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


AGMARDT's next Closing Date for Applications is 2 October 2017

The 2017 Applications Closing Dates and Board Meeting Dates are now available


AGMARDT's Postdoctoral Fellowship - NOW OPEN

Postdoctoral Fellowships applications are open. Closing date is 5pm on the 31 August 2017. AGMARDT supports postdoctoral fellowship research to underpin the agricultural, pastoral, horticultural and forestry industries within New Zealand. Please read our Guidelines as conditions have changed this year and go into our Applications Portal to apply. 


FMG NZ Young Farmer of the Year 2017 Competition - 6-8 July - CONGRATS TO NIGEL!

Huge congratulations to Nigel Woodhead who has won the FMG NZ Young Farmer of the Year 2017 Competition.  To find out the full results, please go to FMG NZ Young Farmer of the Year website.  Nigel is pictured with AGMARDT representatives, (L-R)) Barry Brook (Trustee), Nigel, Malcolm Nitschke (General Manager) and Tony Egan (Chairman).


Also congratulations to Hamish Best who won the AGMARDT Agri Business Challenge!  Hamish is pictured with AGMARDT representatives (L-R) Barry Brook (Trustee), Sarah von Dadelszen (Trustee), Hamish, Malcolm Nitschke (General Manager) and Tony Egan (Chairman).



 Our latest Annual Report is available to view

Please go this link to view our latest Annual Report.


AGMARDT and Kiwigarden on TVOne Rural Delivery

Kiwigarden's Taine & Jo Randell talk about their healthy children's snack food company Kiwigarden and the contribution AGMARDT made to their success.  Please go to this link to watch this.



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