Recently on the TV1 Breakfast show two very short videos featuring Jason Minkhorst, Director, Farm Source discussing the benefits of having a mentor for farming businesses were featured. To hear his views, click the links below.
Kiwis are not known for their willingness to ask for help when they need it, but reaching out has seen one Cantabrian family strike a balance between the demands of a dairy farm and new baby.
We are changing how we do things at RBN with an overhaul of our ticketing system. It will look different but will work much better.
We have just completed our Evaluation Report (which includes the Rural Business Network) for our funders and the South Canterbury RBN hub has come under close scrutiny.
Emma Buchanan - Soter Rural Compliance has benefited from the fully subsidised Rural Mentor programme funded by Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) and DairyNZ. Emma applied for a mentor back in 2015 and hasn't looked back. Emma says "It proved invaluable. Having someone to bounce ideas off and hold me accountable to my goals made such a difference."
Cameron shared his thoughts focussing on where he believed both domestic and global trends would lead us over the short to medium term. To read more click here[http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/77220140/glass-half-full-5-forecast-for-201617-season]
Mrs Rebecca Warburton was the winner of the Rural Governance Essentials Course drawn on 18 June using Random.Org.
An experienced Business Mentor can inspire and guide you to help your business succeed.
Earlier in the year RBN was given a complimentary ticket to the 2014 Future Farms Conference. A draw was made from those that entered and had attended an RBN event. Lara Sutton from KPMG was the lucky winner. Here is her feedback: