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Richard Morrison knows he has big boots to fill as new Manawatu/Rangitikei Feds president

Article by Jill Galloway for NZFarmer Richard Morrison is taking over from retiring president James Stewart to lead the Manawatu/Rangitikei province for Federated Farmers . Stewart was on the doorstep of Palmerston North and his successor, a sheep and beef farmer just north of Marton, will use his executive team more often to bridge the 45 minute journey to the…


New Beef + Lamb New Zealand Farmer Council National Chairman

Article from Beef+Lamb NZ The Beef + Lamb New Zealand Farmer Council has elected Marton farmer, William Morrison, as its next national chairman. Morrison replaces retiring King Country farmer, Martin Coup, who has been the chairman since 2012. The Beef + Lamb New Zealand Farmer Councils are aligned to the organisation’s geographic electorates. They were…


Erica van Reenen is an industry role-model

The National Agricultural Fieldays, at Mystery Creek last week, saw the launch of MPI’s “Primary Industry – growing our future” ambassador series. The ambassadors include Richie McCaw, Rob and Sonia Waddel, Lindy Nelson and our very own Morrison Farming Director Erica. Check out this very cool YouTube staring Erica van Reenen, Bei the heading dog,…


Morrison Farming’s Balance Farm Environment Award in 2012

Article from Beef+Lamb NZ Combining two family farming operations into one new agricultural company three years ago is working well for the winners of this year’s Horizons Beef + Lamb New Zealand Livestock Farm Award. Cousins Graham and John Morrison, along with John’s two sons, William and Richard, run sheep and beef on 1331ha (1234ha effective)…