Support businesses and industry groups to gain a<br>deeper understanding of their customers and their markets<br>to identify and exploit potential opportunities Providing funding assistance to industry groups and<br>businesses for international keynote speakers and experts to<br>come to New Zealand to speak at conferences and forums Encourage and support industry sectors and businesses to develop and implement<br>innovative solutions to assist with transformational change within agribusiness value<br>chains, with focus on the agricultural, horticultural and forestry sectors AGMARDT recognises the significant benefit to the New Zealand Agribusiness sector from supporting future<br>leaders and capability programmes for individuals and groups to grow their potential through domestic and international<br>management and leadership training opportunities including experience and exposure to global markets Building research capabilities within New Zealand's science<br>community, in new and expanding areas of research within the<br>agricultural, horticultural and forestry sectors

News & Upcoming Events

Associate Board Member

Associate Board Member - please go to this link to log in to our portal to apply.

AGMARDT's next Closing Date for Applications is 6 March 2018

The 2018 Applications Closing Dates and Board Meeting Dates are now available.

Great receiving recognition of our funding with the ASB MAGS Farm

Please see media release.

Congrats to the Young Horticulturist of the Year 2017 Winner - Shanna Hickling

Announced on 16 November. Pictured with Shanna Hickling are (L to R): Andrew Keaney from T&G, Malcolm Nitschke from AGMARDT and Max Spence from Fruitfed Supplies.

For more information please go the

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"Feed the World 2030: Power of Plants Hackathon"

What a great event - can't wait to hear the outcome! We'll let you know once we've heard!

Click for more information.

2018 Nuffield Winners Announced - Congratulations

The latest ‘crop’ of emerging leaders have been announced by Minister of Agriculture, Damien O'Connor. The five new NZ Nuffield scholars are:

  • Simon Cook,
  • Andy Elliot
  • Turi McFarlane
  • Solis Norton
  • Kate Scott

This photo is of the winners with AGMARDT's, Malcolm Nitschke (GM), Sarah von Dadelszen (Trustee) and Richard Green (Trustee).

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Our latest Annual Report is available to view

Please go to this link to view our latest Annual Report.


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