Displaying items by tag: climate change
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.
OPINION: The Government's policy to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions in New Zealand is working directly against the goals of the Paris Accord.
OPINION: In theory everyone is happy with the deal struck between the Government and the agricultural sector over 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.
The emissions train is leaving the station and farmers need to be aboard, says DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle.
OPINION: Primary sector bosses and Government ministers waxed lyrical at a news conference at Parliament on the new deal on agricultural emissions.
The Government and farming leaders are joining forces to measure and price emissions at farm level by 2025.