Friday, 10 November 2017 09:55

Mapping the shift to digital farming

AgResearch says it is starting a big programme to prepare New Zealand for the new era of digital agriculture.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 26 October 2017 14:55

Fencing works, but more needed

Fencing waterways is proven as effective in combating the risk of contamination in waterways.

Published in General News

A ground breaking ceremony at Lincoln University has marked the start of work on the new $206 million joint facility to house AgResearch and Lincoln University researchers, students and staff.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 14:55

A wake-up call for biosecurity

Tiny creatures in soil that attack plants have been seen to survive for at least three years stored in dry conditions in a recent AgResearch study.

Published in General News
Saturday, 19 August 2017 09:55

Science helping farms combat wet conditions

An expert in dairy production systems says farmers now have more science based tools to help them deal with the very wet conditions occurring in many regions, but good farm management still has a big role.

Published in Management
Friday, 28 July 2017 07:32

Weed whack exceeds $1b estimate

The true cost of weeds to New Zealand’s agricultural economy is likely far higher than previous research suggests, according to a new study funded by AgResearch.

Published in Management

The idea of virtual fencing has been around for 20 years, but AgResearch believes its time has come and will soon start testing an Australian product.

Published in Management

The idea of virtual fencing has been around for 20 years, but AgResearch believes its time has come and will soon start testing an Australian product.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 10:55

Military cameras help red meat

Cameras used by the military are helping the New Zealand red meat sector produce premium lamb products.

Published in General News
Friday, 16 June 2017 07:55

Plantain emerging from the shadows

Nitrogen entering the soil from the urine of cows is a big problem.

Published in Management