The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
A large foreign-financed but New Zealand owned investment company has brought a big station in the Wairarapa for forestry development.
OPINION: Your canine crusader finds it ironic that the pompously self-proclaimed ‘champion’ of the provinces and ‘first citizen’ of regional NZ, Shane Jones, is single handedly destroying the regions.
A new lobby group is calling for an immediate halt to the government’s plans to plant a billon trees, saying it will damage the environment and harm New Zealand’s rural economy.
The government is looking at how to get more trees planted as a key part of meeting its Paris agreement obligations, says Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett.
The cost and benefits of planting trees to help mitigate environmental effects of dairy farming need to be shared by us all to succeed, a new study says.
The cost and benefits of planting trees to help mitigate environmental effects of dairy farming need to be shared by us all for it to succeed, a new study says.
Farmers wanting information about planting and managing trees in the working landscape will soon be able to access a new online – and free – database.
WINTER IS traditionally a good time for planting trees as soil temperatures are low and the roots can more easily acclimatise to any new environment they’re planted in. So it’s timely to talk about how using trees to create shelterbelts on farms can provide a range of environmental, economic and animal welfare benefits.