The New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management

Our purpose is to build the capability and capacity of rural professionals operating within New Zealand's primary industries


  • NZIPIM 2019 National Conference

    Please join us to celebrate 50 years of New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management at the National Conference in Christchurch on Monday 5th August and Tuesday 6th August at Chateau in the Park Hotel.

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  • Emerging Rural Professional Laura Keenan Wins Top Award

    Agricom's Laura Keenan from Cambridge has been named the Farmax Emerging Rural Professional of the Year, beating four other contestants in her field.

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  • Advice for rural professionals going on farms

    On 28 May 2018 the Government and farming sector bodies announced an attempt will be made to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from New Zealand.

    Given that farmer expectations around biosecurity have become heightened by this outbreak, DairyNZ have issued the following advice to help Rural Professionals in engaging with farmers.

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  • Waikato Branch: Integrating dairy cow and dairy goat farming

    27/03/2019 | Te Aroha

    Come and visit Paul & Kevin Schuler's dairy cow and milking goat farm. Find out about their business and how they integrate the two businesses on one farm.

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  • Rotorua/BOP: Panel discussion with Dairy Companies

    03/04/2019 | Rotorua

    Dairy companies perspective on farmer behaviour change, and market update

    Please join us for a panel discussion with dairy industry executives as they share their insights on changing farmer behaviour from suppliers to processing, including future incentive schemes and the role of rural professionals in guiding their farming clients.

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  • Hawkes Bay East Coast Branch: Life after Brexit

    05/04/2019 | Havelock North

    Hawkes Bay / East Coast Branch Committee are very pleased to invite you to a breakfast event hot on the heels of the Brexit date of 29 March to hear from Mike Petersen, New Zealand's Special Agricultural Trade Envoy, as he shares his insights on what the future could hold for our primary industries.

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  • Central Districts Branch: Facilitating better on-farm decisions

    08/04/2019 | Palmerston North

    Central Districts branch is pleased to welcome Peter Allen from Business Torque Systems Ltd and Chris Lewis from BakerAg. Peter and Chris will lead a facilitated workshop on how to make better on-farm decisions.

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  • Canterbury Branch: Networking Event for Young Professionals

    11/04/2019 | Christchurch

    NZIPIM Canterbury Branch would like to invite you to attend a networking event for young rural professionals in the early stages of their careers within the rural profession.

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  • Waikato Branch: New Environmental Programmes

    01/05/2019 | Hamilton

    Ballance Agri-nutrients and Ravensdown will present their environmental software that helps farmers plan and implement changes on farm to reduce their environmental impact.

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