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  • It is with sadness that we advise that George Hill passed away on Monday last week. George Hill was a member of the Agronomy Society Council from 1975 until 2011. George was also Editor of the Agronomy Society Proceedings for a number of years. George’s contribution to the Society was recognised by his being made a Fellow of the Society. We extend the Society's deepest sympathy to George’s wife Roberta and family.
    Posted: Monday 24 July 2017
  • This is a reminder that the 2016 Agronomy Society and NZ Grassland Association Conferences are being held in Timaru from November 2-4. The venue is the Caroline Bay Hall.
    Posted: Wednesday 28 September 2016
  • The Agronomy Society of New Zealand will hold its AGM at 5.45 pm on Thursday 3 November 2016. The venue for this meeting is Caroline Bay Hall, Te Weka Street, Timaru
    Posted: Thursday 22 September 2016
  • The 7th International Crop Science Congress will be held during August 14–19, 2016, Beijing, China.
    Posted: Monday 11 January 2016
  • The Agronomy Society of New Zealand will hold its AGM at 5.00 pm on 4th November 2015. The venue for this meeting is Solway Park Hotel, High Street in Masterton. The agenda for this meeting is as follows:
    Posted: Monday 28 September 2015
  • The American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America will hold their Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota between 15-18 November 2015.
    Posted: Tuesday 26 May 2015
  • The focus of the Agronomy Council this year has been to continue looking at ways of increasing the profile of the Society amongst the wider community, and increase our membership...
    Posted: Wednesday 7 January 2015
  • At the recent AGM in Alexandra the following members were (re-)elected to represent the society in 2015
    Posted: Tuesday 9 December 2014
  • The Annual General Meeting of the Agronomy Society of New Zealand will be held at 5.45 pm on 6th November 2014. The venue for this meeting is The Cellar Door, 143 Centennial Avenue in Alexandra (http://www.cellardooralexandra.co.nz/).
    Posted: Wednesday 8 October 2014
  • Dr James Millner, Massey University, stepped down from serving on the New Zealand Agronomy Council at the Annual General Meeting in November 2013.
    Posted: Monday 14 April 2014
  • We’re pleased to announce that the 2014 Agronomy Conference will be held jointly with the NZ Grasslands Association in Alexandra from November 5-7, 2014.
    Posted: Friday 28 February 2014
  • Earlybird registrations for the joint NZGA and ASNZ conference have been extended. As in previous years online registrations are available via the Grasslands website.
    Posted: Monday 30 September 2013
  • Members are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Agronomy Society of New Zealand on November 6, 2013 at 5.30 pm. The venue for this meeting is the Trinity Wharf Conference Centre, Tauranga.
    Posted: Friday 27 September 2013
  • Applications are now invited from prospective candidates for the Kathleen Spragg Agricultural Research Award.
    Posted: Tuesday 10 September 2013
  • Food security and safety continues to be a topic of global significance. As competition for resources increases agronomists have a critical role to play in ensuring the profitable and sustainable production of food and feed products.

    This year our conference theme is Sustaining agriculture and horticulture - new science, technologies and practices.
    Posted: Tuesday 10 September 2013
  • Earlybird registrations for the joint NZGA and ASNZ conference are now open.
    Posted: Monday 26 August 2013
  • We are pleased to announce that the 2010 Agronomy New Zealand proceedings have been finalised. Hard copies are being printed and will be mailed to members in the coming weeks.
    Posted: Monday 26 August 2013
  • There has been a significant growth in water demand for irrigation in Canterbury primarily associated with the expansion of dairying. With the sustainability limits of the current methods of abstraction being reached and with continuing demand, water availability is a major regional issue...
    Posted: Thursday 4 April 2013
  • We are pleased to announce that hard copies of the 2012 Agronomy New Zealand proceedings (Volume 42) have been mailed to members in February. If you haven’t received your copy please contact the Treasurer (treasurer@agronomysociety.co.nz).
    Posted: Tuesday 5 March 2013
  • This has been a year of consolidating the successes and gains of previous years, and I would like to thank the Council members for the hard work put into doing this...
    Posted: Tuesday 4 December 2012
  • Download a pictorial summary of the recent Agronomy Conference & Seed Symposium held at Lincoln University in this news story.
    Posted: Friday 30 November 2012

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