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October 2022

Finding eggs in bovine faeces - is it a fluke?

October 2022

Despite regular warnings over recent decades, farmers appear unwilling to tackle the issue of drench resistance in sheep. What does it take to get the drench resistance message through?

November 2021

Tech takes 'guesswork' out of mussel farming. A new technology platform has been designed in Dunedin to support one of New Zealand’s most valuable seafood exports.

September 2021

FECPAKG2 customer generate over 30,000 sheep FEC samples a year, providing unrivalled data to analyse seasonal and regional variances in parasite levels across NZ.

May 2021

A project in Wales has detected resistance to one or more wormer groups on 98% of participating farms.

September 2020

Undetected drench resistance is costing the NZ sheep sector almost $50 million a year — and it may only get worse.

August 2020

Farmers experiencing a spike in lamb mortality after a dry spring and wet summer could be the victims of a delayed surge in parasites.

February 2020

Sheep farms that have adopted faecal egg counting (FEC) to monitor parasite burdens have reported a big reduction in the frequency of wormer treatments needed.

December 2019

Techion Group has taken in around $5 million in funding so far to develop a technology that allows microscopic images of very small things to be captured and then transmitted over the cloud for analysis.

October 2019

Agricultural technology company Techion has cornered an international market. Greg Mirams, explained how the internet of things and fast fibre broadband has transformed the way he does business.

June 2019

Techion has announced the launch of the latest upgrade to the FECPAKG2, which includes a raft of new features designed to make faecal egg counts quicker and easier than ever.

October 2018

A Dunedin company has developed new technology that could make diagnosising a major public health problem easier.

January 2018

An Invermay-based agtech company that rose from the ashes of the 2007-08 global financial crisis has reinvented itself with a revolutionary design of an online diagnostic tool to monitor parasites in livestock.

October 2017

Relocating Techion Group to Invermay will enable the animal parasite diagnostics company to upscale manufacturing and ramp the business up, managing director Greg Mirams says.

August 2017

A research project has found using new technology and faecal egg counting can help halve drench use and save money and time.