Agronomy Society of New Zealand 267365 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz en-nz Agronomy Society of New Zealand 30 Passing of George Hill, Fellow of the Agronomy Society of New Zealand https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/749200 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. 030, 24 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/749200 2016 Conference https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/699466 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. 040, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/699466 2016 Agronomy Society AGM https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/697491 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 039, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/697491 7th International Crop Science Congress https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/655278 The 7th International Crop Science Congress will be held during August 14–19, 2016, Beijing, China. 003, 11 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/655278 2015 Agronomy Society AGM https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/639235 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: 040, 28 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/639235 American Society of Agronomy, CSSA, and SSSA 2015 Annual Meeting https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/614201 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. 022, 26 May 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/614201 2014 President's Report https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/590739 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... 002, 7 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/590739 Introducing your 2015 Agronomy Council https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/587858 At the recent AGM in Alexandra the following members were (re-)elected to represent the society in 2015 050, 9 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/587858 2014 Agronomy Society AGM https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/578538 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/). 041, 8 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/578538 James Millner steps down from Council https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/543857 Dr James Millner, Massey University, stepped down from serving on the New Zealand Agronomy Council at the Annual General Meeting in November 2013. 016, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/543857 2014 Agronomy Conference https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/535064 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. 009, 28 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/535064 Conference earlybird registrations extended until October 10th https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/502020 Earlybird registrations for the joint NZGA and ASNZ conference have been extended. As in previous years online registrations are available via the Grasslands website. 040, 30 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/502020 Agronomy Society AGM 5.30 pm 6 November https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/501724 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. 039, 27 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/501724 Kathleen Spragg Agricultural Research Award https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/499318 Applications are now invited from prospective candidates for the Kathleen Spragg Agricultural Research Award. 037, 10 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/499318 2013 Agronomy Conference https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/499320 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. 037, 10 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/499320 2010 Agronomy New Zealand proceedings published https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/496900 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. 035, 26 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/496900 Conference Earlybird registrations now open https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/496899 Earlybird registrations for the joint NZGA and ASNZ conference are now open. 035, 26 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/496899 Water Issues in Canterbury - Professor Bryan Jenkins Key Note Address 2012 Agronomy Conference https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/473222 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... 014, 4 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/473222 2012 Agronomy New Zealand proceedings printed https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/465182 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). 010, 5 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/465182 President’s Report 2012 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/455095 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... 049, 4 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/455095 2012 Agronomy Conference & Seed Symposium in pictures https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/454753 Download a pictorial summary of the recent Agronomy Conference & Seed Symposium held at Lincoln University in this news story. 048, 30 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/454753 Agronomy Society AGM 5.00 pm 21 Nov https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/446921 Members are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Agronomy Society of New Zealand on November 21, 2012 at 5.00 pm. The venue for this meeting is the Commerce Building at Lincoln University, Lincoln. 041, 10 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/446921 Registrations open for the 2012 Agronomy Society Conference https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/444856 Registrations are now open for the 2012 Agronomy Society Conference and the ‘Seeds - Realising their Potential’ Symposium. 039, 25 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/444856 Agronomy Society Student Travel Award https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/444313 Applications are now open for the 2012 Student Travel Award to attend the Agronomy Society’s annual conference at Lincoln University, November 20-22, 2012. The award will be up to a maximum of $ 1,000. 038, 21 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/444313 Agronomy Society supports Lincoln student to attend the International Crop Science Congress https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/435929 Lincoln University student Richard Sims is the recipient of the Agronomy Society’s travel award to attend the international Crop Science Congress in Brazil next month... 031, 30 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/435929 Spragg Agricultural Research & Development Award https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/424601 Applications are now invited from prospective candidates for the Spragg Agricultural Research & Development Award... 022, 28 May 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/424601 2012 Agronomy Conference and Seeds Symposium https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/424600 Our annual agronomy conference will be held co-jointly with the Seeds - Realising their Potential Symposium at Lincoln University, Canterbury from November 20-22, 2012... 022, 28 May 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/424600 Funding Opportunities for Agribusiness https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/421617 AGMARDT grants are now available to businesses and industry groups involved in New Zealand’s agricultural, horticultural and forestry sectors... 020, 14 May 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/421617 Recognising George Hill's contribution to the Agronomy Society of New Zealand https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/407513 009, 28 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/407513 Introducing your Agronomy Society Council https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/401234 At the recent AGM the following members were (re-)elected... 003, 20 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/401234 Nick Pyke's address to the 2011 conference https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/400443 Nick Pyke Chief Executive of the Foundation for Arable Research gives his considered view on the shape of the NZ cropping industry in 15 years from now. 003, 16 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/400443 President's update https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/400441 The Agronomy Society has a new president... 003, 16 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/400441 2011 Agronomy Conference - a great success https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/400495 Members of the Grasslands Association and Agronomy Society met from November 8-10 in Gisborne... 003, 16 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/400495 Agronomy Conference Awards https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/400496 James Millner and Christina Marshall were this year's recipients... 003, 16 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/400496 Features of the new Agronomy Society of New Zealand website https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/384491 Individual papers from past conferences published in the Society's journal Agronomy New Zealand are now available electronically on this website. Further back issues will become available over time. Also more detailed instructions to authors are available. 042, 11 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.agronomysociety.org.nz/blog/384491