• 24 May 2017

    Probiotic data collection project

    Milestone 2 and the Final Report is now complete for the project "Are there long-term advantages in giving probiotic supplements to neo-natal calves?" We have compared the probiotic supplement calves with the control groups three and four years on from the 2012 trial that looked at probiotic weight gain. What's their respective survival rates? ... Read More

  • 12 Apr 2017

    Milestone One complete

    Milestone one has been completed for our latest on-farm project: SFF # 404979 “Are there long-term advantages in giving probiotic supplements to neo-natal calves?” The project’s aim is to revisit the data from the AgBoard’s 2012 probiotic calf trial project (SFF L12-083 - “The effects of a probiotic supplement on growth, ... Read More

  • 29 Aug 2016

    No news posted lately

    We haven't been great at keeping up this website. There's lots of past project information that we could be storing here (as well as in unseen boxes in our storage archive). And there are current and planned activities we should be letting you know more about too. We are now a totally volunteer organisation.  Our income could not support our ... Read More

  • 31 Jul 2015

    Submission - ORC Regional Policy Statement for Otago

    The Clutha Agricultural Development Board or now known locally as the AgBoard has been in existence for over 20 years. In this time we have made many submissions to the ORC as part of the Annual Plan Process. ... Download the document below. CADB-submission-to-ORC-RPS-July-2015.pdf        (PDF, 683KB)   You ... Read More

  • 31 Jul 2015

    Submission - ORC Draft 10-Year Plan

    The Clutha Agricultural Development Board or now known locally as the AgBoard has been in existence for over 20 years. In this time we have made many submissions to the ORC as part of the Annual Plan Process. ... Download the document below. CADB-submission-to-ORC-10year-plan-2015.pdf        (PDF, 407KB)   You need ... Read More

  • 31 Jul 2015

    Submission - CDC Draft Long Term Plan 2015-2025 and Economic Development Strategy

    We are pleased to provide these comments during this consultation round as we have done for many years. We hope that the positive and co-operative tone through the draft documents will lead to further collaborative ventures between the AgBoard and Council to achieve our mutual objectives of a vibrant and knowledgeable agricultural community in the Clutha ... Read More

  • 31 Jul 2015

    Annual Report - April 2015

    The Clutha Agricultural Development Board has released their Annual Report 2015. Topics include: Chairman's Report Project Manager's Report      - Californian Thistle action      - Seminars - “Harnessing the Power of Microbes on the farm”      - Food & Fibre Hemp      ... Read More

  • 08 Aug 2014

    Project applications

    While farmers are busy with calving and lambing, the AgBoard will be reviewing project application options. We have organised some brainstorming sessions to focus our efforts. If you have any bright ideas, please let us know at info@agboardnz.co.nz or 021 616 605. We'll leave you to the important tasks of producing healthy lambs and starting to get ... Read More

  • 24 Jul 2014

    LEP at Waiwera South - 29 July 2014

    Manage the environmental and water issues that make your farm unique Waiwera South:  Tuesday 29 July, 10am - 3.30pm (Start at Waiwera South Hall  with a light lunch provided) This workshop will involve independent assistance to make a definite plan to manage the issues on your farm with a side trip to a nearby farm. The new 6a ... Read More

  • 15 May 2014

    New Website

    We are pleased to introduce our new website to you. You are now able to: Read the latest news Download the latest Annual Report Read about our Projects View upcoming Events and Workshops See how we can serve the agricultural community See how you can support the AgBoard We welcome any feedback you have, feel free to use the contact form on the ... Read More

  • 15 May 2014

    Land and Environment Workshop - Milton 28 May 2014

    Manage the environmental and water issues that make your farm unique Lovells Flat Hall, Station Road:  Wednesday 28May, 10am - 3.30pm (a light lunch will be provided) This workshop will involve independent assistance to make a definite plan to manage the issues on your farm with a side trip to a nearby farm. The new 6a Water Plan changes ... Read More

  • 15 May 2014

    Microbial tools attract interest

    Farming people along the east coast of the South Island were introduced to the power of microbes as farming tools at six successful seminars from the AgBoard in May. Presenters from Lincoln University, Pioneer™ brand products, BioBrew™ and the AgBoard led interesting discussions about classic biocontrol, probiotic products, silage inoculants, ... Read More

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