Displaying items by tag: climate change

Friday, 21 February 2020 12:15

‘Cows can help reverse global warming’

Cows and pasture are not the villains in climate change, but could instead be our saviours, says Hawke’s Bay farmer, soil scientist and consultant Phyllis Tichinin.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 08:37

Saving us from ourselves

OPINION: The Government's policy to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions in New Zealand is working directly against the goals of the Paris Accord.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 08:13

Realism or rhetoric? — Editorial

OPINION: In theory everyone is happy with the deal struck between the Government and the agricultural sector over emissions.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 31 October 2019 10:55

Seaweed could bust methane emissions

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor is predicting huge international demand for a native seaweed if research proves its worth as a potential methane buster for agriculture.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 12:00

Farmers ‘better board the emissions train’

The emissions train is leaving the station and farmers need to be aboard, says DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 10:40

At last a deal on climate change — Editorial

OPINION: Primary sector bosses and Government ministers waxed lyrical at a news conference at Parliament on the new deal on agricultural emissions.

Published in Opinion

Farmers continue to oppose agriculture entering the Emissions Trading Scheme.

Published in General News
Thursday, 24 October 2019 09:56

Farm level emissions priced by 2025

The Government and farming leaders are joining forces to measure and price emissions at farm level by 2025.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 12:55

Sheep and beef doing its bit

No increase in stock numbers in the sheep and beef sector is anticipated as the industry moves towards carbon neutrality, says Beef + Lamb NZ head of nutrition Fiona Windle.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 October 2019 14:53

Methane reducing cattle feed one step closer

The Government is backing a project that could substantially reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions from cattle.

Published in General News