Friday, 14 June 2019 08:55

Buffalo herd milked by a robot

Nestled in the hills on the edge of the Canterbury Plains is a small and surprisingly high tech buffalo farm.

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 May 2019 10:12

Is robotic harvesting the future?

Ngāi Tahu Farming is trialling two different trellis systems installed with an eye to eventual robotic harvesting.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 11:07

Onfarm processing now a reality

A Dutch farm can now process and sell its own milk to consumers, thanks to a Lely Orbiter.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 28 October 2016 08:55

Options for switching to robotics

Is a robotic milking system an option for your farm? According to DairyNZ it depends on many factors.

Published in General News

The University of Auckland is leading a collaborative project to build multi-purpose robotic systems for orchards.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 19 February 2015 00:00

Are they taking the p#ss?

A new device which combines robotics, mechanics and chemistry is set to hit the market to combat one of the biggest problems on dairy farms – nitrogen leaching from cow urine patches.

Published in General News
Friday, 30 January 2015 00:00

Finland’s largest farm goes robotic

Finland's largest dairy farm Finnmilk has embraced automatic milking.

Published in World News
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 08:35

Robotic farmers won over by nifty navigator

THE OWNERS of the world’s largest robotic farm under one roof, Aad and Wilma van Leeuwen, say they were particularly attracted to the DeLaval robotic milkers due to the Herd Navigator technology.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 13 October 2014 10:17

$22 million super farm starts production

THE WORLD'S largest robotic dairy farm under one roof has swung into operation in South Canterbury.

Published in General News
Friday, 03 October 2014 18:24

Super farm starts production

The world's biggest robotic dairy farm under one roof has started production in South Canterbury.

Published in General News
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