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New program to develop Aussie agriculture from space
Tue, 23rd May 2023
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Australia's SmartSat CRC has launched the Maya Nula research program to develop satellite Earth Observation technology for the agriculture industry.
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Telstra to test new integrated AgTech data platform
Mon, 15th May 2023
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Telstra will test a new AgTech data platform at the Global Digital Farm in Wagga Wagga, aiming to securely manage and integrate farm data.
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Case Study: Optical technologies light the way for agriculture
Mon, 15th May 2023
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Guangxi, China's largest producer of dragon fruit, is using network and agricultural technology to boost income and improve farming.
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B2B eCommerce in agriculture is growing, says Polaris
Tue, 25th Oct 2022
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The global B2B eCommerce in the agriculture market is expected to reach US$ 11.86 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 6.4%.
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Qrious appoints Christopher Laing as chief technology officer
Fri, 10th Jun 2022
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data analytics
Christopher Laing has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer at Spark Business Group, driving data-led transformation for New Zealand enterprise.
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Kacific and Farmer Charlie to tackle agriculture and sustainability in new deal
Fri, 18th Feb 2022
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Satellite operator Kacific has joined forces with Farmer Charlie to address agriculture and sustainability across the Pacific.
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NZ Govt backs new data-driven forecasting tool for agriculture sector
Fri, 7th Jan 2022
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New Zealand Government invests $200k in new climate forecasting tool to help farmers prepare for dry conditions.
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Bayer and Microsoft partner to build new cloud-based digital tools
Thu, 25th Nov 2021
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Bayer has partnered with Microsoft to build new cloud-based digital tools and data science solutions for agriculture and adjacent industries.
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Cirralto teams up with Mastercard and Fresh Supply Co to help Aussie farmers
Mon, 9th Aug 2021
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Cirralto joins forces with Mastercard and Fresh Supply Co to improve cash flow for Australian farmers through blockchain-based trade finance.
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Tauranga agtech firm recognised on the world stage
Mon, 2nd Mar 2020
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Tauranga-based agtech firm Robotics Plus has received worldwide recognition on the Top 50 AgTech companies, as ranked on the THRIVE Top 50.
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$570 million IoT goldmine waiting to be tapped by NZ agri sector
Mon, 9th Apr 2018
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IoT revolutionises NZ farming, potentially boosting economy by $570m through increased productivity.
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How AI and IoT will help NZ meet increasing food demands
Tue, 24th Oct 2017
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New Zealand looks to artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things to help address the growing food shortage and support sustainable economic growth.
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Promapp teams up with Kiwi agriculture & farming company
Fri, 6th Oct 2017
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Promapp’s integration with SharePoint and Microsoft Dynamics will eventually support the sharing of processes to external suppliers.
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Australian farmers develop special drones to keep track of livestock
Mon, 21st Aug 2017
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Csiro and Ruralco have announced a partnership that will see the latest digital technology, including drones, applied to Australian agriculture...
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Dairy farming: NZ Food Innovation Network incubates clean-tech idea
Thu, 6th Jul 2017
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New Zealand Food Innovation Network collaborates with Hydroxsys to develop new membrane technology for dairy industry.
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Fieldays: Tech poised to play a big role in NZ farm management
Mon, 19th Jun 2017
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New Zealand's agricultural sector is being disrupted by technology, says ANZ bank's rural economist Con Williams.
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Govt's Innovative fund opens to ECE
Wed, 8th Feb 2017
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The Government has extended its innovative teaching fund to early education teachers, allowing them to apply for the $18 million Teacher-led Innovation Fund.
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Cisco closes in on IoT with new Sydney innovation centre
Tue, 16th Feb 2016
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digital transformation
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iot
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Cisco earmarks $15M for Sydney IoT hub, backing innovation across smart tech sectors and projecting vast economic uplift.
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Cisco IoE innovation centre launches in Perth, Sydney to follow
Fri, 3rd Jul 2015
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big data
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data analytics
Cisco has launched an IoE innovation centre in Perth in an effort to ‘ignite innovation, growth and job creation in the knowledge economy'.
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PM Key says Indian FTA would reduce reliance on China
Fri, 13th Mar 2015
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Prime Minister John Key says a free trade agreement with India would help New Zealand reduce its dependence on the Chinese market, which is the countr.
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RESEND: CHH organises its way into new paper bag factory
Fri, 13th Feb 2015
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The new Japanese owners of the pulp and paper manufacturer arm of Carter Holt Harvey are to invest $30 million into an upgrade of the company's Pen.
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Eric Watson's US dairy venture changes tack with planned iced tea merger
Thu, 8th Jan 2015
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Eric Watson, the expatriate New Zealand businessman with a fortune estimated at $400 million in the National Business Review 2014 Rich List, is cha.
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UPDATE: New Zealand, South Korea conclude free-trade agreement
Sat, 15th Nov 2014
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NZ and South Korea seal a free-trade deal, slashing $230m in export tariffs, aiming to boost two-way trade currently valued at $4bn.
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CropLogic making tech hay in ANZ
Fri, 7th Sep 2012
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New Zealand start-up to develop analytics tools for crop growers to achieve a Smarter Planet.