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Bayer has opened a new laboratory at its Auckland Centre for Innovation and Development, focused on veterinary medicine formulations. The million dollar facility was officially opened today by science and innovation minister Steven Joyce.

Leadership qualities can be innate – but can also be fostered in the right environment. For the future prosperity of New Zealand agriculture, a collaborative approach that identifies and develops a wide range of leaders will be vital.

Irrigation has always been vital to agriculture, but access to water, and ways to maximise its effectiveness, have changed over the years. Landcare Research soil scientist Dr Carolyn Hedley charts an irrigation evolution.