Smaller scale New Zealand dairy farmers: long term plans and key challenges

Farmer wellbeing has been defined as “a dynamic process that gives people a sense of how their lives are evolving” (Nimpagariste & Culver, 2010). In order to support and enhance the wellbeing of farmers in New Zealand, the farmers’ goals, future plans and challenges to their plans all need to be understood. A particular group of interest is smaller scale...
Sam Pike

FeedSmart – Helping to feed the hungry

25 May 2017

Feed planning for livestock can be a time-consuming and daunting task for many farmers. Until now, there have been few resources available to sheep and beef farmers for quickly determining feed requirements. This is set to change with the recent launch of the FeedSmart app, developed by Beef + Lamb NZ and the Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP).    

Teaching tech?

Using smart tools and mobile apps to support teaching in New Zealand Agriculture

Farm Tools for Rural Professionals

Farm tools (software, packages, apps) are used by farmers and consultants to assist with farm decision making. Consequently, industry plus DairyNZ and Red Meat Profit Partnership as it's representatives, are interested in the availability of farm tools and how these are used. The Centre has had a farm tools project underway since 2010/11. The previous work has had both a...

Essentials of Farm Financial Management

Event date 
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 13:30
Refresh and improve your farm financial literacy and management skills, develop skills and confidence to analyse and interpret financial benchmarking data, and provide commentary on financial position and performance in relation to farm goals. To find out more click here