Saturday, 30 March 2019 10:22

Project to clear more waste from farms

A new project launched this week provides farmers alternatives to the harmful disposal practices of burning, burying and stock-piling of waste.

Published in General News

An 18-month long project to understand how changes on farm to reduce greenhouse gas emissions may impact a farms profitability and productivity has come to fruition.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 15:13

DairyNZ likes climate change report

Dairy farmers are welcoming the report released today by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment.

Published in General News
Saturday, 23 March 2019 11:04

Laughing gas no laughing matter

Making changes to farm management practices, rather than expensive infrastructure, can help reduce greenhouse gases.

Published in Opinion
Saturday, 23 March 2019 10:53

Sorting the wizards from the prophets

OPINION: Environmentalists fall into two categories: wizards and prophets.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 18 March 2019 10:03

How farmers can build up carbon in soils

Research to help dairy farmers build up carbon in their soils to offset their farms’ greenhouse gas emissions is underway.

Published in Management

A new review is calling for “urgent acceleration” in developing greenhouse gas mitigations for use in the primary sector.

Published in General News
Friday, 22 February 2019 09:09

FEP template aims to ‘quieten noise’

ECan has approved a farm environment plan (FEP) template for use by farmers under the new Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan.

Published in Management
Thursday, 21 February 2019 11:05

Native plantings paying dividends

Mid-Canterbury farmer John Evans is reaping the benefits of native plantings on his farm, in the form of improved pollination and pest control.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 08:25

Lakes in for a clean-up by farmers

Fonterra is backing a farmer-led project to protect water quality in Bay of Plenty lakes.

Published in General News

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