Displaying items by tag: climate change
A new research project will help inform vineyard recovery strategies following hail, after three separate events hit New Zealand vineyards last spring.
Preparedness for dealing with acute adverse climatic events is going to have to be a part of mainstream farm practice, says Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor.
Both policymakers and scientists are struggling to deal with the issues of climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, says an expert.
OPINION: Why are we accusing farming and in particularly dairy farming for being the cause, at least here in NZ, for 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.
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.