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.
Information technology to assist dairy farmers
A family transport company connects with National Animal Traceability inititative NAIT
A hghly successful embryo transplant team work together for superior results
Using thermography to detect mastitis in dairy cows at AgResearch and LIC
Infovet is a web-hosted software program developed by Pfizer NZ which is designed to efficiently aggregate dairy farm herd health and production data from various sources with the permission of the farmer and associated veterinarian
New generation applicators for animal health from Simcro
Marlborough Wine Research Centre develops mechanical thinning option for grapes
A recycling scheme being developed to handle agricultural plastic waste
Silver Fern Farms uses x-rays and robots in its processing plant to maximise value
A machine developed to strip grapevines and save time in vineyard maintenance
A research programme on affordable, low environmental impact fuels
BioGenCool is a new system that turns cow effluent into biodiesel
An apple packhouse is rebuilt with fully integrated sorting and packing
The first commercial robotic dairy operation in New Zealand
Advanced Farming Systems to reduce carbon and greenhouse emissions
Three innovations designed to improve milking systems and the quality of milk.
David and Raewyn Bennet have adopted an integrated farm management systems approach to dairying.