UK vegans are demanding a law change to ban discrimination against plant-based eaters in workplaces.
A Woodville, Tararua dairy farmer is halving his dairy shed power bill with a solar power system he will pay for in six years. And it has no batteries. Peter Burke reports.
Farmers installing solar power can now get a better return from it than from farming itself, a solar power installer claims.
With the silly, busy season about to happen – and with margins tighter than ever – it might be worth considering a few salient points to save fuel in the trusty farm tractor.
Once again, it has been a year of pleasing results from industry, incidents and the dairy sector, the annual compliance monitoring report compiled by Environment Southland has found.
Energy blitzes at Fonterra's 36 sites identified 900 initiatives for energy efficiency, says Fonterra energy manager, Linda Thompson.
One of the world’s largest processors of sheep meat, Alliance Group Limited, aims to reduce carbon emissions by 3,300 tonnes over the next three years.
Australian dairy farmers are unhappy with a new energy white paper unveiled this month by the Federal Government.
Westpac and Meridian Energy are giving farmers easier access to solar energy, with potential savings on power bills in the thousands each year.