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

Post-Doc Fellowships are now open for applications

AGMARDT's Postdoctoral Fellowships are now open (closing date is 31 August 2018). AGMARDT supports postdoctoral fellowship research to underpin the agricultural, pastoral, horticultural and forestry industries within New Zealand. Please go to the link to read through our guidelines.

Primary Industries Good Employer Awards 2018

Primary Industries Good Employer Awards 2018


Congrats to Logan Wallace for winning the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Competition

We would also like to congratulate Patrick Crawshaw who won the AGMARDT Agri Business Challenge.

AGMARDT's  'Future Shaping' Agri Business Breakfast held on 7 July at FMG Young Farmer of the year Competition was a huge success.  Thanks to our wonderful speakers:

Joanne Kerslake - AbacusBio
Hamish Fraser - Fraser Group
Stefan Korn - Chief Executive - Creative HQ Limited


AGMARDT - Watch our new video below



AGMARDT's 30 Years Celebration 2018

Fantastic celebration of our 30th Anniversary at Parliament on Tuesday 20 March with Hon. Meka Whaitiri.  Thanks to everyone for celebrating this huge milestone with us.  AGMARDT - the Future Shapers.  The photo is of past and present Board members, past and present staff with Hon. Meka Whaitiri.

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AGMARDT's next Closing Date for Applications is 2 August 2018

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


Our latest Annual Report is available to view

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