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Why leadership & supervision skills are vital to success

24/08/2016 • When you manage a large number of orchard staff comprising different nationalities, languages and cultural backgrounds, leadership skills are invaluable.
Mark Andersen is no stranger to upskilling in this area, having attended multiple leadership courses over...

Farm life in Taradise

22/08/2016 • Brad Markham left his high-flying journalism career in Australia for a new life on a dairy farm in Aotearoa. Now, he’s the 2016 NZDIA Share Farmer of the Year for Auckland/Hauraki and a rising social...

BOP school leavers urged to consider horticultural careers

18/08/2016 • Levi Ryland and Brandon Cross knew nothing about horticulture when they finished high school – but two years on, they both have their sights set on becoming kiwifruit orchard managers.
The pair, now aged 20, moved...