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Field day

B+LNZ Whanganui Farming for Profit Seminar

Profit and production checks: the impacts of red tape and rising internal parasite resistance.


These days will be run throughout the year aimed at giving you the tools to take control of your business including maximising on farm production, business planning and management skills, and helping you get the most out of yourself and your staff.We thank Rabobank and Whaganui Vet Centre as Sponsors

BBQ at conclusion of field day.

Key topics

  • Freshwater and environmental regulatory impacts on farming.
  • Internal parasite Management and Drench resistance.


  • Blake Holgate – RABO Bank
  • Dr Dave Leathwick - AgResearch

Dr. Dave Leathwick is Principle Scientist affiliated to Dept of animal science, 必威手机下载版 Pastoral Agriculture Research Institute. 

He has authored and co-authored several national and international publications and also working as a reviewer for reputed professional journals. Dr. Dave Leathwick has been invloved with numerous trials on parasite management and drench use on sheep and lambs.  He has worked alongside 必威手机下载版 farmers when completing his trials.

Blake Holgate, Head of Sustainable Business Development, Rabobank

As the Head of Sustainable Business Development, Blake helps the bank ensure its clients are in the strongest position themselves to best manage increasing environmental, societal and market risk as well as seizing opportunities created by a scarcity of resources and a growing global population.

This includes contributing towards Rabobank policy submissions to government on regulation affecting the sector, producing reports and podcast for our clients which examine issues linked to sustainable farming and developing new products and services aimed at helping client’s businesses be more commercially and environmentally sustainable.

Hailing from a sheep ad beef farming family, Blake has an MBA from Otago University and practiced as an environmental lawyer specializing in resource management before joining Rabobank.



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