B+LNZ MNNI FarmSmart Conference 2021

FarmSmart aims to provide you with tools and ideas to help build confidence in your business.


Transforming our farm businesses for the future

The day will include a keynote speaker along with three ‘pick and mix’ sessions with a strong line up of presenters and topics.

The closing session for all participants will be a panel discussion looking at what the future may hold for our industry.

The day will finish with drinks and canapes giving you a chance to network with other farmers and rural professionals.

Guest speakers

Our keynote speaker is Wayne Langford often referred to as the "YOLO farmer" and co-founder of the charity Meat the Need with Siobhan O’Malley. 

Pick and mix sessions include sessions with farmers Matt and Lynley Wyeth, Tracey Bayliss  Grandad’s Beef, Lee Matheson – PerrinAg, Andrew Buswell – Forest360, and Lindy Nelson – farmer and founder of AWDT, Phil Weir and Ruby Mulinder.

The final session will be a panel discussion on the future of our industry facilitated by Lindy Nelson and including Dan Brier, Wayne Langford, Dr Julie McDade – Greenlea and Jack Keeys – KPMG.


  • 10am: Registrations and morning tea
  • 10.45am: Welcome and introduction
  • 11am: Keynote speaker
  • 11.50am: Pick n Mix session 1 (two options)
  • 12.40pm: Lunch
  • 1.40pm: Pick n Mix Session 2 (two options)
  • 2.30pm: Pick n Mix Session 3 (two options)
  • 3.20pm: Afternoon tea
  • 3.50pm: Panel discussion
  • 5pm: Canapes and a complimentary drink followed by a cash bar
  • 6pm: Finish


Tickets cost $65 and includes morning and afternoon tea, full lunch, canapes and a complimentary drink.


Find out more

For more information, please contact Maria Shanks (B+LNZ):