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Gisborne Herald: Farms can thrive with tech

Peter Griffin posted in on July 5th, 2010.

Looking at the use by farmers of GPS and RFID, a local researcher has found that despite the productivity gains offered by such technologies, many farmers are not investing in them. An excerpt: (read in full here) “GPS-based devices such as TracMap are used by farm contractors to gain higher productivity and efficiency in cultivating, […]

NZ Herald: Comment – We’re talking about my generation

Peter Griffin posted in on September 16th, 2009.

Dr Andrew West, Chairman of Innovation Waikato and Chief Executive of AgResearch, says that his generation has let New Zealand down. Dr West, who will be speaking today at the ARMS 2009 conference, says that New Zealand should consider turning its running over to those under 25, as those who are older have been responsible, […]

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