SheepNet Delegation visit to New-Zealand - 28th January 2018 to 6th February 2018
The purpose of the New-Zealand trip was to exchange knowledge and experiences between SheepNet partners and New-Zealand colleagues on how to improve sheep productivity - from discovery science and technology development to using international collaboration to close knowledge gaps and develop new strategies for implementing research into adoption and practice changes on-farm.
This document presents a summary of the visits and discussions held during that visit.
Day 1 - 29th January - Manapouri meeting with NZ colleagues and Freestone Farm visit
Day 2 - 30th January - Visit to Landcorp Mararoa Farm
Day 3 - 31st January - Te Anau - Workshop on 'lamb survival - science discovery to impact'
Day 4 - 2nd February - AgResearch and Massey University visits
Day 5 - 5th Feberuary - Landcorp and Spring Sheep Milk Co farm visits