A Taylor-made winner!

A combination of on farm skills and hometown advantage got Taylor Leabourn over the line at the 2023 Young Grower…

T&G opens new site

New Zealand's largest grower and distributor of fresh produce, T&G Fresh, recently opened the doors to its new fresh produce…


More food from less!

OPINION: It's the stuff of science fiction – vertical gardens growing enough food to support communities – and it’s coming…

One, united voice vital!

OPINION: Last month's welcome announcement by the Government that the RSE cap for 2022-2023 would increase to 19,000 came after…


Scales keeps loss in balance

Scales Corp has recorded a 43.5% fall in underlying net profit after tax (NPAT) for the six months ending June…

Future in good hands

The future of NZ’s $500 million plant production industry is in excellent hands if the talent shown by the competitors…


Bio clips go global

A research partnership with Scion is bearing fruit for a Christchurch company set to export biodegradable vine clips for the first time.

Smart tech reduces fungicide use

A demonstration onion farm in Pukekohe is combining modern disease forecasting tools with old school knowledge to show that onions can be grown effectively with fewer chemical sprays.

Stalking wasted produce!

The humble broccoli, a NZ family favourite, is currently being thrown away in staggering amounts.

Farm Health

Mineral offers many benefits

Gypsum is a highly available calcium source that provides immediately available sulphate sulphur, according to Lindsay Head - an independent…

Machinery & Products

Crop care business expands

Five years ago, agricultural machinery specialist Lemken acquired the Dutch company Steketee B.V and expanded its crop care product portfolio…

Weed robot launched in US

At the recent Agricultural Robotics Forum in California, Palmerston North-based agritech company SeedSpider has launched its AI-augmented robotic weeder WeedSpider…

Stitching up a perfect pitch

Last year, Vredo released its DZ5 platform – a range of newly developed, innovative machines offering a solution to (re)seed professional…

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The Hound


OPINION: This old mutt understands that a number of high profile sheep studs are unhappy with Beef+ Lamb Genetics’ recent…

Still bludging!

OPINION: Your canine crusader is astounded at the sheer cojones of webbased media company Newsroom and its wont to cadge…

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