Displaying items by tag: water

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 07:55

Council tasked with making unworkable work

Following a meeting between farmer representatives and environment and ag ministers, Environment Southland will be setting up a local advisory group for freshwater rules.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 06:55

Farmers try to rectify mistakes

After hearing about problems with the Government’s new freshwater regulations, Tony Cleland organised a meeting between farmer representatives and the Ministers for the Environment and Agriculture.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 05:55

New water rules muddy waters

More revelations about the impracticality of the Governments’ new freshwater regulations debacle have emerged.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 September 2020 10:59

Good production needs clean water

How important is clean water for cows?

Published in Management
Wednesday, 16 September 2020 10:21

Plant producers want priority access to water

Priority access to water heads the NZ Plant Producers (NZPP) election manifesto released today.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 09 September 2020 08:05

Connections key to future rural sector success

Challenges facing the rural sector reinforce the need to work together and ensure linkages are strong and smart, according to Dr Amanda Bell.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 05:55

Govt ignored advice

Despite Government and officials ignoring farmer and industry advice, farmers are determined to do the right thing for water quality, says Beef+Lamb NZ CEO Sam McIvor.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 September 2020 08:48

The putting right that counts — Editorial

OPINION: It could be argued that consultation was a meaningless exercise when the Government asked for submissions last year on its major water reforms.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 14:32

Drought-tolerant rootstocks

Large and small companies are seeking strategies to reduce their water use and impact on the environment and to mitigate risk in drought years.

Published in Industry

Federated Farmers says the government is finally acknowledging it has released freshwater regulations that will not work on farms.

Published in General News
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