Posts tagged "FarmIQ"

Free software drives home farm safety message

[8 October/Stuff] Farmlands want to help make New Zealand farms the safest in the world. They looked to their 68,000 shareholders nationwide to join their quest to improve New Zealand’s poor health and safety record in the primary sector. As the first step, Farmlands want to equip all farmers with free safety software to help...

Farmlands invests in FarmIQ Systems

[6 December/ NZ Herald] Farmlands has taken a stake in farm software company FarmIQ Systems as part of a capital raising round. FarmIQ Systems joined Landcorp Farming, Silver Fern Farms Joint Ventures, and Veterinary Enterprises Group as shareholders in the company that developed and marketed software for farming and agribusiness. FarmIQ Chairman, John Quirk said...

Farmers’ data protection moves into gear

 [21 March/ Rural News] From early March, farm data management firms would be accredited under the New Zealand Farm Data Code of Practice. The code outlined how farmers’ data was handled between various organisations. Farmax General Manager, Gavin McEwen said farmers were rightly concerned about who had access to their data and how it was...

FarmIQ links to Cashmanager

[23 February/ NZ Farmers Weekly] The deal between FarmIQ and Rural Cashmanager aims to reduce the time farmers spend entering livestock numbers by synchronising the two systems. FarmIQ will be the master application, and the data entered into the system will be displayed Cashmanager. There will be no extra cost to the farmers’ subscriptions. FarmIQ...

FOMA, SFF join to lift results

[23 June/ NZ Farmers Weekly] Silver Fern Farms has signed a deal with the Federation of Maori Authorities to bring the FarmIQ system to Maori farming businesses to measure and benchmark farm performance, introduce operating improvements and develop scale through cluster developments and producer clubs. SFF is probably the largest processor of stock for Maori...

Red meat sector needs to get past survival mode: report

[9 June/ Otago Daily Times] KPMG’s latest Agribusiness Agenda stated that a long term approach and a strong leadership to New Zealand’s sheep and beef sector will enable the industry to maximise its potential through collaboration and trust based relationships. Majority of those involved in the roundtable discussions recognised the need for the industry to...