Our stories

Articles and stories in the media about our investment programmes.

Our articles

2020

New innovation aiming to eliminate Varroa from New Zealand beehives [PDF, 1.8 MB]

Bringing agritech to Māori farm collective in rural Hawke’s Bay [PDF, 1020 KB]

Fodder beet yield unaffected by significant reductions in fertiliser [PDF, 1.5 MB]

Native plants trialled as an alternative to herbicides in vineyards [PDF, 1.1 MB]

New app helps decision-making about erosion and sediment control on cultivated vegetable land [PDF, 1.2 MB]

2019

Environmental gains anticipated for Northland BioChar research [PDF, 1.3 MB]

Probiotics trial in lambs aiming to reduce synthetic inputs [PDF, 830 KB]

Supporting succession planning in deer farming [PDF, 295 KB]

Olive yield doubles through change of technique [PDF, 404 KB]

Dairy facial eczema an underrated issue [PDF, 269 KB]

Test nitrogen strips a cheap solution for soil testing [PDF, 277 KB]

Planting for bees a win for all [PDF, 356 KB]

Stories in the media

2020

Olive growers delighted that technique used for fruit trees doubles their harvest

2019

Fisheries innovation projects supported

Working to stamp out Velvetleaf in the Waikato (27 November) – Coast and Country News

Growers more than double olive production with new techniques (27 November) – Stuff

Arable farmer praises do-it-yourself nutrient tests (18 November) – Stuff

DIY Soil Testing (1 November) – Radio New Zealand

Whanganui's Anne-Marie Broughton lands food and fibre governance role (8 November) – Whanganui Chronicle

Seaweed project to reduce burping cows may be an environmental 'game-changer' (18 October) – Stuff

Turning opportunity into reality (31 July) – NZ Herald

Kiwi company funded $75,000 by Government to try turning pest seaweed into high-value export (31 August) – TVNZ

New Zealand invasive seaweed exporter snags $75,000 government buy-in (30 August) – Radio New Zealand

Turning gorse into gourmet: Plan to turn "pest seaweed" into premium edible export (30 August) – News Hub

Dealing with effluent when farming peat soils (3 July) – Coast and Country News

Fodder beet study to explore problems (5 June) – Otago Daily Times

Three-in-two milking research gets off the ground (2 May) – Coast and Country News

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