Displaying items by tag: climate change
OPINION: Media bias against farming isn’t new in this country, but the level of ignorance among journalists is off the charts these days.
OPINION: It can only get harder to farm during the next 10 to 20 years — but pasture-based mitigation techniques can help.
Primary sector leaders have come together to make an unprecedented commitment to reducing and mitigating agricultural emissions.
Farmers are working hard to help the environment, but the ‘quoted experts’ need to work hard too, explains Greg Jarratt, vet and director of Matamata Veterinary Services.
Environment Minister David Parker recently told a Forest & Bird meeting about the Productive and Sustainable Land Use package unveiled in the Budget. Here are excerpts from his speech.
Farmers are being urged to have their say — via the internet — on the Government’s proposed Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill.
Real money and real commitment in the government’s Budget will help farmers make necessary changes to their farming systems, says the Minister of Agriculture, Damien O’Connor.