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.
Wheytech Bionics develop a new sweetener from a by-product of cheese-making.
Exploring the viability of a domestic seaweed farming industry with Envirostrat.
A hi-tech under-net apple orchard in Hawke’s Bay.
AI software identifies lameness early in dairy cows.
A world first 100% electric cherry orchard.
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.
Technology developed by a Marlborough oyster farmer.
The world’s first algae-based pain medication.
NZ’s largest and most successful private research organisation is celebrating 100 years of research endeavour.
A study comparing pasture-raised beef with grain-finished beef and with plant protein.
Development of a model investigating future global food system scenarios from a nutrition perspective.
Forestry company OneFortyOne is adding value to the timber production chain by innovating in the domestic market.
A company using wool for disposable hygiene products.
Research programmes at the Southern Dairy Hub.
A return visit to the Hub to see progress after four years.
The Future Foods development programme run by Riddet Institute’s scientists.
The benefits of CT scanning farm animals.
A factory processing hemp for an increasing number of growers.
Methane reduction research takes another tack by targeting food supply to the rumen.
Lowering greenhouse gases by breeding low methane emitting sheep.
Cawthron scientists develop a significant test for methylmercury in fin fish
A native red seaweed used in stockfeeds with the potential to reduce methane emissions
Research to find agricultural greenhouse gas mitigation solutions
Producing an award winning seed based beverage
Combining a love of wool and design in products for children
The growth of Pic's Peanut Butter
An alternative product to meat based protein
Finding safe and sustainable ways to bring pest-free apples to the Asian market
Farewell Silent Spring, the science of pesticide reduction in the NZ apple industry
Producing premium juice from ugly fruit
Kelpn, packaging solutions using the unique properties of kelp
Aspara Pacific providing potato and asparagus seed to domestic and international growers
Solar panel power for water reticulation to stock in remote areas
Developing software solutions for the apiculture industries
Plant & Food Research lead a bio-assault on the apple pest, codling moth
Creating more sustainable use of water and power on vineyards at SWE
A visit to Stonyhurst in North Canterbury - an historic farm with its eye on the future
Scion research to reduce the use of oil-based plastics in the wine industry
A potential new use for milk protein