The key to Prof. Morris’ considerable capability is his extensive history of engagement with, and advisory to, the livestock industry both in New Zealand and abroad. He is sought often as an industry researcher, trainer, workshop facilitator, author, international speaker and professional reviewer of beef cattle enterprises and industries in Asia, Oceania, South America, Europe and the Pacific. He also regularly engages with private businesses and veterinary practices in New Zealand to deliver training to their farmer clients on beef and sheep cattle management, fodder supply and management, health issues, breeding and premium quality techniques.
Key Skills include: Beef cattle production; sheep production; international agriculture; tropical beef production systems; management of livestock farming systems; beef value chain assessment, Project inception and management, Monitoring and evaluation of project outcomes. improved sustainable beef and sheep production from pasture; use of alternative herbages and fodder crops for livestock, Dairy beef production; Climate resilient agricultural systems.