Tus-Holdings to explore investment in New Zealand's tech sector
Tus-Holdings, the world's biggest technology park developer, plans to explore investment in New Zealand's tech sector.
Livestock facial recognition tech Stoktake getting popular
Stoktake takes a photo of the animal's face on a smartphone or tablet and uploads it to Stoktake’s proprietary AI and machine learning cloud platform.
FarmByte Food Hub aims to transform agrifood sector
FarmByte Food Hub launched in Johor to strengthen the agrofood sector, increase agricultural output, and uplift farmers' livelihoods.
Answering to the hands-free farmer: How Farmlands pioneered Amazon Connect for Kiwi agritech
Hands-free, Bluetooth-savvy and constantly on-the-go, New Zealand’s farming community is demanding a ‘digital touch’ as part of the services they seek out.
Rural industries failing to protect against cyber threats
A new report by BDO reveals the cyber threats facing Australia's rural industries, following two significant attacks in the past year.
Partnership to develop platform for New Zealand agritech AI research
New scientific partnership accelerates research in New Zealand's agritech sector by removing computer processing bottlenecks.
Autogrow spins out new digital farming company WayBeyond
Agritech firm Autogrow is splitting its company into two separate entities, one of which will concentrate on farming solutions through artificial intelligence.
DJI announces new smart-drone for agricultural spraying
DJI unveils its new agriculture drone, the DJI AGRAS T20, with features such as autonomous flight planning and high payload capacity. Pre-orders now available.
Technology 'critical' for the future of Australia's agriculture industry
Technology to boost Australian agriculture, says ACOLA report. Adoption of innovation crucial for sector growth, profitability, and sustainability.
Aussie agritech company turns to equity crowdfunding to aid expansion
Aussie AgTech firm DIT tech eyes expansion via crowdfunding.
Tauranga agtech firm recognised on the world stage
Tauranga-based agtech firm Robotics Plus has received worldwide recognition on the Top 50 AgTech companies, as ranked on the THRIVE Top 50.
NZ's agritech sector 'urgently' needs to focus on AI
NZ must embrace AI in agriculture to stay competitive and tackle challenges, says AI Forum report.
Agritech co-op LIC appoints Andrea Black as new CIO
Agritech co-operative LIC has appointed former Genesis Energy executive Andrea Black as its new chief information officer.
DJI launches precision drone for agriculture
DJI says it’s ‘setting a new standard’ for agricultural drone applications, with the launch of the world’s first fully integrated multi-spectral imaging drone.
LIC utilises AWS to advance NZ's smart farming solutions
LIC, one of the oldest farming cooperatives in New Zealand, states it’s taking advantage of emerging technologies to enable better digital systems for New Zealand farmers that will help them drive the next wave of productivity gains.
SparkLabs Cultiv8 demoday kicks off in September
SparkLabs Cultiv8 designed the event to bring together entrepreneurs, investors, corporates, media and government to focus on how food is created, distributed and consumed, and consider how this can be done better.
Microsoft showcase highlights NZ's critical challenges
Microsoft presented its first ever parliamentary Showcase to New Zealand government ministers and MPs last week, as it showcased just how innovative New Zealanders can be.
AgritechNZ unveils major initiative to boost production
New Zealand launches agritech initiative to validate new technologies in nutrient analysis and environmental mitigation.
Farmers looking for data to help change bad habits
It is no secret that agriculture is a massive cause of environmental issues in NZ. Farmers say they are willing to change, if they get the right data.
New software for drone footage mapping and analysis
DJI Terra allows drone pilots to quickly generate 2D maps and 3D model reconstructions, plus analyse data and generate insights with analysis tools.
Biotech an ailing area of NZ economy
With New Zealand aiming to make tech our number two export by 2025, and primary industry already our number one, we need a clear path forward.
Agritech firm Engender acquired
Unnamed firm acquires Kiwi agritech firm Engender Technologies and its cell sorting technology for livestock, potentially revolutionizing the global market.
AU study looks at agritech challenges ahead
Barriers to adoption include infrastructure challenges such as a lack of connectivity, and the lack of strong value propositions.
Agritech firm releases open source water monitor built on Raspberry Pi
Agritech firm Autogrow releases its new root zone monitor as an open source DIY project for technology developers and small growers.