We have experienced, innovative and inspiring stewards of the country’s natural resources, but who will be the next generation of people to lead New Zealand’s primary sector to dizzying commercial heights? Well, we haven’t got a crystal ball, but our judges are pretty sure we’ll all be hearing a lot more about the following 10 folk in years to come.
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The current season milk solids payout was down 30c on original forecasts – an unpleasant end to a highly productive season. Can the dairy sector look forward to better times ahead?
Farming has been the mainstay of the New Zealand economy since the 1840s. But a growing number of public figures are calling for the country to pair its agricultural economy with a ‘knowledge’ one.
As a country trying to find common ground between globalisation and Not In My Back Yard (NIMBY) parochialism, the issues around land ownership—particularly farming—are getting a tad muddy. Dita De Boni investigates.