Wednesday, 10 April 2019 12:42

Bark from the sky

A clever offering from drone supplier DJI Ferntech will interest livestock farmers.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 March 2019 15:26

How to keep the birds at bay

There is no denying birds can do serious damage if left to forage at will on ripening grapes.

Published in Industry

The world may be going all-out on electric vehicles, but GCH Aviation, Christchurch, is trialling a large, gas turbine-powered drone to service farming clients.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 09 August 2018 10:55

E-bikes and drones may bring insurance woes

Thousands of Kiwi drone and e-bike owners are being warned to check their insurance policies.

Published in General News
Thursday, 02 November 2017 09:55

Make farming safer, easier

Smart farmers won't just look to technlogy to save time and energy — they'll also look to it to imporve onfarm safety.

Published in Machinery & Products
Saturday, 24 September 2016 09:47

Will these robots ever catch on?

A UK research company suggests the market for agricultural robots and drones, now about $3 billion annually, will balloon to $10b by 2022.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 13 September 2016 11:29

Drones earning their keep on farm

Don't wait for the technology to be proven – the age of the farming drone is here now, say two South Canterbury dairy farmers already using off-the-shelf drones in their weekly farm management.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 10:55

Cattle won’t forget a scary drone

If you bring a drone up slowly on cattle you can observe them, but once you chase them with drones they don't forget, says Dr Temple Grandin.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 May 2016 08:55

This drone is no toy!

Drones have quickly evolved from being expensive toys to useful tools in a farmer's arsenal.

Published in Machinery & Products

The agri sector is concerned about falling commodity prices, but new technology is providing hope.

Published in Agribusiness
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