm business – financial basics and management.
  • Develop better decision making skills.
  • Understand technology and genetics within the industry.
  • Understand the importance of managing mental  health and personal wellbeing.
  • Understand the overall industry goals and aims.

Download Programme flyer (PDF, 539KB)

Programme requirements

  • Applications are to attend all three workshops (no single workshop attendance).
  • Free programme to all associated levy payers and their employees.
  • Please note all travel and beverage expenses are at the participants own cost. All meals and some accommodation costs are covered.

If you are a successful applicant for this programme, please note there will be a small amount of pre-work sent to you prior to the start of the programme.

Selection criteria

  • Actively working on a sheep and beef or drystock property (associated levy payers).
  • Aged between 18 and 45 years’ old.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and understand the drivers to improving on farm profitability of the sheep and beef sector.
  • Goals listed show that plan to stay in the food and fibre sector.
  • Application shows progression over time through positions or goals represent this.
  • Farming and living in the area of application.
  • Available to attend all three days.

To apply

Download Application Form (PDF, 514KB) 

Please complete and send your application for the North Island programme to renee.cummins@beeflambnz.com

We are limited to 20 applicants per region, so put your best foot forward and get your application in as soon as you can.

Find out more

All questions can be directed to Olivia Weatherburn: olivia.weatherburn@beeflambnz.com or phone 027 8017 868.