The past forms the present and the present leads to the future. That is basically the theme of this issue…
New Zealand shouldn't become a 'toilet bowl' of trees for other countries' carbon dioxide commitments, explains John Jackson.
OPINION: According to a newly released Rabobank report, New Zealand farm businesses need to get ready for the full cost of environmental policies coming down the track as they make future investment decisions.
OPINION: This old mutt was interested to read a recent New York Times expose of the European Union’s agriculture subsidy programme.
The Zero Carbon Bill has just been passed into law, but not without significant misgivings from across the farming sector.
New Zealand's natural environment is now much more degraded than when the Resource Management Act was developed in 1991.
About 1000 people from around rural New Zealand marched on Parliament last week to protest the Government’s policies on planting trees.
Cultivation of paddocks is common on farms at this time of year. It’s also a time when local storms may occur, adding substantial risk to an important farming practice.
An Auckland company believes reducing enteric methane through productivity gains is the way to tackle green house gas emissions.
A national limit on dissolved nitrogen would “essentially eliminate” intensive agriculture in the Selwyn Waihora catchment, says Environment Canterbury chief scientist Dr Tim Davie.
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