Posts Tagged ‘Otago’

Sheep farmers pushing for retention of Invermay

March 5, 2014

A group of southern sheep breeders and sheep and deer farmers is strongly lobbying the government to attend a meeting in Gore to be held next Wednesday 12th March. The meeting, to be chaired by past chairman of Beef + Lamb NZ Jeff Grant, will be the first time AgResearch has fronted up to breeders and farmers to talk to them about the planned transfer of research scientists from Invermay to Lincoln. (more…)

Call to Arms to treble agri-foods turnover

August 2, 2012

The Riddet Institute, a partnership of five organisations, The University of Auckland, AgResearch, Plant & Food Research, MasseyUniversity, and the University of Otago, encompasses the entire New Zealand science sector.

 

In its report A Call to Arms launched last week, it challenges New Zealand’s agri-foods sector to take the steps needed to realise its potential (more…)