FARM TRADER BUSINESS PROFILE RED SNAP’R

Electric fencing, used to control where stock graze and to keep them safe, has long been known for being one of the best tools when it comes to farm management.

Not only that, but electric fences provide a better, more economical option compared to conventional fencing, in many cases with fewer posts, battens, wire and no barbed wire to snag animals’ skin.

Various companies have been developing ideas around the use of the electric fence as a communication medium and new technologies are being developed to harness wireless devices so farmers can remotely control their electric fences. A niche market electric fencing business, Red Snap’r (now owned by Agri Solar, and based in Awakino) claims to have developed a world-first; a wireless link between an electric fence and an android phone.

At the New Zealand National Agricultural Fieldays, Red Snap’r launched the Red Snap’r IP Energiser range and the IP Energiser Controller app. The app allows farmers to control electric fences via their android phone, giving them complete fence control in the palm of their hands.

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