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Kiwi Agri business chooses SugarCRM for sales automation transformation
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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Catalyst Performance Agronomy leverages SugarCRM's advanced sales automation software, Sugar Sell Premier, for boosted business operations.
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Sensand receives large funding to drive smart farming
Fri, 30th Jun 2023
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Carbon disruptor, Sensand, will help power a breakthrough in smart farming with a $6 million funding injection from Robert Costa.
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Farmbot appoints Fabien Ruffin as chief technology officer
Fri, 3rd Jun 2022
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cto
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software development
Farmbot, the agricultural technology company, has appointed Fabien Ruffin as CTO to develop and improve Farmbot's monitoring solutions for farmers.
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AgriWebb appoints Tom Ward as vice president of data - analytics
Tue, 26th Apr 2022
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
AgriWebb has appointed Tom Ward as Vice President of Data-Analytics to encourage data-driven management in global agriculture practices.
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Fonterra says its holding its own in Canterbury as farmer suppliers look to new processors
Tue, 31st Mar 2015
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Fonterra Cooperative Group, New Zealand's largest dairy processor, says it's holding its own in the dairy-intensive Canterbury region, despite reports.
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UPDATE: Fonterra Shareholders' Council relieved at dairy forecast being maintained
Thu, 26th Feb 2015
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Farmers will be relieved at today's decision by Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's largest dairy exporter, to maintain its forecast payout to fa.
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UPDATE: A2 Milk's premium payout attracts farmer interest with lower dairy prices this year
Wed, 25th Feb 2015
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A2 Milk Co, which markets milk with a protein variant said to have health benefits, says it's had more interest from farmers interested in supplying t.
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iSocket arrives to notify Kiwi businesses of power outages via text
Thu, 19th Feb 2015
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colocation
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isocket
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nz
Without committing themselves to a monthly fee, customers get a cell phone alert that gives them time to take corrective action.
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Drought declared on NZ's South Island east coast, IRD invokes tax relief
Thu, 12th Feb 2015
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government
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government funding
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The government has declared drought conditions on the east coast of the South Island, triggering a range of support measures, and said the tax depa.
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RESEND: LIC lifts first-half profit 10% on demand for dairy breeding technology
Thu, 12th Feb 2015
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Livestock Improvement Corp, a farmer cooperative that sells bull semen and provides a dairy genetics database, posted a 10 percent gain in first-ha.
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RBNZ sees 44% bounce in whole milk powder in 2015
Thu, 11th Dec 2014
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endpoint protection
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The Reserve Bank expects whole milk powder prices to rise by about 44 percent next year as the slump in global prices this year prompts less compet.
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NZ dollar falls to new 2 1/2-year low as Fonterra payout review looms
Tue, 9th Dec 2014
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The New Zealand dollar fell to a two-and-a-half year low as investors wait for Fonterra Cooperative Group's board to reassess the forecast payout t.
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NZ dollar drops to 2 1/2 year low as Fonterra, RBNZ loom; strong US jobs
Mon, 8th Dec 2014
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kiwi
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investors
The New Zealand dollar dropped to a two-and-a-half year low as investors mull the likelihood of a lower dairy payout when Fonterra Cooperative Grou.
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NZ dollar falls near 3-week low ahead of ECB meeting, US jobs report looms
Thu, 4th Dec 2014
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kiwi
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farmers
The New Zealand dollar fell to a three-week low ahead of the European Central Bank meeting, which may see the region's central bank firm up plans f.
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NZ dollar little changed vs. Australian dollar after RBA talks down currency
Tue, 2nd Dec 2014
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The New Zealand dollar was little changed against its trans-Tasman counterpart after the Reserve Bank of Australia kept its key rate at a record lo.
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NZ tractor sales hit decade high in Q3 on record dairy payout, high kiwi
Tue, 2nd Dec 2014
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kiwi
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New Zealand tractor sales hit their highest level in a decade in the third quarter as farmers benefiting from this year's record milk payout and th.
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China's crackdown on polluting tanneries, Russia sanctions drive record slump in lambskin prices
Fri, 28th Nov 2014
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Global lambskin prices have collapsed from the first quarter's record highs, as a Chinese crackdown on polluting tanneries and Russian trade sancti.
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NZ dollar holds gains ahead of dairy auction as yen remains weak
Tue, 18th Nov 2014
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farmers
The New Zealand dollar held its gains ahead of the GlobalDairyTrade auction as traders ponder the prospects for prices to bottom out for the nation.
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Fonterra shareholders use AGM to flag concern over lower milk payout
Wed, 12th Nov 2014
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transparency
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investment
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strategy
Fonterra Cooperative Group shareholders used their annual meeting in Palmerston North to raise concerns over the reduced 2015 milk payout, the dair.
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Vodafone to map farmers at Fieldays
Tue, 31st May 2011
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nz
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telecommunications
Vodafone plans to map activity at this years' Fieldays using GPS and mobile.