Chris has been a director and shareholder of the firm since its inception in 1986.
Chris is experienced in all aspects of operational farm management, and also has wide experience in strategic planning, HR and governance functions of medium-to-large businesses in the sheep, beef sectors.
Benchmarking and business planning are large components of this work. Chris sits on a number of corporate boards, advisory boards and Research & Development mentor groups. Chris is the Editor of the highly successful AgLetter, which has been in publication since 1986.
Richmond was born and bred on his parent’s sheep & beef farm in Gladstone. While studying at Massey University he spent his holidays running a crutching gang and shearing. After graduating in 2007 with a Bachelor of Applied Science Richmond worked for Ballance Agri -nutrients as a technical field representative. After this role he moved to Meat & Wool New Zealand in the Economic Service, analysing 60 sheep & beef farms annually up the East Coast for 4 Years. He then spent 3 years working as an extension manager for B+LNZ working with farmers...
Experienced farm consultant, Gary Massicks, is the newest member of the expanding BakerAg team in Manawatu, bringing a new focus on sheep and beef consultancy.
Gary, who has a strong background in consultancy and the fertiliser service industry, started with BakerAg on January 9 and is an exciting new addition to our growing team in the Feilding office.
Gary particularly enjoys the challenge of working with family farming businesses. “Sitting down with people, working out where they need to go, what they want to achieve and working with them for better results and outcomes. I...