OPINION: Credit where due, NZ Herald at least reported that agricultural leadership had pitched in to do its bit.
The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Simon Upton, has repeated his call for a full independent review of Overseer before any widespread adoption of it as a regulatory tool.
The key to using a catch crop to reduce onfarm nitrate leaching is to get it in the ground as soon as possible after winter feeding, says Plant and Food scientist Dr Brendon Malcolm.
The Government is being called on to offer official guidance on how regional councils should use the nutrient measurement tool Overseer.
Ballance chief executive Mark Wynne says criticism of the nutrient management tool Overseer is “very old-school”.