Lucy McPherson tried her best to avoid a career in the rural sector after being brought up on a sheep and cropping farm near Leeston.
Central Rural Life
The co-founder of a Canterbury charity that supplied four months’ worth of meat to South Island foodbanks during the lockdown says starting a new career path can sometimes be about taking a leap of faith.
Nationwide attention post-Covid-19 lockdown is now turning to economic recovery — or at least slowing the freefall — arable farmer David Clark says.
How to be a ‘‘Bloody Good Boss’’ virtual workshops were held by the Dairy Women’s Network last week, with the aim of ensuring dairy farming employers know what a good boss is, what is expected of...
Starting a new career path can sometimes be about taking a leap of faith. It’s something Meat the Need co-founder Siobhan O’Malley and husband Christopher did in 2009, and they are well on their...
Changing perceptions about agricultural careers is a constant battle, New Zealand Young Farmers chief executive Lynda Coppersmith says.
Agriculture might not be the typical first career choice of someone who has grown up in urban Auckland.
Growing up in Rangiora, Teagan Graham never imagined what experiences lay ahead in the sheep and beef sector.
Kent Adams owns and operates a 640-cow Temuka dairy farm, with two employees and one casual staff member.
Athol New says his own success has shown that education and training are important to make it in the dairy sector but not necessarily required.
Now is the right time to consider a career change to agriculture, Rabobank chief executive Todd Charteris says.
Paul and Fiona Scott established their Matatoki Hereford stud at the gateway to the Coromandel Peninsula in 2006.
North Canterbury Rural Support Trust chairman Andy Munro is concerned for the well-being of farmers as they negotiate the ongoing effects of a dry season and the Covid-19 lockdown.