Displaying items by tag: climate change

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 11:55

Just 0.04% of global emissions

While New Zealand dairy may be a big chunk of this country’s inventory of greenhouse gas emissions (about 25%) it is relatively small as a component of total global emissions, says Fonterra chief scientist Jeremy Hill.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 August 2019 10:25

Methane inhibitor facing hurdles

Farmers are urging the Government to help register a novel methane inhibitor for cow rumens.

Published in General News
Friday, 02 August 2019 12:23

Change tune — Editorial

OPINION: New Zealand's farming sector is often targeted by any number of different pressure groups wanting to blame it for one or other of the world’s problems.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 02 August 2019 10:55

Science and fairness asked for by farmers

OPINION: Climate change is a hefty challenge, and sheep and beef farmers feel its effects in more frequent floods and extreme droughts.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 31 July 2019 11:55

Farm lobbies propose a better way

All the agricultural sector groups pointed to their willingness to work with the Government.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 31 July 2019 10:55

Website aims to help with farm emissions

New technologies will help reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions. But meanwhile farmers must remain as efficient as possible.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 31 July 2019 08:55

How strong is the goodwill?

The primary sector is sceptical about whether the Government’s plans to move on climate change issues will actually incentivise farmers to make changes on farm to reduce gas emissions. Peter Burke reports.

Published in General News

A global animal health company that has developed a novel methane inhibitor for cows’ rumens says it has hit a regulatory roadblock in New Zealand.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 July 2019 13:55

A united primary sector at last — Editorial

OPINION: The united and unprecedented stand taken last week at Parliament was historic.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 11:55

Ag sector’s vision

He Waka Eke Noa (Our Future in Our Hands) is the agri sector’s blueprint and commitment to dealing with climate change.

Published in General News