Pasture Summit 2018

North Island Conference (Hamilton)

  • Monday 26 November 2018: Day 1 – Plenary sessions from 8:30am to 5:30pm followed by evening Gala Dinner and keynote speaker (Jake Millar) at Claudelands Event Centre
  • Tuesday 27 November 2018: Day 2 – Workshops from 8am to 3:30pm at Lye Farm, Waikato

 South Island Conference (Ashburton)

  • Thursday 29 November 2018: Day 1 – Plenary sessions from 8:30am to 5:30pm at Ashburton Trust Event Centre followed by evening Gala Dinner and keynote speaker (Kevin Biggar) at Ashburton Hotel
  • Friday 30 November 2018: Day 2 – Workshops from 8am to 3:30pm at Ashley Dene Farm, Springston

Note: North Island and South Island conferences mirror workshop titles; however each will have a regional specific focus.

The theme of the 2018 Pasture Summit is “Growing Dairy’s Future”. The events will be aimed at the cutting edge of pasture based dairy farming. We will examine the challenges we face and focus on driving innovation in the future. The Conference is geared to be highly interactive, vibrant, positive and constructive.

OUTLINE OF CONFERENCE PROGRAMME:

Presenters will be from both New Zealand and overseas and include senior industry executives, leading farmers, researchers, consultants, bankers and scientists. The conference format will encourage plenty of discussion and the exchange of ideas. The programme is designed to promote thinking and robust debate, as well as provide a space for like-minded farmers to network and find inspiration and motivation. Please click on the button below to view the outline conference programme: