Displaying items by tag: climate change

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 14:21

Research on vineyard hail damage

A new research project will help inform vineyard recovery strategies following hail, after three separate events hit New Zealand vineyards last spring.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 18 March 2020 14:17

Climate change in Rheingau

One of Germany’s renowned wine regions is under threat because of climate change.

Published in Industry
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 09:55

Expect more acute events – O’Connor

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.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 09:11

Climate change deals ‘too complicated’

Both policymakers and scientists are struggling to deal with the issues of climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, says an expert.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 March 2020 07:20

No need to destroy the perfect way of farming

OPINION: Why are we accusing farming and in particularly dairy farming for being the cause, at least here in NZ, for global warming?

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 12:57

How to prepare for a changing climate

New research reveals how pastoral farm systems will likely be impacted by climate change.

Published in General News
Friday, 21 February 2020 12:15

‘Cows can help reverse 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.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 08:37

Saving us from ourselves

OPINION: The Government's policy to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions in New Zealand is working directly against the goals of the Paris Accord.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 08:13

Realism or rhetoric? — Editorial

OPINION: In theory everyone is happy with the deal struck between the Government and the agricultural sector over emissions.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 31 October 2019 10:55

Seaweed could bust methane 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.

Published in Management