Last June, the KPMG Agribusiness Agenda identified that any change in the industry is going to require strong leadership. Several have stepped up to take key leadership roles in the New Zealand meat sector recently, […]
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The first New Zealand meat industry appointments to the international Fats and Protein Research Association (FPRF) were made recently. Graham Shortland, chief executive of Waitoa-based Wallace Corporation, is now a director of the Foundation, while […]
Lamb processor Craig Hickson was “chuffed” when he learned he was to be awarded the 2012 Allflex Federated Farmers Agribusiness Person of the Year in July. Adding a new Welsh meat plant to his business […]
Congratulations to Craig Hickson, managing director of Progressive Meats who last week was named the 2012 Allflex/Federated Farmers Agribusiness Person of the Year. Five “exceptional nominations” were received by Federated Farmers, according to president Bruce […]
Prime Minister John Key has opened the 2012 Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships and is calling for applications from ambitious executives looking to expand their international expertise. The scholarships are designed to build business capability and […]
Congratulations to Steve Wyn-Harris, a Hawke’s Bay sheep and beef farmer and farming commentator, who has just been announced as the 2012 Landcorp Agricultural Communicator of the Year. Wyn-Harris started his farming career in 1985, […]
High quality speakers and ample opportunities to network are on offer to delegates from the meat industry, farming and their service sectors at this year’s Red Meat Sector Conference. We’ve been given a sneak preview […]