4 Nov 2011

Rural leadership programme seen as filling gap

12:48 pm on 4 November 2011

Landcorp Farming says a new agricultural leadership programme it initiated last year is filling a gap in training needs for the sector.

The programme is run in partnership with the New Zealand Institute of Management.

This year's course, with 12 participants, starts at Martinborough on Saturday for a week. It began as a pilot last year,

Training manager Al McCone says it was set up to address the shortage of people in the agricultural sector with a leadership background.Lindy Nelson.