Wednesday, 22 May 2019 08:37

Climate change may impact kiwifruit

Climate change may force the kiwifruit industry to look for new places to grow its vines – especially the green hayward variety.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 15:38

Climate change and our wine regions

Climate change was a topic that came up time and again during the Bragato Conference. New Zealand Winegrowers and NIWA have begun researching what impact it will have on our wine regions.

Published in General News
Saturday, 15 September 2018 08:55

Are you ready to withstand a big dry?

European scientists are forecasting that the next four years could be unusually warm.

Published in Management
Friday, 14 September 2018 09:43

From riparian plants to pharmaceuticals

DairyNZ and NIWA are jointly looking for riparian plant options that not only benefit the environment, but lend themselves to fodder for stock, food for humans, and even pharmaceutical making.

Published in Management
Thursday, 14 December 2017 14:55

Be prepared for drought

Plan now how you will manage for drought this summer, says DairyNZ.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 12:55

Leading on the riparian way

DairyNZ is working on several projects designed to help farmers to do a better, more efficient and cost effective job in riparian planting, with the goal of improving water quality.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 10:55

Real-time farm data to help run business

An array of sensors in the paddocks providing real-time information about what is happening all over the farm is now a reality.

Published in General News
Monday, 27 March 2017 11:38

New tool for measuring drought

A new tool has been launched to monitor drought in New Zealand’s regions.

Published in General News
Friday, 09 December 2016 07:55

Warm, wet weather may signal FE

With NIWA signalling warm, wet conditions across the North Island over December, farmers are being encouraged to take preventive measures against facial eczema (FE).

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 14 October 2016 10:55

New institute for freshwater management

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has announced the creation of a new freshwater institute between NIWA and the University of Waikato.

Published in General News
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