About Us

FARMAX is a decision support tool for pastoral farmers. It will help you make money; it is that simple. One farm at a time, we are helping farmers better plan, monitor, review and analyse their farm operations so they do not leave any cash in the paddock.

Commercially launched in 1993, FARMAX was developed by AgResearch and was born out of 20 years of research. It is an evidence-based software system developed for the industry, by the industry. The FARMAX Engine®, which drives all of our products, gives FARMAX farmers a truly unique advantage, because it accurately models the complex biological system that is pastoral farming.

We believe FARMAX is good for pastoral farmers, good for the industry and good for New Zealand. Doing industry-good by helping pastoral farmers succeed remains at the heart of our organisation.
  

Meet the Team

The FARMAX team is based at New Zealand’s leading agribusiness hub – the Waikato Innovation Park. With a blend of farming software and technical expertise, the team is comprised of agribusiness experts, technical specialists, farming software developers and training and support professionals.
  

Meet the Board

The FARMAX board is governed by an experienced team of professionals. With our board's knowledge and expertise providing guidance and direction, we are able to focus on helping pastoral farmers, the industry and New Zealand do better.

FARMAX CONSULTANTS

Farmax-trained consultants located all over the country can help you manage your farm using Farmax.

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FARM MANAGEMENT STRATEGY

Farmax farming software helps you create in-depth management strategies for your farm.

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TRAINING COURSES

Farmax hold training courses throughout the year, all around the country. To find upcoming courses, see the training calendar.

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FAQS & TIPS

With answers to common questions plus useful tips on using your Farmax software, the FAQs and Tips pages have everything you need.

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WHAT IS FARMAX?

Interview with Nicola Waugh a consultant who uses FARMAX, discussing the benefits clients get from the software

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DECISION SUPPORT

Interview with Gareth Baynhan a consultant who uses FARMAX, discussing the benefits of the software

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