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Farmers have never known a time of such strong emphasis on the need for traceability. It’s become a normal function of farming life.

Laurie and Clare Ngakai had been looking for a programme that would make tracking animal progress and reporting easier and faster, when an ad in Farmers Weekly for Tru-Test’s new MiHub Livestock Management software, caught Laurie’s eye.

Rising plate meters are not exactly new to many New Zealand dairy farmers. They are a valuable and widely adopted tool for calculating how much pasture is on your farm so you can plan your feed breaks and rotations effectively, and forecast your feed budget accurately.

Three students from Fielding have ranked in the top ten percent of robotics teams worldwide.

Through a display of team work, determination, competitive drive, a lot of fun and a little help from Tru-Test, the group from Manchester Street School Robotics Club known as the ‘Autobots’, placed 22 out of the 272 qualifying teams at the World Vex IQ Event.

Well-grown heifers will produce more milk in the first lactation, compete better with mature cows and survive longer in the herd.” 

Research by both Dairy NZ and Massey University has shown growth rates in young dairy stock can have a lifetime impact on milk production. 

Tru-Test Group estimates that less than 20% of sheep and beef farmers use stock weight information to drive farm management decision-making.

Tru-Test Group is pleased and proud to become the new naming rights sponsor for Beef Expo, the prestigious beef event to be held from the 13-17th May, 2016 at Manfeild Park Feilding

Congratulations to the team at FarmIQ who have been selected for the New Zealand Innovators Awards 2015 for Innovation in Agribusiness & Environment. FarmIQ is also in the running for the People’s Choice Award.

As part of our ongoing development of the 5000 series weigh scale indicators released in 2014 click here to download the latest firmware update. Alternatively, you are able to update the device through DataLink software while your device is connected to the computer.

Looking for a convenient and simple way to meet NAIT compliance requirements for young stock movement without adding cost to your business? Tru-Test’s new ERS entry-level EID reader takes the hassle out of reporting animal movements and offers genuine value for money. 

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