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
Monday, 24 September 2018 09:44

A good plan for sheep, beef farmers

Environmental compliance is already a common business practice in dairying and horticulture, and now sheep and beef farmers must devise farm environmental plans (FEP) — a daunting prospect for some. 

Published in Management

It was “incredibly confronting” for Taupo farmers to be told in about 2000 that their farms were polluting the lake and they would probably have to go, says Mike Barton, of Glen Emmreth Farm at Lake Taupo.

Published in General News

Want to earn or save a dollar while also reducing your impact on the environment? DairyNZ’s sustainability team shares 10 steps that will cost you little or nothing.

Published in General News
Monday, 04 December 2017 11:22

Livestock play vital environmental role

Food and environmental activists are on record as suggesting New Zealand should be ruminant-free to create a cleaner greener country.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 02 October 2017 13:55

Less replacements, less emissions

Lower replacement rates and higher body weight/lower stocking rates are the two most effective of five available ways of cutting dairy greenhouse gas emissions, a scientist has told a workshop for rural professionals.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 08 September 2017 09:55

Livestock play vital environmental role

Food and environmental activists are on record as suggesting New Zealand should be ruminant-free to create a cleaner greener country.

Published in Opinion
Saturday, 03 June 2017 08:55

Pledge to make rural waterways swimmable

The Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord is a rock solid commitment by dairy farmers that they are taking action to make rural waterways swimmable.

Published in General News

Demand for Plasback’s on-farm recycling service is growing so fast in Canterbury that the regional collector, McCarthy Contracting Ltd, now has a truck devoted to the task full-time.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 12:55

Report misses critical point – Guy

An OECD report missed a critical point in claiming NZ is reaching its environmental limits and criticising the government’s primary export targets.

Published in General News

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