Innovation, Best Practice and Sustainability in New Zealand’s Primary Sector
Episode 10 2023 Promo
The Timata Method offers farmers a low-cost alternative to native regeneration.
A Lighter Touch uses non-chemical methods to control weeds in crops.
Truffle tourism is being developed in Waikato.
A future-focused dairying approach with plantain at LUDF.
A flexible milking system improves life for farmers and cows.
Wheytech Bionics develop a new sweetener from a by-product of cheese-making.
Episode 9 2023 Promo
Delivering milk in sustainable, reusable containers at Kaipaki Dairies.
Protecting our flora and fauna from Wilding conifers in Whakatipu.
Adding value through research at Torere Macadamias.
Episode 8 2023 Promo
Mohair fibre production for the gift and tourism markets.
Exploring the viability of a domestic seaweed farming industry with Envirostrat.
The art of growing Budou grapes for Japan in Hawke’s Bay.
Episode 7 2023 Promo
An open ocean mussel farm and processing first for Ōpōtiki.
A hi-tech under-net apple orchard in Hawke’s Bay.
Measuring a regenerative farming approach for sheep and beef at Atkins Ranch.
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Meeting Ahuwhenua Young Māori Farmer of the Year 2022, Chloe Butcher-Herries.
Developing wool products for domestic and international markets.
Upscaling sheepskins at a Wanaka furnishings store.
Episode 5 2023 Promo
AI software identifies lameness early in dairy cows.
The rewarding work of controlling invasive plant and fish pests in Te Arawa Lakes.
The feasibility of growing almonds in Central Hawkes Bay.
Episode 4 2023 Promo
The vast potential for a New Zealand algaculture industry.
Best practices on sheep and beef Rochdale Station in Central Hawkes Bay.
Super fine merino wool from Matangi Station in Central Otago.
Episode 3 2023 Promo
A world first 100% electric cherry orchard.
A programme supporting workmates in a suicide-aware community.
A small retail fishing business that grew into a vertically integrated seafood company.
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Episode 1 2023 Promo
A $20m salad house is helping a Gisborne-based company to protect its market position, secure jobs and cushion the impact of climate change.
New greenhouses will make this family owned company more sustainable.
Communities banding together to protect the highly endangered native New Zealand whio – the blue duck.