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The answer is probably yes.In recent years, 'free' money has been abundant in the market due to unique microeconomic conditions. But the tides are turning with markets becoming unstable, inflation rising, and central banks attempting to stamp out this inflation. Meanwhile, c...
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20-30% of global emissions come from agricultural emissions. New Zealand's contribution to global emissions is 0.16%, and of that 0.08% comes from our agricultural activities. While many view this figure as a negative, it's not painting the whole picture.When looking at thes...
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Meet the Founders - Axis7

April 27, 2022
By 2050 there is estimated to be an extra 2 billion mouths to feed. To support that we’ll need a 70% increase in crop production. The only problem is, we don’t have the labour to harvest what we currently produce. It’s a big problem and one that Kiwi business Axis7 is ...
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Improving animal welfare standards in New Zealand has been a focal point for the primary industries for many years. Huge efforts and gains have been made in this space, and one Kiwi start-up company is hoping to improve animal welfare even further.Meet the founders of Welfar...
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Major problems face agriculture like water usage, traceability, genetics and automation. To ensure the future of the industry, addressing these issues and consumer demands requires real-time in-depth data. And that's just what start-up Landkind is setting out to do. Meet the...
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Each year 52 million tonnes of carbon dioxide is produced by agricultural machinery. Our reliance on fossil fuels to grow and produce our food is significant, but it doesn't have to be.Meet Founder Duncan Aitken and head of operations Tony Tsai, the team behind Loxley Innova...
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Agtech start-up Protag has raised $1m from investment firm Sprout to fast track the development of its smart ear tag sensors, which transmit crucial health and location data to dairy farmers within seconds. Protag’s small internet-enabled device clips onto a cow’s ear, a...
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The 2022 Cohort VIII has landed, and eleven companies have been selected to participate in the eighth Sprout Accelerator....
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Landkind, an agriculture mapping software company out of Tauranga has won the first Sprout x AWS (Amazon Web Services) HortTech Challenge....
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Worldwide, the consumer demand for meat is forecasted to change, with trends showing that people are now seeking quality over quantity. It’s this demand, and the opportunity for increased meat export values, that has led to the development of Clarospec, ‘the science behi...
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