Applications are now open for Silver Fern Farms 2022 Plate to Pasture Youth Scholarships.
KPMG and the University of Waikato are partnering to deliver a new six-week course designed for rural professionals seeking to expand their knowledge in New Zealand’s food and fibre sector.
Seven new scholarships have been awarded to young people considering a career in the red meat and exporting sectors.
Mounting skills shortages and ongoing supply chain disruptions are among the key challenges for company directors, according to the Institute of Directors and ASB Bank’s annual survey.
The Meat Industry Association has opened applications for its 2022 scholarships.
Applications for the 2022 AGMARDT Leadership Scholarships are open.
T&G Global and Lincoln University are joining forces to offer students a hands-on learning experience and pathway into employment in the horticulture industry.
Applications are open for a FoodHQ’s Agrifood Strategic Thinking Scholarship designed to help emerging leaders within the NZ agrifood sector develop strategic thinking skills.
Portion control, reducing food waste and maximising profit without raising menu prices, are all part of a new EIT online short course aimed at chefs and restaurant managers.
The management and support of retail meat apprenticeships in Aotearoa has a new home, with transitional industry training organisation Competenz passing it over to training provider Skills4Work.
The Food and Fibre Centre for Vocational Excellence and the New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, Te Pūkenga, have signed what the partners describe as a ground-breaking Memorandum of Agreement.
The 2021 Women in Wine NZ Mentoring Programme has kicked off, seeing eleven women wine industry mentors working paired with up-and-comers for six months.
Beef + Lamb, DairyNZ and Federated Farmers have released what they describe as a new climate change education resource.
Plant and Food Research’s in-house mentoring initiative scooped the learning and development capability category at The Human Resources Institute of New Zealand national awards.
The Kāpiti Coast District Council is holding free information sessions for people who are thinking of setting up a food business from their home or commercial premises.
The programme was developed following conversations with the New Zealand Winegrowers to identify skills needed in the industry.
New Zealand Apples and Pears Inc and GoHort have backed free online courses to attract Kiwi’s into horticulture roles.
ServiceIQ is seeking stakeholder input into a review of New Zealand’s suite of 155 hospitality industry unit standards.
Evidence Based Eating New Zealand will present a series of health lectures in four of New Zealand’s main centres.
United Fresh will lead a United Nations Independent Dialogue as part of the UN’s global initiative, the Food Systems Summit.
Massey University has achieved a QS World University ranking of 34 in the agriculture and forestry discipline.
The Eastern Institute of Technology has launched its Food and Fibre Centre of Vocational Excellence.
A state-funded initiative will see 26 million servings of fresh fruit and veges dished out at low decile school.
It’s one of the region’s biggest sectors, contributing 20% of GDP.
Canterbury has a new postgraduate school that will focus entirely on food sustainability.
Bay of Plenty-based Fruition Horticulture has announced the new diploma.
Extra funding has been given to the Kerikeri Gateway Horticulture Schools Programme.
The 2021 Meat Industry Association Scholarships are now open for application.
The role is to be based at the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) in Hawke’s Bay.
The parnership will support Māori students in food and science innovations.
Massey University celebrated its 27th annual Agriculture Awards in Palmerston North on Friday evening.
Massey University and AgResearch are developing a new joint dairy research facility in the Manawatū region.
Silver Fern Farms has announced its Plate to Pasture Youth Scholarships for 2020, adding two more names to the six already unveiled.
The Government has launched the country’s first centre of excellence for the primary sector, labelling it a sign of its commitment to growers and farmers.