With the combined pressures of population growth, increased environmental awareness and climate change, New Zealand’s primary industries must evolve, becoming smarter and innovative, adapting to the current disruptions.
Fortunately, the growth of technology, innovations and apps is assisting agriculture and horticulture to make more accurate decisions enabling more sustainable and efficient systems.
Owned by Lincoln University, Lincoln Agritech is a multidisciplinary R&D company who deliver leading-edge science and engineering knowledge and technologies into environmental, primary, processing and new materials applications.
Join us for our next vibe event where we’ll hear from Lincoln Agritech CEO Peter Barrowclough about their vision, strategy and projects for developing technology in agriculture for the future.
Wednesday 3rd July
4.00pm - 5.30pm
We'll provide drinks and snacks to get you through your 4 o'clock munchies and get your networking juices flowing.
4.00pm - Networking and Drinks
4.15pm - Presentation from Peter Barrowclough
4:45pm - Q&A Session
5.00pm - Networking
5.30pm - Event finishes
About the Speaker
Speaker: Peter Barrowclough CEO Lincoln Agritech
Peter is passionate about the role of science and technology in increasing the nation’s wealth. Agriculture is in his blood, and he lives on a small lifestyle block just outside Christchurch city where he also grows 3000 Hazelnut trees. He has an honours degree in Horticultural Science from Lincoln University.
Past employment roles include: Research and Development Manager for PGG Wrightson Seeds; Crop Seed Manager followed by General Manager Business Development at Crop and Food Research; National Business Incubator Development Manager at Industry NZ (now NZTE) where he was instrumental in establishing the business incubator network in NZ; and Founder and Managing Director of Southern Wasabi Ltd the first company to pioneer exports of wasabi from NZ to Japan. Export Manager at D M Palmer Ltd.
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