Wednesday, 05 December 2018 13:34

It’s World Soil Day!

New Zealand scientists are taking a leading role in the global effort to preserve and improve soil health. 

Published in General News
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
Monday, 12 November 2018 16:23

Protecting grapes from sunburn

How can you protect grapes from inevitable UV damage in summer?

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 15:42

Dealing with climate change

New Zealand is heading towards much warmer summers by the end of the century, along with more extremes in terms of heatwaves and short deluges.

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
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
Thursday, 25 October 2018 07:55

More forestry not anti-farming – claim

The forestry community doesn’t have an agenda to go out and shoot all livestock and replace them with pine trees, says David Rhodes, chief executive of the NZ Forest Owners’ Association.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 07:55

Only small methane cuts needed expert claims

A reduction of only 0.3% annually in methane emissions is required to ensure this gas no longer contributes to climate temperature warming, says Dave Frame, professor of climate change, Victoria University.

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, 17 October 2018 10:55

Good news coming for farmers on emissions

OPINION: I can now say with confidence that the conversation on agricultural emissions is in for a huge shake-up. 

Published in Opinion
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