Selective breeding of cattle and sheep and adjusting rumen biology will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Published in General News

Northland landowners keen to secure heavily subsidised poplars and willows to help control erosion and protect water quality should get in quick.

Published in General News

If you're an environmental enthusiast on your farm then the Southland Community Environment Awards are your opportunity to shine.

Published in General News
Friday, 11 March 2016 15:55

Change dairy systems to lift returns

By 2025 the NZ dairy industry could be emitting 25% less greenhouse gases, 40% fewer pathogens and nitrogen, and earning 60-100% more profit.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 03 March 2016 06:55

Different approach needed in hill country

There's a call for a different approach to dealing with natural resource management issues in the hill country.

Published in General News

The Nga Manu Trust runs a reserve of 13ha of protected land on the Kapiti Coast.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 16:25

Natural gas power isn’t all hot air

Tractor manufacturer SDF has shown its desire to 'go green' with the introduction of a 'concept' natural gas tractor, based on the current 5 series / Virtus ranges.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 16:20

Ozone in the vineyard

The word ozone conjures up images of big holes in the atmosphere, stronger UV light, the risk of severe sunburn and CFC's — at least in this part of the world.

Published in Machinery
Monday, 15 February 2016 06:55

Farmers shrugging off tree planting

The cost and benefits of planting trees to help mitigate environmental effects of dairy farming need to be shared by us all to succeed, a new study says.

Published in Agribusiness

The cost and benefits of planting trees to help mitigate environmental effects of dairy farming need to be shared by us all for it to succeed, a new study says.

Published in General News

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