Monday, April 22, 2024


New pasture measurement app comes to Waikato

New pasture measurement app comes to Waikato

Dairy FarmerOct 16, 2023
New technology allows farmers to measure pasture cover using an app.

New evaluation backs Overseer

Farmers WeeklyOct 4, 2023
‘Farmers and growers increasingly relying on OverseerFM as an indicator of farm sustainability.’

Farmers share their favourite bits of pocket tech

Neal WallaceJul 18, 2023
Apps can lighten the load on farm, helping farmers monitor everything from birthing cows to boundary lines.

Bay of Plenty hort software firm gets boost from overseas partner

Richard RennieMay 19, 2023
Foreign investment in NZ agritech firms hailed as way of future.

field of sunflowers

Arable industry lauds OverseerFM update

Annette ScottMay 4, 2023
New way of modelling crops will enable better representation of what is happening on farm.
AI to help manage future floods better

AI to help manage future floods better

Richard RennieMay 2, 2023
Farms able to combine real-time sensing and satellite footage and use AI to evaluate climate risk to a particular farm.
NZ’s TikTok ban and the geopolitical tightrope

NZ’s TikTok ban and the geopolitical tightrope

BusinessDeskMar 22, 2023
Government insists it will have no impact on trade, but it’s not that simple.

New software targets drystock operations

Farmers WeeklyFeb 1, 2023
Product aims to help sheep, beef and deer farmers keep track.
David Dodds stands speaking to an audience

Figured adds Heartland loans for dairy

Farmers WeeklyDec 13, 2022
Software firm and bank partner up for new offering.
Headshot of Dr David Burger.

FEPs best tool to track nitrate loss

Neal WallaceMar 14, 2022
Environmental degradation from nitrate loss is not a national issue and DairyNZ does not support blanket input controls such as on applying synthetic nitrogen.
Jetkrate co-founder Varun Khetrapal sits at an office table with a hand-held tape device

Jetkrate opens export door for small producers

Richard RennieMar 2, 2022
While Zoom may have eased some of the tyranny of distance for many New Zealand exporters during the pandemic, they have often also found their ability to capture, grow and expand market share a tough gig. An ex-Fonterra exec and his business partner have developed an online platform aimed to help smaller producers wanting to grow their overseas market.

Data a support, not replacement

It's only been a matter of months since FarmIQ bought Farmax from AgResearch last October, but the two companies say they have been putting foundations in place to ensure farmers will benefit from their ongoing collaboration.
Tools to help plan pasture

Tools to help plan pasture

Richard RennieJan 31, 2022
INNOVATIVE tools to support farmers and farm consultants in pasture planning are expected to become available next year as part of the Hill Country Futures Programme.
FarmIQ chief executive Will Noble poses in from to some cattle.

AgResearch partnership sees FarmIQ acquire Farmax

Farmers WeeklyOct 18, 2021
FarmIQ has joined with AgResearch to buy Farmax, the decision tool for farmers.