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Scholarship Winner an Advocate for Māori Agribusiness Principles

Scholarship Winner an Advocate for Māori Agribusiness Principles Caleb Dudin believes that the principles of sustainability and kaitiakitanga (guardianship and conservation) that are interwoven through Māori agribusiness could help New Zealand farmers future-proof their operations. The Lincoln University student is in his final year of

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Inspiring young women to make their mark in agriculture

Laura McQuillan-Reese is blazing a trail for other young women to make their mark in agriculture and seize opportunities to take leadership roles in the industry. Laura joined Perrin Ag from Lincoln University in February 2022 through the firm’s Empower Graduate Advisor Development Programme. Since

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From childhood passion to a lifetime labour of love

Trudy Laan considers her work with farmers an “immense privilege”. For more than two decades Trudy has worked as an agricultural consultant at Perrin Ag, specialising in dairying, corporate supervision, land use conversion and staff recruitment. Today she is a director of the firm and

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Gayle Newman - Perrin Ag

A passion for farming & its people

Gayle Newman was born in Dannevirke and spent her childhood holidays on the family farm. Safe to say agriculture is in her blood. As well as an in-depth knowledge and understanding of farming, Gayle has a natural way with people. A skill she put to

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Tackling rising input costs

By Dwayne Cowin The original version of this article appeared in Country-Wide Magazine in May 2022 Despite enjoying strong product pricing for beef and lamb, farmers’ bottom lines aren’t budging. Though earnings have increased, so have the costs of key farming inputs. The reasons these

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