AgResearch is one of seven Crown Research Institutes in Aotearoa New Zealand. We are responsible for delivering innovative science and research outcomes specifically for the agricultural sector.

About AgResearch

We have more than 650 staff spread throughout New Zealand, working towards three overarching goals on behalf of the New Zealand government.

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Corporate Documents

Agriculture is one of New Zealand’s largest export income earners, and AgResearch plays a key role in delivering new knowledge and technologies to support the sector.

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Our Subsidiaries & Joint Ventures

AgResearch invests in other companies and entities to provide important services that support smarter, more sustainable farm practices and the production of higher value agri-foods and bio-products. These include entities where AgResearch is the owner or part-owner ie., one of the investors in a joint venture. 

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Our People

Our people and their skills are what makes AgResearch unique. Search the Our People directory to meet, find and connect with our researchers and support staff.

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Our Land and Water

Our Land and Water is one of 11 National Science Challenges funded by MBIE and is hosted by AgResearch. The Challenge has 14 research parties including all of Aotearoa New Zealand’s CRI’s and the majority of the country’s universities.

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Our facilities

AgResearch’s four locations, spread across Aotearoa New Zealand, are designed to balance our national and regional science priorities as well as make the most of opportunities to co-locate with our research partners.

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Send an email to one of our team or check out our facilities located across Aotearoa New Zealand.

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