Matt Jones, of Christchurch company CertusBio, with the pitch tent winner’s certificate at the inaugural EvokeAg event in Melbourne in February. Image: SUPPLIED.

A Christchurch start-up has been recognised at a major Australian agricultural technology event for its technology aimed at minimising waste in the food processing industry.

 
Last month’s Agri-Leadership course had students buzzing about career opportunities in agriculture.

An agri-leadership course held recently had secondary students ‘buzzing’ about career opportunities in agriculture — even though many already came from farms.

 
AgResearch’s Winchmore Research Station is up for sale.

A slice of New Zealand’s agricultural history is for sale in the form of AgResearch’s Winchmore Research Station, northwest of Ashburton.

New technologies have potential to provide and export and tracking service for high-quality food producers.

Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies have the potential to help our primary industries capture high-value niches, according to a new report.

Moves by an Australian supermarket chain to introduce a milk levy to help drought-stricken farmers has backfired.

Australian farmers are throwing their support behind a proposed agricultural visa, which the Government could soon introduce to ease the worker shortage on farms.

Waimate contractor – and rich-lister – Gary Rooney will back a South Canterbury irrigation scheme that was left gasping by changes in Government policy.

Turning farmers into consumers is the objective of McDonald’s New Zealand farmer tours. 

Global businesses are looking to New Zealand for solutions to tough environmental challenges – especially agriculture, says Abbie Reynolds, executive director of the Sustainable Business Council.

A quality environmental plan will soon be a prerequisite to buying or selling a farm, says ANZ Bank’s head of commercial and agri.

 

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