Displaying items by tag: environmental

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. 

Published in General News
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.

Published in General News
Sunday, 28 May 2017 07:55

Farming will cop environmental tsunami

Environmental awareness is a “tsunami coming down on us,” says the sheep breeding programme manager for Focus Genetics, Richard Lee.

Published in General News

Ballance Agri-Nutrients is confident that Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord targets around nutrient data collection and efficiency reporting will continue to lift.

Published in General News
Saturday, 23 April 2016 10:55

Environmental showcase ‘good farm practice’

Environmental initiatives began as just good farming practice for the first-ever supreme winners of the Auckland Ballance Farm Environment Awards (BFEA).

Published in Management
Friday, 22 April 2016 10:55

Upgrade for farm menus

Farmers are being offered extra environmental protection advice through an upgraded version of the hugely popular "farm menus".

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 07:55

Farm plans improve environmental outcome on farm

Barrhill farmer Malcolm Cairns says the farm environment plan (FEP) process gives farmers practical tools to improve environmental and economic outcomes.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 11:55

New meat man sets out his priorities

Dealing with environmental issues is a key priority for the new chief executive of Beef + Lamb NZ, Sam McIvor.

Published in General News

Northland landowners keen to secure heavily subsidised poplars and willows to help control erosion and protect water quality should get in quick.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 08:55

Southland Community Environment Awards open

If you're an environmental enthusiast on your farm then the Southland Community Environment Awards are your opportunity to shine.

Published in General News
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