Grains & Pulses Forum – 2024

New Zealand Grain & Seed Trade Association presents

“Grains & Pulses” Forum

To be held at Hotel Ashburton
Thursday 20th June 2024

11.00am – Luisetti Seeds – Optional Site Visit

12.00pm – Lunch & Registration – Hotel Ashburton

$57.50 pp (incl GST)

Sponsored by

Carrfields Luisetti Midlands Seed PGG Wrightson Grain
Aurora

Programme - Thursday 20th June 2024

11.00am OPTIONAL - Luisetti Seeds Site Visit
Discover the secrets of seed cleaning! Luisetti Seeds are proud to showcase New Zealand's largest cereal seed cleaning machine as well as their state-of-the-art technology in bulk seed mixing, treating, and palletising. Come and find out how they are setting a new standard in agricultural excellence.
12.00pm Registration and Lunch
Hotel Ashburton
1.00pm Hon Nicola Grigg
Associate Minister Agriculture
1.15pm Nick Robertson
Business and Economic Research Limited

“Heading into Spring 2024, the economic outlook and forecast; impact for the arable sector”
2.00pm Panel Discussion
Farm Saved Seed Royalties

Edward Luisetti, Glen Jarvis, Andrew Darling
2.30pm Jessica Sargent -
Manager Commodities & Planning Tegel Foods

“Tegel Feed Grain Demand, Global Grain Markets and NZ Maize Market”
3.00pm Afternoon Tea
3.30pm Dr Clemence Vannier
Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research

“A scenario for New Zealand on becoming self-sufficient in Milling Wheat”
4.00pm Mark Wareing
Philip Wareing Limited

“Fairton Freight Hub; Grain Consolidation Facility & Opportunities for the Grain & Seed Sector”
4.30pm Benji Biswas
Crunchy and Masala

“Moving the Seeds & Grain Industry Forward”

More info

Register individually or as a group, please supply names and contact details for each person.
Please also advise us of any dietary requirements you might have.

Further queries contact:

Thomas Chin: thomas.chin@seedindustrynz.co.nz