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Revitalised college farm is working wonders

Northland College’s dairy farm has doubled milk production, cut farm costs in half and multiplied by six the number of students studying agriculture. The mid-Northland town of Kaikohe has received a much-needed shot in the arm for training and employment prospects under a government-appointed college administrator, a dedicated principal and staff members and a new farm advisory committee. Tertiary Education, ... Read More »

College farm holds open day

An open day is being held to celebrate the collaboration between Lincoln University and Northland College, including the recent signing of a five-year strategic plan for the Northland College Farm. Staff, students, and business and Government representatives including Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce will attend. The open day will involve a mixture of presentations, discussions, and a ... Read More »

Steve Maharey – Vice Chancellor, Massey University

“Congratulations to NZX. The LYDJ website will do a lot to encourage young New Zealanders to look at agriculture as a career. Massey University, ranked 19th in the world for agriculture, is making its contribution by providing the best possible research informed education.” Read More »