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News

Media Release: Farmers get opportunity to tune in to top minds

This season farmers have the opportunity to access the knowledge of some of their industry’s leading thinkers, in a new podcast series covering everything from grazing to governance.

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Industry

Top 5 KPIs: Colin Glass

Colin owns and operates a 650-cow dairy farm, and two further irrigated properties that rear and finish bull beef at Methven in Mid-Canterbury with his wife Paula, and their two daughters.  Colin is chief executive of Dairy Holdings Limited which has extensive operations throughout the South Island. Colin shares the Top 5 KPIs he follows closely at Dairy Holdings.

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Industry

Top 5 KPIs: Steve Atkinson

Steve and Trish farm 2600 cows across 4 different operations in the Waikato. They run a contract milking system which extends to a farming team of 15. Steve says "our team are the ones that bring our farming system to life so while we have our non-negotiables on farm, our people are just as important. "

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Industry

Top 5 KPIs: Julia Jones

Julia Jones, Head of Insight at NZX, shares her favourite KPIs when thinking about farming through the lens of the consumer.

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The Tune Up

The age of authenticity

Julia Jones & Murray King. Consumers are demanding more transparency in food so how do we prove our on farm story and add value to our products to unlock premiums?

Industry

Top 5 KPIs: Murray King

Murray King, Kingsway Farms, Chair of LIC, Appleby Farms Director shares his Top 5 farming standards.

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News

REX Interview: Scott Townshend on The Tune Up

Scott Townshend has a yarn to Hamish McKay and Dominic George on Rural Exchange to share a bit about Trev and The Tune Up podcast series. Have a listen.

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The Tune Up

50 shades of hay

Richard Townshend & Jim Van Der Poel. System 1 or System 5 all the best farms understand the principles of how to get the best out of their pasture.

The Tune Up

You can only spend a dollar once

Brent Goldsack & Simon Le Heron. You can always go after a quick buck, but whether it's sustainable or not is key.

Industry

Top 5 KPIs: Cameron Henderson

Cam Henderson farms with his wife and two children near Oxford, North Canterbury. Cam is also a director of Ballance and a Steering Committee member for He Waka Eke Noa. As a passionate advocate for sustainable agriculture, Cam shares his Top 5 KPIs which focus on achieving a balance of productivity, profitability and sustainability.

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The Tune Up

Welcome to Trev's podcast series

One season, six episodes, twelve passionate industry people yarning about their insights and experiences inside and outside the farmgate. Hosted by Will Burrett, brought to you by Trev. 

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The Tune Up

Passion and progression

Ash-Leigh Campbell & Colin Glass. Dairy farming, a pathway of opportunity - bringing the right people in and up through an organisation. 

The Tune Up

All Trevved up

Steve Atkinson & Tangaroa Walker. The hustle of farming today and the role farm reporting plays. 

Customers

Trev delivers for early adopters

Dairy Direct provides hands on supervisory services for large dairy operators. Having Trev’s data open and available across all properties is critical for a service that steps beyond straight consultancy, with expectations on following up on recommendations, often reviewing staff actions within a day or so.

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Industry

Data as a strategic asset: investing in farm data

Just like any other asset, data only becomes valuable when captured, stored, maintained and protected in an appropriate way. It also needs to be validated and accessible.

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Product

Solving the headache of data manipulation

For any farm owner, operator or consultant the idea of comparing a farm’s performance either against a prior season or another farm to identify opportunities is a strong one.

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The Tune Up

Licence to operate

Cam Henderson & Gin Loughnan. The evolution of farming has seen us shift from productivity, to profitability, and now the focus has to expand to recognise the environmental impact.

Industry

Top 5 KPIs: Richard Townshend

Richard farms on the Hauraki Plains and is a director of farm supervisory company Dairy Direct which oversees the daily operations of around 35 dairy units in the greater Waikato and has just expanded into Southland. Richard shares some of key indicators that he and the Dairy Direct farm supervisors follow regularly to track and benchmark farm operational performance.

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Industry

Jim van der Poel's Top Tips

Jim van der Poel shares his tips on planning and building a high performing team.

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Industry

Top 5 KPIs: Jim van der Poel

Jim's Top 5 KPIs offer some sage advice learnt from his years in farming. He says no matter what, "focus on the things you can control, have a plan, then you can work out what actions you’re going to take to get you through. Once the decision is made, implement and monitor.  If circumstances change make a new decision."

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News

Media Article: Dairy Exporter - Apr 2022

Phil Edmonds from Dairy Exporter writes about the challenges of industry staff shortages. Trev CEO Scott Townshend gives his take on how a tool like Trev can help mitigate some of the challenges of a fluid agri labour market.

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Industry

Data as a strategic asset: a link to farm sustainability

We speak to Trev CEO Scott Townshend about farm data  - why it’s important, how we can use it more effectively and what the gains are from a productivity, profitability and environmental standpoint.

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Industry

Data as a strategic asset: a farmer’s best friend

In part two of this series, Gareth Lash, chair of Trev, shares his views on why data is rapidly becoming a strategic asset for farmers to add to their conventional portfolio of land, capital, livestock and labour to lift farm productivity. 

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Industry

Data as a strategic asset: industry collection

In part one of this series Gareth Lash, chair of Trev, shares his views on the drivers for industry data collection and use and why data is quickly becoming an important strategic asset for farmers.

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News

Media Release: API development

Trev is excited to announce the release of its API, for the first time putting operational data squarely in the hands of the farmer.

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News

Media Article: Bayleys Country - Oct 2021

Bayleys Spring edition of Country profiles four agritech innovators on the up - Trust Codes, Agrisea, Robotics Plus and Trev.

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Industry

Top 5 KPIs: Simon Le Heron

Simon Le Heron is the CEO at Canterbury Grasslands Limited (Canterbury Hub). With a legal background, a strong technical understanding of farming, and his own farming investments, Simon puts a unique lens on the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) he focuses on.

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Customers

Employing the right tech on farm

Jenna Smith, Chief Executive of Pouarua Farms chats about the tech employed on Pouarua Farms and the change in productivity and profitability it can add to a farming operation.

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Product

Get to know Trev from top to bottom

See firsthand how Trev can streamline the farm reporting process by putting Trev to the test with a free demo created especially for you.

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Industry

Top 5 KPIs: John White

We spoke to Trev Director and Southland farmer, John White, about the Top 5 KPIs he measures and the impact they have on his farming outputs.

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Customers

Switching to Trev: Jolene Germann

Having the right tool for the job makes all the difference no matter what role you’re in. We spoke to Southland dairy farmer, dairy environment leader, and farm consultant, Jolene German after she put Trev to the test.

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Industry

Top 5 KPIs: James Courtman

We caught up with James Courtman about the Top 5 KPIs that he focuses on across his dairy operations, from both 'on-the-ground' and shareholder/director perspectives.

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News

Media Article: Dairy Exporter - Feb 2021

Phil Edmonds from Dairy Exporter talks to industry representatives about agritech adoption in New Zealand, including Trev CEO Scott Townshend.

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Industry

Top 5 KPIs: Ash-Leigh Campbell

We look at the top 5 KPIs that Ash-Leigh Campbell, 2020 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year, monitors, records and reports on every week.

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News

Media Interview: Sarah’s Country - Jan 2021

Trev CEO Scott Townshend chats with Sarah Perriam about Trev as a “Change Maker” for kiwi farmers.

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Customers

Trev Helps to Drive Family Farm Forward

Fifth generation Southland farmer, John White, talks about his intergenerational family's experiences using Trev, and how the changing landscape of farming and different generations affects the adoption of technology on farm.

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News

Media Release: Trev and Figured partnership

Figured​ and ​Trev​ are thrilled to announce that they are building an integration that will remove pain points for livestock and dairy farmers across NZ, by allowing for accurate and real-time livestock data transfer between the two platforms.

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Industry

Industry Insight: Pasture Surplus - Nov 2020

Trev takes a look at the week on week pasture surplus/deficit on the effective milking platform for spring-calving dairy farms in Waikato, Canterbury and Southland for the current season to date, relative to last year.

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Industry

Top 5 KPIs: Scott Townshend

We take a look at the Top 5 farming Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that Trev CEO and creator Scott Townshend likes to focus on.

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News

New collaboration set to make Trev the favourite tool of dairy women

Dairy Women’s Network have connected with kiwi farm reporting software Trev, to ease the burden of on-farm reporting for their membership base.

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Industry

5 Reasons to Build a Farm Database

There’s no point in collecting data if it’s not the right info and if it isn’t put to good use. Here’s 5 reasons why getting your operational data into a cloud database is essential.

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Product

10 Reasons to Get Trev in Your Toolbox

Farming is a complex business and the process to gather and share information can be challenging. Here at Trev we think every farm needs a bloody good engine behind it. These are the top 10 reasons why our users love Trev.

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