Start-up costs threaten ‘lost generation’ for NZ farming 28-Nov-2011

November 28, 2011 10:22 pm

With the average age of a New Zealand farmer now topping 50, ANZ analysis reveals that the amount of capital required by the next generation to buy a farm has soared to over $1 million, forcing many to seek other careers.

ANZ New Zealand moved to highlight the issues today as it announced a new multi-million dollar package to help enterprising young farmers take their first step in farming and progress towards farm ownership.

Find out more here.

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