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Landwise 2017- Are we ready for Automation?

Landwise 2017- Are we ready for Automation?

19 May 2017

LandWISE was formed in 1999 to co-ordinate on-farm research and development, primarily in the vegetable and arable cropping industries. In 2003, LandWISE became an incorporated society with charitable status with its prime objective being provide leadership and support for the development and...

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New Research Shows How Much Water VRI Can Save

New Research Shows How Much Water VRI Can Save

12 May 2017

Variable Rate Irrigation (VRI) has continued to show New Zealand farmers good return on their investment. With potential savings in water, nutrient, and lower track/farm maintenance costs, alongside improved crop production VRI has a lot to offer for a wide range of New Zealand...

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3 Irrigation Management Features for When You Boot Up Your Valley ICON Panel for the First Time

3 Irrigation Management Features for When You Boot Up Your Valley ICON Panel for the First Time

12 May 2017

As I was getting ready to leave the house the other day, my phone pinged me with a text message from my brother-in-law that read, “The ICON has a heartbeat!!” His new Valley® center pivot had been delivered and installed, complete with an ICON10 smart panel. Although...

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WaterForce Exhibiting at the AgTech Showcase

WaterForce Exhibiting at the AgTech Showcase

9 May 2017

WaterForce will be exhibiting at the AgTech Showcase on 10th May at Lincoln – being hosted in the AgResearch Warehouse on Gerard Rd and organised by Lincoln Hub in association with the nationwide Techweek and Farming 2020Techweek aims to amplify technology, innovation and design thinking...

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10 Most Frequently Asked Questions about Valley Icon Panels

10 Most Frequently Asked Questions about Valley Icon Panels

19 April 2017

The Valley ICON series of smart panels was designed to meet the expanding demands of growers like you.  From their modular design to their intuitive interface, ICON smart panels give you an unmatched level of control over your irrigation operation. Connecting the farm is no longer...

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PivotPointNZ- Ag Newsletter April 2017

PivotPointNZ- Ag Newsletter April 2017

19 April 2017

The 2016/17 irrigation season is coming to a close so it's time to start thinking about how to add value to your irrigation for next season. Irrigation is our core business but we are constantly looking for ways to add value by improving our range of water management tools and reducing...

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WaterForce Award Winners Ballance Farm Environmental Awards Auckland

WaterForce Award Winners Ballance Farm Environmental Awards Auckland

12 April 2017

Fourth generation dairy farmers Scott and Sue Narbey have won the Auckland Ballance Farm Environment Awards. The win was announced at a gala dinner at the Holiday Inn Auckland Airport, Mangere, on March 29. The Narbeys also won the region’s WaterForce Integrated Management Award and...

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WaterForce Award Winners Ballance Farm Environmental Awards Greater Wellington

WaterForce Award Winners Ballance Farm Environmental Awards Greater Wellington

12 April 2017

Masterton farmers Nathan and Kate Williams have won the Greater Wellington Ballance Farm Environment Awards. The win was announced at a gala dinner at the Carterton Events Centre on Tuesday April 11 and they will host a field day on Thursday May 4. The Williams also won the Hill Laboratories...

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WaterForce Award Winners Ballance Farm Environmental Awards Southland

WaterForce Award Winners Ballance Farm Environmental Awards Southland

7 April 2017

Glenham farmers David, Alanna and Julie Clarke have won the Southland Ballance Farm Environment Awards. The win was announced at a gala dinner at the Ascot Park Hotel, Invercargill, on April 6. The Clarkes also won the Ballance Agri-Nutrients Soil Management Award, the Massey University...

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WaterForce Award Winners Ballance Farm Environmental Awards Otago

WaterForce Award Winners Ballance Farm Environmental Awards Otago

7 April 2017

East Otago sheep and beef farmers Simon and Kirstin Engelbrecht have won the Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards. The win was announced at a gala dinner at the Glenroy Auditorium in Dunedin on April 7. The Engelbrechts also won the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Livestock Award and the Hill...

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