The Agricultural and Marketing Research and Development Trust, better known as<br>AGMARDT, invests millions each year aimed at exploring market opportunities, encouraging<br>innovative ideas, and development future leaders within the agribusiness sectors Support businesses and industry groups to gain a deeper understanding of their markets to identify<br>and exploit potential opportunities as well as providing funding assistance to industry groups and businesses<br>for international keynote speakers and experts to come to New Zealand to speak at conferences and forums Encourage and support industry sectors and businesses<br>to develop and implement innovative solutions to assist with<br>transformational change within agribusiness value chains Support initiatives that develop future leaders<br>and improve the leadership and governance skills<br>of individuals involved in agribusiness Building research capabilities within New Zealand's science<br>community, in new and expanding areas of research within<br>the agricultural, horticultural and forestry sectors Applications are now open for the AGMARDT In-Market Immersion Grants.<br>Give your young star performers the experience of living and working in your market and they’ll bring<br>invaluable knowledge and skills back to your business. Apply now.


News & Upcoming Events

Saturday 4 June, 7am 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.

Te Hono Movement

AGMARDT is once again proud to support the 2016 Te Hono Standford Bootcamp, taking place at Standford University from 2 July 2016 until 8 July 2016.  For enquiries please email or visit their website

AGMARDT Breakfast 2016 - 9 July 2016

The AGMARDT Agri-Business Breakfast, run in conjunction with the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final in Timaru, is a great opportunity to hear from successful business leaders as they share their insights and perspctives on how "Fresh Thinking" will provide opportunities for the future. 

The Panel of high profile speakers include;

• Nick Aubrey, Independent Market Development Consultant 
• Anna Campbell, CEO AbacusBio
• Andrea Wilkins, Chief Marketer, Brander and Communicator, Spring Sheep Dairy LP

 If you would like to buy tickets click here

Grant Closing Dates

The 2016 Applications Closing Dates and Board Meeting Dates are now available.



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