Export markets big fans of Kiwi fan

Tow and Blow have invented what they believe to be the world's first truly portable wind machine.

From a pub to a power station

The Harwood family's farming innovations in Takaka began in 1899 and were built around 1000 acres - and a pub.

The power of poo

How to make electricity from cows.

Crikey, Spikey could solve nitrate leaching

In the next in our series on smart farming and innovation, we feature an invention which has the potential to solve New Zealand dairying’s biggest problem.

How to save farmers up to $54,000 a year

New Zealand loses about $280 million from the economy through mastitis - but a clever pump developed by a small Palmerston North company could help save a large slice of that expense.

Investing in New Zealand agribusinesses

The need for substantial investment in the agribusiness sector to ensure its continued success was the overarching sentiment at the inaugural New Zealand Agri Investment (NZAI) Week which took place earlier this month.

Wanted: Mars drone for Kiwi farm

Manawatu dairy farmer Andrew Hoggard has a vision: He wants technology being tested to explore the surface of Mars to help manage his farm.

Farmers can irrigate — over the phone

It might take five years or so but Bridgit Hawkins thinks New Zealand farmers might find the answer on their mobile phones.

Collar for cows part of 'smart' farming

Campbell Clayton-Greene, former Olympic rower and dairy farmer, uses an Israeli-developed collar to measure heat levels in his cows.