19
JAN
2015

H2Grow – Characterising Your Soils

Ever wanted to know how you can characterise your soils yourself? Or what tools can be good surrogates to identify different soil areas across your farm or paddocks? Check out the latest H2Grow post to find out more…http://www.h2grow.nz/
16
JAN
2015

H2Grow – For advice on soils, soil moisture, irrigation and VRI

H2Grow is the initiative of three companies with a vast combined knowledge of efficient irrigation practices and enabling technologies. They hope through sharing their knowledge and expertise to be able to help growers improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the way they...
16
DEC
2014

Trimble Connected Farm

  Trimble agriculture solutions enhance the efficiency of farming, so you can quickly and easily improve your everyday planning, decision making & overall strategy for your operation.  Check out the Trimble video for what they can offer your farming business by clicking...
12
DEC
2014

December Dairy Exporter

Good to see Agri Optics customers Simon Johnson and James Herlihy talking about variable rate irrigation and EM Surveying and how it’s making an impact on their businsses in this month’s #DairyExporter. For the full articles check out the magazine #VRI #EMSurveying...
03
DEC
2014

FAR Crops Expo

Great day today at FAR CROPs 2014. Lots of interest in the solutions that precision ag can provide the farmer. Our crew of Chris, Linden and Craige were kept busy throughout the day answering farmers queries. Well done team.  
27
NOV
2014

Summer Intern

Welcome to Linden Brackstone who has joined the Agri Optics team for the summer. Linden is part way through an agricultural science degree at Lincoln Uni, and hopes to work in the agriculture industry as an agronomist after graduating. Linden will be carrying out trial work...
20
NOV
2014

Sustainable Nutrient Management Course

Jemma and Chris have recently spent a week in Palmerston North at Massey University participating in the ‘Sustainable Nutrient Management’ course.  At the completion of their week they sat a 3 hr exam,  of which they both achieved a PASS grade.  They now will receive...
10
OCT
2014

Summer Job Available

Agri Optics NZ is New Zealand’s leading Precision Ag provider and we want you on our team. Learn more about the world of Electro-magnetic Soil Surveying and the role it plays in improving farm productivity and profit. We are looking for an outgoing, keen and hard-working...
14
AUG
2014

International Conference on Precision Agriculture

Craige and Roz had a great few days recently attending the International Conference on Precision Agriculture in Sacramento. It was great to see a good number of delegates attending from NZ. The Keynote speakers were Dr Margaret Oliver from the UK, who spoke on Precision...
25
JUL
2014

EM Surveying

Chris has been busy down South (in the snow!!) carrying out EM surveys this week. An Electromagnetic (EM) Survey, maps soil characteristics within the soil profile, providing comprehensive data on the soil variability.  The usefulness of soil conductivity stems from the fact that...