Our stories

Articles and stories in the media about our investment programmes.

Our articles


Bringing diversity back to Wairarapa Moana [PDF, 2 MB]

New innovation aiming to eliminate Varroa from New Zealand beehives [PDF, 1.8 MB]

Bringing agritech to Māori farm collective in rural Hawke’s Bay [PDF, 1020 KB]

Fodder beet yield unaffected by significant reductions in fertiliser [PDF, 1.5 MB]

Native plants trialled as an alternative to herbicides in vineyards [PDF, 1.1 MB]

New app helps decision-making about erosion and sediment control on cultivated vegetable land [PDF, 1.2 MB]


Environmental gains anticipated for Northland BioChar research [PDF, 1.3 MB]

Probiotics trial in lambs aiming to reduce synthetic inputs [PDF, 830 KB]

Supporting succession planning in deer farming [PDF, 295 KB]

Olive yield doubles through change of technique [PDF, 404 KB]

Dairy facial eczema an underrated issue [PDF, 269 KB]

Test nitrogen strips a cheap solution for soil testing [PDF, 277 KB]

Planting for bees a win for all [PDF, 356 KB]

Stories in the media


Olive growers delighted that technique used for fruit trees doubles their harvest

Footrot breakthrough could be a boost to wool cheques

RMPP programme to boost farm profits

Dairy NZ: Innovative wintering research launches in Southland

Regenerative agriculture research gets $390,000 funding boost from MPI

Nappies in plan to revive wool


Fisheries innovation projects supported

Working to stamp out Velvetleaf in the Waikato (27 November) – Coast and Country News

Growers more than double olive production with new techniques (27 November) – Stuff

Arable farmer praises do-it-yourself nutrient tests (18 November) – Stuff

DIY Soil Testing (1 November) – Radio New Zealand

Whanganui's Anne-Marie Broughton lands food and fibre governance role (8 November) – Whanganui Chronicle

Seaweed project to reduce burping cows may be an environmental 'game-changer' (18 October) – Stuff

Turning opportunity into reality (31 July) – NZ Herald

Kiwi company funded $75,000 by Government to try turning pest seaweed into high-value export (31 August) – TVNZ

New Zealand invasive seaweed exporter snags $75,000 government buy-in (30 August) – Radio New Zealand

Turning gorse into gourmet: Plan to turn "pest seaweed" into premium edible export (30 August) – News Hub

Dealing with effluent when farming peat soils (3 July) – Coast and Country News

Fodder beet study to explore problems (5 June) – Otago Daily Times

Three-in-two milking research gets off the ground (2 May) – Coast and Country News

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