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  • HawkEye to help farmers farm smarter

    Farmer-owned co-operative Ravensdown has introduced a set of online benchmarking and forecasting tools that it says will help farmers make smarter nutrient decisions by showing planned versus actual nutrient investments over time.

  • Spark NIWA and others launch major farm IoT trial

    According to a post on the NZTech blog, Spark is partnering with NIWA, Farmlands, and Ballance Agri-Nutrients to launch an Internet of Things pilot for farmers, starting with about 40 farms in the Matamata-Piako region, with a further 20 farms to be added in the South Island.

  • Burggraaff introduces new technolgy at Farmers

    When Peter Burggraaff joined Farmers as CIO three years ago he developed a three to five-year IT plan to reduce costs, improve business processes and customer service. Most parts of that initial plan has already been delivered. An integrated ERP system (SAP) has been introduced; SOA has been introduced as the company’s base application architecture and Microsoft SQL for Business Intelligence Platform, BizTalk and Visual Studio have been rolled out.