Mike Borrie - Sustainability on Farm: Connecting it to Customer Expectations
Mike is Regional Head Northland – Fonterra Farm Source. The role geographically covers from the Auckland Harbour Bridge to the most Northern Fonterra dairy farm and is responsible for On Farm Sustainability, Field Team Operations and the Farm Source Store Network. Mike is in his 32nd year with Fonterra and it’s predecessor companies. After predominantly been in Management roles within the Waikato, Mike and his family moved North 3 years ago to take up his current position
The Whangarei A&P Society is proud to host and sponsor the Rural Business Network (RBN) meetings for Northland.
Meetings are free to members of the Whangarei A&P Society. Ph: 09 438 3109 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
The RBN provides an opportunity for rural based business people to participate in professional development to grow their businesses through networking and learning. The aim is to connect with a variety of people involved in the rural sector from farm business to agri-business. This creates an opportunity to learn from and be inspired by others. Through the RBN, businesses are connected across different sectors of the Primary Industry to share ideas and identify innovative opportunities.
The RBN aims to deliver four key outcomes at each meeting:
Interesting, relevant keynote speakers
Question and Answer sessions for in-depth understanding
All Northland RBN meetings are held at Barge Showgrounds Events Centre and are $20 to attend, or free to Whangarei A&P Society members (see above). Light refreshments and nibbles from 5.30pm to 6.00pm, prior to the speaker commencing. The meetings conclude at 7.30pm.