Leading innovators. Inta-Ag thinks globally but acts locally as it endeavours to find the best solutions for its clients. Amongst its major suppliers are Bayer, BASF, UPL, FMC, Corteva and Syngenta. All these companies are major research-based multi-nationals, and are all committed to the crop protection business.
The cornerstone to Inta-Ag's business success has been based on personal relationships both with suppliers and of course our grower clients. Inta-Ag prides itself in employing the best technical staff in the industry in order to deliver the best possible service.
Our agronomists are fully focused on our clients' requirements, remaining flexible and adapting to their ever changing needs. Inta-Ag is involved in 'prescription growing' with its weekly crop scouting and record keeping services utilising Muddy Boots Software Greenlight crop management programme. This state of the art software has proven itself with key growers, their exporters, overseas importers, wholesalers and supermarkets in providing key traceability information at the touch of a button.
We've come a long way since 1988 when Inta-Ag (formerly Pukekohe Growers Supplies Ltd) was formed to provide services to the Pukekohe and Waikato districts, combined with the supply of all production inputs needed such as Seed, Fertilisers and Pesticides.
Pukekohe and its surrounding districts are the largest fresh vegetable producing areas in New Zealand. With quality land in demand and in limited supply, some larger producers expanded their operations to the Waikato district.
In 2007 Inta-Ag invested into (with the assistance of some key growers) four weather stations around the Franklin district, providing information on such things as air and ground temperature, rainfall figures, solar radiation and wind direction. After these were established disease forecasting models were then attached, giving readings of Downy Mildew and Blight pressure. The onion white rot calculator was also added to assist growers with the decision as to when to apply their first protectant onion white rot fungicide.