The NZ startup fizzing up the irrigation industry

The NZ startup fizzing up the irrigation industry
Nanobubble Agritech's Leon Power with a retrofitted wheat irrigator. (Image: Nanobubble Agritech)
Greg Hurrell
Startup company Nanobubble Agritech is making the move from a test farm to real farms and orchards in a bid to sell its water-saving technology.One investor thinks it could also increase orchard yields between 20% and 30%. The company is setting out on a new fundraising round led by venture capital firm Pacific Channel.Taranaki-based Nanobubble Agritech was founded four years ago by couple Leon Power and Lauren Oehme. After a successful large-scale trial, the company is now confident enough of its technology and the machines it has built to sta...

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