Displaying items by tag: climate change

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 09:55

Synlait backs Zero Carbon Bill

South Canterbury processor Synlait is throwing its support behind the government’s “bold’ Zero Carbon Bill.

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Wednesday, 15 May 2019 08:55

Fonterra to support farmers meet target

Fonterra says the Government's new methane target is very ambitious and will need hefty spending on R&D to give farmers the solutions they need to achieve.

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Farmer reaction is mixed to the Government’s Zero Carbon Amendment Bill introduced into Parliament last week.

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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.

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

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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