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 25 July 2017

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


Emerging Primary Industries Leaders Scholarship Winners Announced during Fieldays!

Ministers Nathan Guy and Louise Upston have announced the winners of this year's Emerging Primary Industries Leaders Scholarship - Julia Jones of KPMG and Jason Te Brake of Miraka.  AGMARDT are very pleased to be suppoting this alongside MPI and Te Hono.

Congratulations to Julia and Jason!

For more information please go to link.



FMG NZ Young Farmer of the Year 2017 Competition - 6-8 July - COMING SOON!

Good luck to all contestants in the NZ Young Farmer of the Year 2017 Competition which kicks off on the 6 July in Manawatu including Feilding (AGMARDTs home base!).  To find out more please go to FMG NZ Young Farmer of the Year website.

 The AGMARDT Agri-Business Breakfast 2017 on Saturday 8 July is a great opportunity to hear from our industry leaders. This year's speakers include: 

Gabrielle Simpson The New Zealand Sock Company
Nadine Porter, NZ Young Farmers 
& Stu Bradbury Sprout Agritech

Not to be missed get your tickets here…


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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