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Q&A with Fieldays Innovation Award winner Farm Medix Ltd

April 30, 2021 | NEWS

Mastitis is one of the most common and costly diseases for dairy farmers in New Zealand, with many resorting to antibiotic treatment. To address this, Farm Medix Ltd launched their innovation, Check-Up, in 2015 – a creative animal health solution that has transformed the way mastitis is treated. Check-Up is a farm-side test that enables …


Q&A with four-time Fieldays Innovation Award winner The Wrangler Ltd

April 23, 2021 | NEWS

Twenty-five years ago, Waverley and Wilco Klein Ovink invented the Wrangler, an innovation that has changed the game for farmers all over the globe. They were encouraged to enter the Wrangler into the Fieldays Innovation Awards in 1995 where they took home an award. Since then, they have won three more Fieldays Innovation Awards, and …


Kiwi innovation on show at Fieldays Online

August 6, 2020 | NEWS

The best of Kiwi ‘No.8 Wire’ ingenuity was recognised at the 2020 Fieldays Online Innovation Awards, which were announced digitally in late July. Proving New Zealand really is the land of milk and honey, the awards ranged from better beekeeping, to biodynamic fertiliser to colostrum management. Judges were buzzing about multi award winners Hivesite. The …


First Fieldays Online a virtual success

August 3, 2020 | NEWS

The Fieldays Online concept and digital platform was created in just under 108 days. As New Zealand went into the national lockdown the New Zealand National Fieldays Society (NZNFS) began building an online event following the cancellation of the physical Fieldays; effectively transforming the largest agricultural show in the Southern Hemisphere into a completely virtual …


Igniting Irish and Kiwi innovation at Fieldays Online

July 28, 2020 | NEWS

World leaders in agriculture, New Zealand and Ireland have long been connected by a shared focus on innovation. The two island nations, despite being on opposite sides of the globe, both continue to push boundaries in the agritech sector. Nowhere is this clearer than the special relationship between the New Zealand National Fieldays Society and …


Winners of Fieldays Online Innovation Awards 2020 announced

July 24, 2020 | NEWS

Innovation has been at the heart of Fieldays since its inception over 50 years ago. It is the very reason Fieldays exists and why Fieldays Online was launched. Innovation is not easy, it requires courage and a willingness to take on risk, yet it is also fundamental to the overall sustainability of any business or industry. It is necessary if we wish to solve todays problems and prepare the ground …


Faces of the future, youth making their mark in the Agri-sector

July 23, 2020 | NEWS

The Fieldays Online, ‘This Working Life – Careers in the Agri-sector’ series, shines a light on six young people making a difference in the primary sector. The series offers a snapshot into their journeys into the industry and why they are passionate about what they do. For Cheyenne Wilson and Sam Waugh, two dairy farmers …


Get your muddy hands on an Isuzu Utes deal at Fieldays online

July 16, 2020 | NEWS

At Isuzu we build our utes tough, just like you. Farming is hard work, so you need a reliable ute you can trust to get the job done. The Isuzu D-Max has done our country proud for years as it scales the countryside with its tough, no nonsense approach.You don’t need us to tell you …


Seven Kiwi chefs bring their diverse flavours to Fieldays Online

July 15, 2020 | NEWS

The New Zealand food story will be on full display for visitors to Fieldays Online with a delicious line up of recipes from some of our favourite Kiwi chefs. From classic chocolate puddings to moreish harissa spiced lamb dishes, all seven chefs bring their unique styles, top tips and tricks all delivered with passion for …