Technology

Episode 9 – How to fine tune your pasture utilisation in Autumn

Two farmers and an agri-tech innovator share their pasture philosophy and learnings from top performing dairy farmers in how they focus on pasture utilisation that leads to better outcomes from people, profitability and the environment. 

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Shortcut to find relief workers

Connecting farmers with workers has never been easier thanks to Canterbury dairy farmer turned app developer, Tony Dodunski and his online platform Ag Assist. Words by Sheryl Haitana.

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Episode 8 – How bringing all your farm data to the table has better outcomes

Journalist Anne Hardie, along with Sheryl Haitana and Sarah Perriam-Lampp, talk with Reefton dairy farmer, Tom Oats, Lely Waikato sales manager, Tristan McLean and Rob McBeth of Peak Agricultural Consultants about how composting cow barns (‘mootels’) can make a real difference in high-rainfall climates.

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Health and safety made easier with onfarm apps

Smart phone apps are now a useful, or even essential, tool with onfarm health and safety, Claire Ashton writes.

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Welcome to the Fourth Agricultural Revolution

Data-driven technology is already commonplace on New Zealand farms, and more is predicted. Anne Lee reports.

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Coping with collars

A series of field days at farms in Southland and South Otago showed farmers the finer points of using cow wearables. By Karen Trebilcock.

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