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Friday 01 July 2022

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Onside gets $4m govt backing for biosecurity app 2nd June 2022 /

Onside gets $4m govt backing for biosecurity app

The government is investing $4m over four years from the Ministry of Primary Industries’ Sustainable Food and Fibre Futures Fund to expand a biosecurity readiness and response app developed by Onside.


AgriTech NZ backs $340m climate action centre 19th May 2022 /

AgriTech NZ backs $340m climate action centre

AgriTechNZ has backed the government’s proposal for a $340m Centre for Climate Action on Agricultural Emissions as part of its Emissions Reduction Plan, and notes a key role to be played by agritech.


Bluelab expands with Autogrow buy 6th April 2022 /

Bluelab expands with Autogrow buy

New Zealand based agri-tech company Bluelab has acquired automation company Autogrow as part of a global strategy to expand operations into new territories and increase its range of technology offerings to customers.


Who made the cut for the 2022 Food, Fibre & Agritech Supernode Challenge? 30th March 2022 /

Who made the cut for the 2022 Food, Fibre & Agritech Supernode Challenge?

Functional plant proteins, 3D printed food, and energy from waste are among the 24 ventures that will go through to an accelerator.


Govt backs digital farm environment plan project 30th March 2022 /

Govt backs digital farm environment plan project

The Ministry for Primary Industries Sustainable Food and Fibre Futures fund is contributing $493,500 to a $823,500 research programme to create a digital farm environment plan.


Gallagher, Royal Barenbrug Group back agritech venture 28th March 2022 /

Gallagher, Royal Barenbrug Group back agritech venture

Gallagher and the Royal Barenbrug Group have backed Christchurch-based agritech firm Farmote Systems.


NZ-US trade: Agritech increasingly important, primary sector diversifies 17th March 2022 /

NZ-US trade: Agritech increasingly important, primary sector diversifies

Agriculture spins-offs such as packing and grading equipment now outstrip apple exports, while the nature of meat products has changed.


Food, Fibre & Agritech Supernode Challenge 2.0 opens 23rd February 2022 /

Food, Fibre & Agritech Supernode Challenge 2.0 opens

ChristchurchNZ has launched the its second annual Food, Fibre and Agritech Supernode Challenge.


Bluelab triumphs at NZ International Business Awards 18th February 2022 /

Bluelab triumphs at NZ International Business Awards

The precision growing technology business was last night named the supreme winner at the awards.