To promote the advancement of scientific research and the practice of agronomy in New Zealand, and to encourage the flow of agronomic information.

Who Are We?

We are a group of scientists, lecturers, students, agricultural and horticultural advisors, industry professionals and farmers with an interest in agronomy.

Agronomy from the Greek agros field and nemein to manage.

Major Activities

The Society runs an annual conference, often in association with the New Zealand Grassland Association.  Papers are presented on all aspects of agronomy.

Occasional symposia are held that focus on individual crops/topics.  Papers presented at these symposia are available in special publications and these papers are also available on this website.

Products and Services Offered

Annual membership

Services available for purchase by the Agronomy Society of New Zealand Inc on this website include annual membership of which there is only one category for a cost of $80.00/yr. If wanting to join, firstly please fill in the application form in the following link:

Book purchase

Purchase of historical hardcopy proceedings is also available for selected years at the same cost as membership, currently $70.00/issue.

Symposium-type events

In addition, from time to time, the Agronomy Society may offer symposiums or other similar events such as our 50th Anniversary Symposium

The Agronomy Society hosted a 2-day symposium at Lincoln University on 31 Aug - 1 Sep 2022 to celebrate 50 years entitled,
Environmental impact and solutions for arable and horticultural farm systems

PowerPoint slides of each talk are available on the link below: