Displaying items by tag: climate change

Thursday, 13 October 2016 14:43

Dealing with restricted water

With climate change will come more extremes of weather. That could well mean more sustained periods of drought in some of our major grape growing regions, especially Marlborough.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 13:13

Emissions target “won’t be easy”

New Zealand’s Paris target, of 30% reduction in 2005 emissions levels by 2030, is fair and ambitious, and will not be easy to reach, says Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett.

Published in General News
Monday, 19 September 2016 10:50

$3m for climate change projects

Thirteen research projects have received funding approvals totalling $3.1 million through MPI’s Sustainable Land Management and Climate Change (SLMACC) research programme.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 12 July 2016 16:15

Is dairying off the radar?

Climate change, pests and erosion -- rather than dairy --have been singled out by the parliamentary commissioner for the environment as the big issues facing the land in NZ.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 12 July 2016 10:55

Kiwis have no idea what’s going on

Do kiwis know what's happening in dairying?

Published in General News

Federated Farmers is on board with challenges laid down by Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 08:36

No handbrake on dairy

The Government will not stifle the growth of the dairy industry to limit its impact on the environment, says Deputy Prime Minister Bill English.

Published in General News

Selective breeding of cattle and sheep and adjusting rumen biology will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Published in General News
Friday, 11 March 2016 15:55

Change dairy systems to lift returns

By 2025 the NZ dairy industry could be emitting 25% less greenhouse gases, 40% fewer pathogens and nitrogen, and earning 60-100% more profit.

Published in Opinion
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