Opportunities for Sharing World Class Technology

New Zealander Richard Watson had the unusual pleasure of sharing his Burke County farm in Georgia with visitors from home. “We bought this property in 2007, and here currently, we’re milking 560 cows,” he told fellow New Zealanders who visited Georgia to share and develop agricultural technology. The group, representing about a dozen agritech firms, is eager to cultivate markets, said James Wilde, the business development manager for New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. “New Zealand has a very particular way of doing agriculture,” Wilde said. “It’s all about grazing and pasturelands, and the best technology for doing that.” “This visit presents a lot of opportunities for sharing world class technology,” assistant professor for University of Georgia’s Cooperative Extension Service Dennis Hancock said.


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New NAB Chief Ross McEwan Faced With More Repairs

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