Friday, 08 February 2019 17:11

Stop the sniping — Editorial

OPINION: They say when you point a finger at someone in condemnation you have three fingers pointing back at yourself.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 21 January 2019 11:55

Canty water clean-up well underway

How are Canterbury farmers doing their bit to help the environment? Environment Canterbury chairman Steve Lowndes explains.

Published in Management
Monday, 10 December 2018 10:32

Deer farmer no quitter

When 300mm of rain fell in four hours and blew out a year’s worth of environmental mitigation work, Steve Borland admits “it just about broke me”.

Published in Management
Thursday, 29 November 2018 13:55

Farm moves starting to add up

A range of environmental moves by farmers across the country are starting to deliver results. 

Published in Management
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 12:41

Farm advisors helping improve water quality

Fonterra's director of sustainability Carolyn Mortland says she is very heartened by the work farmers are putting into the environment.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 11:30

Natural areas plan could affect farmers

 Local councils may soon be required to map significant natural areas in their plans, likely impacting farmers.

Published in General News
Sunday, 28 October 2018 07:55

Award for Northland farmer project

A Northland farmer-led extension programme which will eventually involve 245 dairy farmers across Northland has won a national award for economic development.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 October 2018 12:55

Bag of ‘tools’ to save environment

No ‘magic bullet’ exists for managing a farm environmental footprint, says Ngai Tahu Farming’s general manager of dairy, Shane Kelly.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 14:55

Farmers step in to help protect kiwi

It's an early winter morning, dark and chilly, but Northland dairy farmer Jane Hutchings couldn’t be happier.  

Published in Management
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 10:55

Emissions target had better be right

The Government says it will be important to set the right 2050 target in its Zero Carbon Bill. 

Published in General News

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