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.
Searching for the genetic markers for the structure of wool at AgResearch
Identifying the causes of variability in onion crops at the Centre for Land and Water's MicroFarm in Hastings
The science behind the development of a new nitrate detection tool
New technology reduces nitrogen losses from dairy farms
Future-proofing through automation in a pine seedling nursery
A company adding value to New Zealand's forestry sector
Tracking technology used to help save lives on farms.
An app that has been developed to streamline health and safety on farm
Developing automated solutions for primary sector needs at Waikato University
An option for targeted monitoring of animal health.
A fuel monitor system is developed for use in the milking shed.
Agriculture students at Hauraki Plains College work their own farm.
Looking at diagnostic and processing tools for the meat industry at Carne Technologies
Bridging the gap between rural and urban communities in Manawatu
A devastating series of frosts on a blackcurrant crop led to the design and development of a machine that blows heated air over vineyards and other low-growing crops, and is effective in preventing frost damage out to at least a 200m radius covering 12 – 20 ha.
Evolution and innovation ensures the survival of Donaghys rural supply business
Technologies being developed for the horticulture sector
The development of an electric utility farm bike
John Fisher was an early adopter of robotic milking for his grass-fed herd in Waikato
Groundbreaking technology for milk product management has been developed at Fonterra
A tool has been developed to help ensure sustainable fisheries
FMR Group engineers have developed technology that reduces spray consumption and drift
A topdressing company's innovations for efficiency and cost control
Converting bloodmeal into a biopolymer that can be extruded like a petrochemical plastic
Canterbury University and Scion have joined forces to build a robot for safe forestry work
Soft fruit harvest and packing technology developed by Greg and Alison Furniss
Engineering students at Canterbury University solving the problem of wind damaged irrigators
Developing drones for agriculture at Aeronavics
A new imaging tool is being evaluated for use on hill country by Massey University
Alvin Reid says robotics is providing a welcome change to his dairy operation
Diagnostic tools for horse health at Massey University's Equine Clinic
Monitoring equipment for dairying, horticulture, agriculture and aquaculture
Advanced technologies at Greenlea Premier Meats
Unmanned aerial craft are being used to map farmland more accurately
A PGP Programme with Silver Fern Farms and FarmIQ to assess eating quality
A small autonomous robot is being developed at AgResearch for agricultural work
A super campus for the food industry at Massey University with industry partners
A process to quickly identify the source of food and textiles
In June 2012 Meridian Energy announced it was about to start construction of a 26 turbine wind farm North West of Wellington city.
Converting renewable waste biomass into "green" fuel with microwave technology