Podcast

Hill Country Farming in 2040: Panel discussion at B+LNZ’s FarmSmart 2018 Conference

What will hill country farming in New Zealand look like in 2040? How will farmers respond to demands placed upon them by consumers, environmental and animal welfare regulations and the general public?

Guy Salmon, Environmentalist and Executive Director of Ecologic; Robyn Dynes, AgResearch Science Impact Leader, Farm Systems and Environment; Chris Chamberlain, Banks Peninsula farmer; and Rich McDowell, principal scientist for AgResearch’s Invermay Environment Group discuss what they see as the challenges and opportunities for this country’s hill country farming systems.

Panel discussion facilitated by Richard Green, agribusiness thought-leader and professional Director.

Keywords: 
hill country, FarmSmart, Guy Salmon, Robyn Dynes, Chris Chamberlain,Panel discussion, future perspective, environment, animal welfare, customers, consumers, business planning, future proof, change, greater risk, greenhouse gas emissions

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