Welcome to the first AgriTech New Zealand newsletter of 2020 and what a start to the year!
12 February 2020
29 October 2019
Yesterday, I posted a piece that talked about New Zealand agritech’s role in assisting New Zealand farmers create their own emissions pricing and testing regime. This comes off the back of the government’s announcement last week that New Zealand will be the first nation in the world to fully fold agriculture into an emissions pricing … Continue reading "Why New Zealand agritech can become a global leader"
28 October 2019
Last week, the Government announced plans to make New Zealand the first nation in the world to fully fold agriculture into an emissions pricing scheme, with a comprehensive price on greenhouse gases introduced by 2025. It will do this by accepting a proposal from leading farming organisations, including Dairy NZ and Beef & Lamb New Zealand, … Continue reading "New technology will support NZ farmers create their own emissions pricing and testing regime"
Beannachdan bho Irelad (Greetings from Ireland). In fact, greetings from the 2019 Irish Ploughing Championships in Carlow.
18 September 2019
18 June 2019
At Agritech Unleashed, it was great to hear the positive commitment from the Hon Damien O’Connor towards New Zealand’s agritech sector. It was a commitment that I heard repeated several times during National Fieldays from others including Prime Minister Jacinda Arden and Minister David Parker. Their vocal commitment to the sector is welcome. The next … Continue reading "All roads lead to Parliament on 2 July. Agritech to take centre stage"
16 June 2019
Last Thursday, at Agritech Unleashed, I had the pleasure to introduce the New Zealand Agritech Story. It was great to be able to finally share it in public. This major initiative has been a joint venture between Agritech New Zealand and New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE). Over the past six months, we have been … Continue reading "VIDEO: View the New Zealand Agritech Story Video (2.09 minutes)"
11 June 2019
TAURANGA; 11 JUNE 2019: New Zealand’s leading independent organisations promoting the adoption and development of agri-technology – Agritech New Zealand (https://agritechnz.org.nz) and the Precision Agriculture Association of New Zealand (https://precisionagriculture.org.nz/) are in discussions regarding a merger to form a single entity representing the entire agritech ecosystem in Aotearoa. Since 2012, the Precision Agriculture Association of … Continue reading "Joint Statement from Agritech New Zealand and PAANZ"
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14 March 2019
Melbourne – Almost 100 Kiwi agritech specialists, entrepreneurs, agribusiness leaders and support agencies have joined 1000 delegates at the international EvokeAg food & farm futures conference in Melbourne this week.
21 February 2019