Thursday, May 19, 2022

Technology


Recycling ramps up for Teatseal treatments

Recycling ramps up for Teatseal treatments

ByRichard RennieMay 17, 2022
As the drying-off period for dairy cows approaches, a recycling initiative headed up by animal health company Zoetis will be doubling down on keeping plastic waste out of landfills. This autumn marks the second year of a recycling initiative led…

Powering up the growth curve

ByAnnette ScottMay 17, 2022
At 220kw the installation at Oakley’s Premium Fresh Vegetables post-harvest site in Southbridge is one of the largest in the South Island. Oakley’s worked with CPS Solar to implement the…

Putting water on the map

BySamantha TennentMay 17, 2022
Losing nutrients before they can be utilised on-farm is costly to a business and can have an adverse impact on water quality. But to reduce losses, we need to understand…

Researcher digs up magic compounds in NZ produce

ByRichard RennieMay 11, 2022
Plant and Food Research scientist Dr Odette Shaw admits she lacks green thumbs when it comes to growing the key subjects of her work, fruit and vegetables. However, what she…


Methane inhibition moves ahead in Tasmania

Methane inhibition moves ahead in Tasmania

ByHugh StringlemanMay 4, 2022
Fonterra is expanding a cow methane reduction trial to a further three dairy farms in Tasmania after dosing one 900-cow…
Practical rural connectivity answers needed

Practical rural connectivity answers needed

ByColin WilliscroftMay 3, 2022
Talk about how improved infrastructure can improve rural connectivity is all very well but what is needed are practical solutions,…
Methane inhibitors face grind through system

Methane inhibitors face grind through system

ByRichard RennieMay 1, 2022
Progress on getting regulations in place to allow the use of methane inhibitors on New Zealand farms remains painstakingly slow…
Study to examine animals’ milk health benefits

Study to examine animals’ milk health benefits

ByColin WilliscroftApr 28, 2022
The study, hosted by Massey University’s Riddet Institute working alongside the University of Otago’s Department of Human Nutrition and industry…
Decarbonisation initiative to boost wool exports

Decarbonisation initiative to boost wool exports

ByStaff reporterApr 26, 2022
The sustainability initiative is part of a programme to reduce production related carbon emissions and improve Bremworth’s operating efficiency as…
New research shows opportunity for NZ wool in US

New research shows opportunity for NZ wool in US

ByStaff reporterApr 22, 2022
While New Zealand consumers are generally well versed on wool and its benefits, O’Sullivan said the CFWNZ was pleased to…
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