Kiwi Agri business chooses SugarCRM for sales automation transformation
Catalyst Performance Agronomy leverages SugarCRM's advanced sales automation software, Sugar Sell Premier, for boosted business operations.
Sensand receives large funding to drive smart farming
Carbon disruptor, Sensand, will help power a breakthrough in smart farming with a $6 million funding injection from Robert Costa.
Farmbot appoints Fabien Ruffin as chief technology officer
Farmbot, the agricultural technology company, has appointed Fabien Ruffin as CTO to develop and improve Farmbot's monitoring solutions for farmers.
AgriWebb appoints Tom Ward as vice president of data - analytics
AgriWebb has appointed Tom Ward as Vice President of Data-Analytics to encourage data-driven management in global agriculture practices.
Fonterra says its holding its own in Canterbury as farmer suppliers look to new processors
Fonterra Cooperative Group, New Zealand's largest dairy processor, says it's holding its own in the dairy-intensive Canterbury region, despite reports.
UPDATE: Fonterra Shareholders' Council relieved at dairy forecast being maintained
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.
UPDATE: A2 Milk's premium payout attracts farmer interest with lower dairy prices this year
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.
iSocket arrives to notify Kiwi businesses of power outages via text
Without committing themselves to a monthly fee, customers get a cell phone alert that gives them time to take corrective action.
Drought declared on NZ's South Island east coast, IRD invokes tax relief
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.
RESEND: LIC lifts first-half profit 10% on demand for dairy breeding technology
Livestock Improvement Corp, a farmer cooperative that sells bull semen and provides a dairy genetics database, posted a 10 percent gain in first-ha.
RBNZ sees 44% bounce in whole milk powder in 2015
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.
NZ dollar falls to new 2 1/2-year low as Fonterra payout review looms
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.
NZ dollar drops to 2 1/2 year low as Fonterra, RBNZ loom; strong US jobs
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.
NZ dollar falls near 3-week low ahead of ECB meeting, US jobs report looms
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.
NZ dollar little changed vs. Australian dollar after RBA talks down currency
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.
NZ tractor sales hit decade high in Q3 on record dairy payout, high kiwi
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.
China's crackdown on polluting tanneries, Russia sanctions drive record slump in lambskin prices
Global lambskin prices have collapsed from the first quarter's record highs, as a Chinese crackdown on polluting tanneries and Russian trade sancti.
NZ dollar holds gains ahead of dairy auction as yen remains weak
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.
Fonterra shareholders use AGM to flag concern over lower milk payout
Fonterra Cooperative Group shareholders used their annual meeting in Palmerston North to raise concerns over the reduced 2015 milk payout, the dair.
Vodafone to map farmers at Fieldays
Vodafone plans to map activity at this years' Fieldays using GPS and mobile.