2024 UNITED WHEAT GROWERS WHEAT COMPETITION

Click here for the entry form.

Please note that entries close 7 June 2024.


2024 ARABLE AWARDS DINNER

United Wheatgrowers are excited to once again be a part of this excellent industry event that recognises and celebrates the incredible people we have in the New Zealand Arable sector.

This annual event will take place at the Wigram Airforce Museum on the 15th of August 2024.

2024 ARABLE AWARDS DINNER - SAVE THE DATE

Please visit the arable awards website below for more details and to get your tickets.

www.arableawards.co.nz


2023 UNITED WHEAT GROWERS WHEAT COMPETITION

Click here for the entry form

Please note that entries close 2 June 2023.


2022 - CHAIRMAN'S ANNUAL REPORT

Please see the below link.

Annual Report


2022 ARABLE ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT

Click here to read report.


2022 AIMI Survey Report

The AIMI New Zealand survey of cereal areas and volumes as at 1 July 2022 has been released.

Please click here to access the results.



2022 UNITED WHEATGROWER WHEAT COMPETITION 

United Wheatgrower Award Winners

Feed Wheat Award

Winner: Rutherford Wilson
Runner up: Tim and James Robinson
Sponsored by: Viterra New Zealand Limited

Gristing Wheat Award

Winner: Hugh, Liz and Robbie Wigley
Sponsored by: Ruralco

Biscuit Wheat Award

Winner: Murray Basset
Runner up: Hayden and Andrea Meyer
Sponsored by: Farmers Mill

Milling Wheat Award

Winner: Murray Keir
Runner up: Jim Petrie
Sponsored by: Mauri Mills

Premium Milling Wheat Award

Winner: Geoff and Kyle from KG Maw Farming
Runner up: Redmond Agriculture
Sponsored by: Champion Flour Milling Limited
 

2022 NEW ZEALAND ARABLE AWARDS

For those who are interested in reading a little more about the Arable Awards held on 4 August 2022 at Te Pae in Christchurch, please see the below links:

https://www.arableawards.co.nz/ 

https://www.fedsnews.co.nz/whisky-in-the-jar-at-new-zealands-arable-awards/

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/the-country/news/arable-awards-of-nz-title-winner-says-event-a-morale-boost-for-the-industry/S6NVHUT3X356IFN7OGENLM7NXM/


2022 UNITED WHEATGROWERS DIRECTORS & ELECTORAL COMMITTEE ELECTIONS AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND WHEAT AWARDS


As per previous years we will continue to have the Electoral Committee meeting & 2022 Wheat Competition Awards combined with the United Wheatgrowers AGM.

This year’s Electoral Committee meeting, Wheat Awards & Annual General Meeting is scheduled to be held on Thursday 4 August 2022, at Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre, 188 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, commencing at 1.30 pm 

Nominations are called for one (1) vacancy on the United Wheatgrowers Board of Directors.  One director is elected each year, giving each director a 4 year term. This year Steve Wilkins is up for re-election by rotational retirement and has indicated he is available for re-election.

See here for a nomination form.

Nominations are called for vacancies on the Electoral Committee of United Wheatgrowers (NZ) Ltd.  These vacancies are created in the following regions:

Wairarapa/Hawkes Bay/South Hawkes Bay
Rangitikei/Manawatu/Wanganui
Marlborough
North Canterbury
Mid Canterbury
South Canterbury
North Otago
Otago
Southland

See here for a nomination form.

Notices advertising the nominations will be placed in The Farmers Weekly Publication on 4 July 2022 and 18 July 2022.

The advertisement will indicate the availability of additional nomination forms at the offices of Brown Glassford & Co Ltd.  These forms must be in the hands of the United Wheatgrowers Returning Office, PO Box 39-195, Christchurch 8545 by 4:00pm on Thursday 21 July 2022 or via email to chelsea.lucking@brownglass.co.nz.

Election will be held by secret ballot at the United Wheatgrowers AGM.

2022 WHEAT COMPETITION

The 2022 Wheat Competition is now open, noting entries close 13 July 2022.  Please click here to download the entry form.

Further information about the Arable Awards can be found here at https://www.arableawards.co.nz/

 

 


NOVEMBER 2021 - NEWSLETTER

Click here to read our Chairman's annual newsletter.


2021 - CHAIRMAN'S ANNUAL REPORT

Please see the below link.

Annual Report


2021 UNITED WHEATGROWERS DIRECTORS & ELECTORAL COMMITTEE ELECTIONS AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

AND

UWG BAYER NEW ZEALAND LIMITED WHEAT AWARDS
NOTICE

As per previous years we will continue to have the Electoral Committee meeting & 2021 Wheat CompetitionAwardscombined with the United Wheatgrowers AGM.


This year’s Electoral Committee meeting, Wheat Awards & Annual General Meeting is scheduled to be held at 1.30pm on Wednesday 7th of July 2021 at The Vines Club, 651 Pounds Road, Yaldhurst, Christchurch. 

We are excited that the 2021 Wheat Competition can go ahead this year, as last year this was cancelled due to Covid-19.

Nominations are called for one (1) vacancy on the United Wheatgrowers Board of Directors.  One director is elected each year, giving each director a 4 year term. This year Brian Leadley is up for re-election by rotational retirement and has indicated he is available for re-election.

See here for a nomination form.

Nominations are called for vacancies on the Electoral Committee of United Wheatgrowers (NZ) Ltd.  These vacancies are created in the following regions:

Wairarapa/Hawkes Bay/South Hawkes Bay
Rangitikei/Manawatu/Wanganui
Marlborough
North Canterbury
Mid Canterbury
South Canterbury
North Otago
Otago
Southland

See here for a nomination form.

Notices advertising the nominations will be placed in The Farmers Weekly Publication.

The advertisement will indicate the availability of additional nomination forms at the offices of Brown Glassford & Co Ltd.  These forms must be in the hands of the United Wheatgrowers Returning Office, PO Box 39-195, Christchurch 8545 by 4:00pm on Wednesday 30 June 2021 or via email to chelsea.lucking@brownglass.co.nz.

Election will be held by secret ballot at the United Wheatgrowers AGM.


2021 WHEATGROWERS WHEAT COMPETITION

Entry Form - please click the below link.

Please note that entries close 30 May 2021.

Click here for entry form.


DECEMBER 2020 - NEWSLETTER

Please click here to download and read our newsletter.


United Wheatgrowers Cost Benefit Analysis

As part of the process of renewing our Compulsory Levy, The Agribusiness Development Group has prepared a Cost Benefit Analysis of UWG services.

Pleas click here to view this analysis.


COMMODITY LEVIES (WHEAT GRAIN) ORDER 2020

Please see the below link.

http://www.uwg.co.nz/content/documents/Commodity%20Levies%20Wheat%20Grain%20Order%202020.pdf

 



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