Agriculture in Aotearoa/New Zealand is world leading, sustainable (both environmentally and financially) and supports thriving rural communities.


The Trust drives and supports the development of people, research, collaboration and innovation that makes farming more effective in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Core Values

  • Developing researchers that will lead agriculture in Aotearoa/New Zealand into the future
  • Enhancing farming productivity
  • Enhancing farming profitability
  • Enhancing environmental sustainability of the sector
  • Enhancing rural communities and/or the social cohesion of Aotearoa/New Zealand.

You can read a copy of our full strategy here.