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
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 11:41

Save the planet, eat meat

The Hound had a bit of a giggle when he saw a recent US study that reveals a diet heavy in some fruit and vegetables does the planet more harm than eating meat.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 15:38

A licence to farm for the next 25 years

A Rangitikei farming family is able to look to the future with certainty, having secured a 25-year controlled land use consent.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 14:53

Tribute to environment champion

The Queen Elizabeth II National Trust has paid tribute to environmentalist Gordon Stephenson, who passed away last month.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 23 December 2015 15:55

West Coast farmers show the way

Bucking public perception of dirty dairying – fanned by environmental groups and mainstream media reporting – West Coast dairy farmers have played a big part in cleaning up the biggest waterway in the region.

Published in General News
Sunday, 13 December 2015 07:56

Hashtag slogans no way to fix climate change

The global climate change conference in Paris drew a record number of world leaders to the opening last week. Federated Farmers dairy industry group chair Andrew Hoggard looks at the debate.

Published in Opinion

The water quality target of the West Coast's Lake Brunner has been achieved five years ahead of schedule, says Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith.

Published in General News

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