Innovation, Best Practice and Sustainability in New Zealand’s Primary Sector
A world first 100% electric cherry orchard.
The Timata Method offers farmers a low-cost alternative to native regeneration.
A Lighter Touch uses non-chemical methods to control weeds in crops.
Truffle tourism is being developed in Waikato.
Western science and mātauranga restoring mussel beds at Ōhiwa Bay.
Episode 10 2021
A support hub established to drive innovation, economic returns and community wellbeing.
A venture demonstrating the latest in good dairy farming practice.
A kiwifruit farm highlighting innovation and excellence in Māori farming.
Episode 9 2021
Endangered Giant Kokopu being bred for release into streams.
Northland groups protecting kiwi and other wildlife.
Naturally fermented products made from local organic produce.
Episode 8 2021
Research programmes at the Southern Dairy Hub.
A return visit to the Hub to see progress after four years.
Peanut trials in Kaipara run by Plant and Food Research and Picot Productions.
Episode 7 2021
The Primary Sector offering retraining for seasonal and permanent careers.
Carbon positive farming in Northland.
The Future Foods development programme run by Riddet Institute’s scientists.
Episode 6 2021
The benefits of CT scanning farm animals.
Rangitikei Homestay and NZ Country Trails offering holiday options for travellers.
A factory processing hemp for an increasing number of growers.
Episode 5 2021
Training dogs to detect American Foulbrood in beehives.
Hemp growing and cropping diversity at Balfour, Southland.
Urban farming with the Company of Flowers in Dunedin.
Episode 4 2021
Methane reduction research takes another tack by targeting food supply to the rumen.
Stanley Brothers’ piggery, cropping and cattle-fattening operation in Taranaki.
The only spirulina farm in the country.
Episode 3 2021
Lowering greenhouse gases by breeding low methane emitting sheep.
An award-winning farming family inspiring others with their environmental commitment.
Farming King Salmon in the upper Waitaki.
Episode 2 2021
Episode 1 2021
Cawthron scientists develop a significant test for methylmercury in fin fish
The Dawkins farm leading with way with land use and succession
The Dawkins farm, the Pyramid, diversification in the Waihopai Valley
A native red seaweed used in stockfeeds with the potential to reduce methane emissions
Producing dairy, forestry and fruit produce