Thursday, 18 July 2019 12:55

Innovation key to sustainable farming

Third generation North Canterbury farmer Roscoe Taggart believes that continuous innovation is vital for sustainable arable farming.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 01 May 2019 08:24

Sustainability and New Zealand Wine

In part two of a series breaking down the six questions answered by the PwC Strategic Review, Tessa Nicholson looks at the question of Sustainability and its place within the New Zealand wine industry.

Published in Industry
Monday, 29 April 2019 08:25

Sustainability in business

The term sustainability comes with a great deal of corporate greenwash, Geoff Thorpe of Riversun says.

Published in General News

Fonterra, take a bow.

Published in Opinion
Sunday, 28 October 2018 07:55

Award for Northland farmer project

A Northland farmer-led extension programme which will eventually involve 245 dairy farmers across Northland has won a national award for economic development.

Published in General News
Sunday, 12 February 2017 08:55

Defining ‘sustainable’ really important

Industry giant Unilever has reported that one in five (21%) consumers “would choose a brand based on the belief that it was produced sustainably”.

Published in Opinion

Farm comparison work will start soon to support scientifically the claim that a biologically active fertiliser system now used on 200 dairy farms reduces environmental impacts and raises profits.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 October 2016 14:28

Assessment key to success of Irish programme

An assessment tool known as the Carbon Navigator is used to assess each beef and dairy farm under Ireland's sustainability scheme Origin Green.

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
Friday, 29 April 2016 14:55

Planner gives bird’s-eye view

Dairy farmers in 2013 committed to the Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord which requires them to have a riparian management plan by 2020.

Published in Management
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