The Rural Business Network is coming to Otago.
A launch will be held at The Savoy on August 26, when Dr
Jacqueline Rowarth, professor of agribusiness at the
University of Waikato, will be guest speaker.
The Rural Business Network consists of hubs across the
country that meet quarterly and cater to rural-based people,
working on or off farm, looking to grow their professional
The aim is to establish connections and meet and share ideas
with professionals on the farm or in agribusiness, science
The network is already established in Waikato, Manawatu and
Canterbury. Sarah Perriam, of Rural TV, who initiated the
establishment of an Otago network, was expecting a good
It was not just for workers in agriculture or agribusiness,
but for anyone who would benefit from attending, she said.