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Varda announces partnership with TrueFootprint for EUDR
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digital transformation
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compliance
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european
Varda's partnership with TrueFootprint could help millions of smallholder farmers meet the EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR).
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How AI is transforming the Australian workforce
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
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it training
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payroll systems
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ml
Generative AI is reshaping Australia’s workforce, with technology skills now integral to the economy. Embracing AI could unlock billions of dollars by 2030, but requires an understanding of its intricacies and a stronger pipeline of tech workers.
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Projected surge in 5G NR and LTE small cell RAN equipment spending
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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edutech
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mobile operators
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predictions
5G NR and LTE-based small cell RAN equipment spending to reach nearly USD $3 billion by 2026, says SNS Telecom & IT.
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Kiwi Agri business chooses SugarCRM for sales automation transformation
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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big data
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bi
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martech
Catalyst Performance Agronomy leverages SugarCRM's advanced sales automation software, Sugar Sell Premier, for boosted business operations.
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Sensand receives large funding to drive smart farming
Fri, 30th Jun 2023
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investment
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funding
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cios
Carbon disruptor, Sensand, will help power a breakthrough in smart farming with a $6 million funding injection from Robert Costa.
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Farmbot appoints Fabien Ruffin as chief technology officer
Fri, 3rd Jun 2022
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r&d
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software development
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cto
Farmbot, the agricultural technology company, has appointed Fabien Ruffin as CTO to develop and improve Farmbot's monitoring solutions for farmers.
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AgriWebb appoints Tom Ward as vice president of data - analytics
Tue, 26th Apr 2022
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
AgriWebb has appointed Tom Ward as Vice President of Data-Analytics to encourage data-driven management in global agriculture practices.
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Autogrow spins out new digital farming company WayBeyond
Wed, 27th Jan 2021
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agritech
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digital farming
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autogrow
Agritech firm Autogrow is splitting its company into two separate entities, one of which will concentrate on farming solutions through artificial intelligence.
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Agritech co-op LIC appoints Andrea Black as new CIO
Tue, 1st Oct 2019
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agritech
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cios
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farming
Agritech co-operative LIC has appointed former Genesis Energy executive Andrea Black as its new chief information officer.
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Agritech firm Engender acquired
Thu, 22nd Nov 2018
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agritech
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engender
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farming
Unnamed firm acquires Kiwi agritech firm Engender Technologies and its cell sorting technology for livestock, potentially revolutionizing the global market.
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Artificial intelligence finds its way to New Zealand farms
Mon, 19th Jun 2017
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ai
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nz
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Kiwi farmers embrace AI as Betty app diagnoses livestock illnesses, promising revolution in agricultural practices.
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Fonterra says its holding its own in Canterbury as farmer suppliers look to new processors
Tue, 31st Mar 2015
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Fonterra Cooperative Group, New Zealand's largest dairy processor, says it's holding its own in the dairy-intensive Canterbury region, despite reports.
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UPDATE: Fonterra Shareholders' Council relieved at dairy forecast being maintained
Thu, 26th Feb 2015
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westpac
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Farmers will be relieved at today's decision by Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's largest dairy exporter, to maintain its forecast payout to fa.
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UPDATE: A2 Milk's premium payout attracts farmer interest with lower dairy prices this year
Wed, 25th Feb 2015
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a2 milk co
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australian
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nz
A2 Milk Co, which markets milk with a protein variant said to have health benefits, says it's had more interest from farmers interested in supplying t.
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iSocket arrives to notify Kiwi businesses of power outages via text
Thu, 19th Feb 2015
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colocation
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isocket
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nz
Without committing themselves to a monthly fee, customers get a cell phone alert that gives them time to take corrective action.
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Drought declared on NZ's South Island east coast, IRD invokes tax relief
Thu, 12th Feb 2015
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government
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government funding
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farming
The government has declared drought conditions on the east coast of the South Island, triggering a range of support measures, and said the tax depa.
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RESEND: LIC lifts first-half profit 10% on demand for dairy breeding technology
Thu, 12th Feb 2015
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sales
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Livestock Improvement Corp, a farmer cooperative that sells bull semen and provides a dairy genetics database, posted a 10 percent gain in first-ha.
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RBNZ sees 44% bounce in whole milk powder in 2015
Thu, 11th Dec 2014
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endpoint protection
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edr
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rbnz
The Reserve Bank expects whole milk powder prices to rise by about 44 percent next year as the slump in global prices this year prompts less compet.
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NZ dollar falls to new 2 1/2-year low as Fonterra payout review looms
Tue, 9th Dec 2014
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kiwi
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hospitality
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farming
The New Zealand dollar fell to a two-and-a-half year low as investors wait for Fonterra Cooperative Group's board to reassess the forecast payout t.
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NZ dollar drops to 2 1/2 year low as Fonterra, RBNZ loom; strong US jobs
Mon, 8th Dec 2014
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kiwi
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farming
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investors
The New Zealand dollar dropped to a two-and-a-half year low as investors mull the likelihood of a lower dairy payout when Fonterra Cooperative Grou.
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NZ dollar falls near 3-week low ahead of ECB meeting, US jobs report looms
Thu, 4th Dec 2014
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kiwi
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farming
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ndi
The New Zealand dollar fell to a three-week low ahead of the European Central Bank meeting, which may see the region's central bank firm up plans f.
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NZ dollar little changed vs. Australian dollar after RBA talks down currency
Tue, 2nd Dec 2014
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inflation
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kiwi
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forex
The New Zealand dollar was little changed against its trans-Tasman counterpart after the Reserve Bank of Australia kept its key rate at a record lo.
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NZ tractor sales hit decade high in Q3 on record dairy payout, high kiwi
Tue, 2nd Dec 2014
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kiwi
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farming
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ndi
New Zealand tractor sales hit their highest level in a decade in the third quarter as farmers benefiting from this year's record milk payout and th.
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China's crackdown on polluting tanneries, Russia sanctions drive record slump in lambskin prices
Fri, 28th Nov 2014
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russia
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market
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us
Global lambskin prices have collapsed from the first quarter's record highs, as a Chinese crackdown on polluting tanneries and Russian trade sancti.