Displaying items by tag: Environment

Wednesday, 22 July 2020 09:08

Carbon zero milk

Fonterra has joined forces with a supermarket chain to deliver what it claims is NZ’s first carbon zero milk.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 22 July 2020 09:05

Know your farm’s emissions profile

OPINION: As the world deals with the impact of the Covid-19 crisis, it’s important to remember climate change hasn’t gone away.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 21 July 2020 07:55

Winners committed to environment

It's not the first time Fonterra’s John Wilson Memorial Trophy recipients, Nick and Nicky Dawson have been recognised for their sustainability efforts.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 July 2020 11:30

Sustainability stars pick up awards

Ten kiwi dairy farmers who have shown exceptional care for the environment have been recognised with a DairyNZ sustainability and stewardship award.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 07:55

Farmers up their game

A Waikato environmentalist who led a public campaign against poor winter grazing practices on Southland farms says farmers are making improvements.

Published in General News
Thursday, 25 June 2020 11:07

Data-driven irrigation

A web-based technology is now available to help farmers better manage their water resources and improve decision-making around irrigation.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 08:55

Making good use of a crisis

One of New Zealand’s largest dairy farmers says the Covid-19 pandemic presents the country an opportunity to rethink its approach to on-farm sustainability.

Published in General News
Monday, 22 June 2020 09:20

Naki sets native planting record 

Almost 600,000 native plants were distributed to farmers, last week, as part of Taranaki’s Riparian Management Programme.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 June 2020 10:51

New crops offer opportunities

Six ‘star’ crops – soy, hemp, chickpeas, oats, buckwheat and quinoa – could represent new opportunities for New Zealand farmers.

Published in Management

Environment Southland is wanting to see big improvements on last year’s winter grazing practices as it begins its aerial compliance inspections today.

Published in General News
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