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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, […]

Dom Post: Tagging could unleash farm innovation

Peter Griffin posted in on February 8th, 2010.

Claire McEntee of the Dominion Post talks about a new, controversial tagging scheme for livestock which could eventually boost farm productivity and output. The use of radio frequency identification (RFID) chips in the ears of cattle and deer has been made mandatory by 2011.  The use of these, and electronic identification (EID) systems change could […]

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