Displaying items by tag: climate change

Federated Farmers Waikato president Andrew McGiven believes animal numbers would have to be effectively halved to meet the 2050 target set by the Government's new Zero Carbon Amendment Bill.

Published in General News

Deer Industry New Zealand is disappointed by the government’s recently announced emissions reduction targets for agriculture.

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 May 2019 10:30

Embrace change or die

Cheese without the cow, synthetic meat, robotics and gene editing were among the topics discussed at the inaugural Grow 2019 Agri Summit last week in Christchurch. 

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 May 2019 08:11

New developments for global food production

Cellular meat and molecular whiskey are among new developments taking over global food production, an international agri-summit recently heard in Christchurch.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 11:02

Agriculture included in Climate Change Bill

The Government is today introducing the long-awaited Climate Change Bill with agriculture included.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 11:55

Unqualified ideas on climate change

There is a mish-mash of information available on climate change, some of which originates from people who are not qualified to speak on the subject, says Ministry of Primary Industries’ chief science advisor, John Roche.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 09:55

Is reducing cow numbers the answer?

The argument over whether New Zealand has too many cows is a regional issue, not a national issue, according to Ministry of Primary Industries’ chief science advisor, John Roche.

Published in General News
Sunday, 21 April 2019 09:54

A licence to farm — Editorial

The Government has a clear message for farmers: ignore climate change at your peril.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 09:04

What to do on greenhouse gases?

Farmers are unsure about what they can and should do to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, says the director of the NZ Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Centre.

Published in General News

New survey research, released today, shows farmers are focused on sustainability and the impacts of climate change more than ever.

Published in General News

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