Saturday, 05 December 2015 13:55

Non-compliance at all-time low for Southland

Once again, it has been a year of pleasing results from industry, incidents and the dairy sector, the annual compliance monitoring report compiled by Environment Southland has found.

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"We already have low-emission climate-friendly farming practices – it's called organic farming," says Marion Thomson, co-chair of Soil & Health.

Published in General News
Thursday, 03 December 2015 10:37

Soil key to limiting global warming - expert

Soil's ability to store carbon and contain greenhouse gases could globally limit climate warming, says a University of Sydney expert.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 16:34

Farmers need to be heard on environmental plans

The environment is one of the biggest issues facing sheep and beef farmers, says the northern Beef + Lamb NZ farmer council chairman Andrew McKenzie.

Published in General News
Friday, 27 November 2015 10:30

Farmers push to improve river health

The efforts of farmers to improve the health of the Piako River in the Waikato region have been recognised.

Published in General News
Friday, 27 November 2015 10:22

Freshwater management recommendations out

The Land and Water Forum (LWF) today outlined new consensus recommendations needed to improve management of fresh water.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 November 2015 09:15

Northland plans staged freshwater policy

The Northland Regional Council plans to progressively implement a national policy on freshwater management over the next decade.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 November 2015 14:57

Paying the price for our hot air

New Zealand is liable internationally for agricultural emissions, but the Government (taxpayers as a whole) pays for them, despite agriculture contributing nearly half the country's greenhouse gases.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 12 November 2015 16:00

Public views sought on environment topics

Farmers should have their say on what the priorities should be for environmental reporting.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 November 2015 14:58

A big bouquet for grassroots environmentalists

Being a dairy farmer and an environmentalist, I have been perplexed by the banter and politicking over the regional council's One Plan implementation.

Published in Opinion

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