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Seeka sets sights on being carbon neutral

Seeka sets sights on being carbon neutral

ByBusinessDeskJun 30, 2022
New Zealand’s largest kiwifruit grower Seeka is on its way to being carbon neutral by 2050 but still plans to expand. “We operate in fast-growing industries, and we intend to continue expanding through a planned increase in New Zealand kiwifruit…

Govt boosts funds to reduce food waste

ByAnnette ScottJun 30, 2022
The Government has boosted the coffers to further help minimise the waste of surplus edible food. This comes as a recent survey reveals Kiwis household food waste habits have taken…

Top-notch beef, zero carbon

ByAnnette ScottJun 21, 2022
New Zealand-grown beef with a net carbon zero footprint has hit the supermarket shelves in the United States and Ben Ensor’s Angus beef is part of the programme. The launch…

NZ first to price emissions, but won’t be the last

Earlier this month, New Zealand made world headlines for “taxing burping cows and sheep” when the Primary Sector Climate Action Partnership – He Waka Eke Noa submitted its recommendations to…


Sector hopes science, not politics, prevails in HWEN pricing

Sector hopes science, not politics, prevails in HWEN pricing

ByGerald PiddockJun 16, 2022
New Zealand farming leaders are hoping science rather than politics prevails when the Government decides the fate of He Waka…
Standards the key to achieving premiums for wool

Standards the key to achieving premiums for wool

ByStaff reporterJun 14, 2022
Bremworth chief executive Greg Smith says the New Zealand Farm Assurance programme should be the minimum standard that all farmers…
Foresters say HWEN too little, too late

Foresters say HWEN too little, too late

ByRichard RennieJun 14, 2022
The He Waka Eke Noa (HWEN) initiative has been panned by forestry for its lack of incentives or advice to…
Carbon auction could result in a stable carbon price

Carbon auction could result in a stable carbon price

ByBusinessDeskJun 14, 2022
The second carbon auction of the year on Wednesday is expected to be steady as she goes for carbon prices.…
Oat milk cementing itself as preferred dairy alternative

Oat milk cementing itself as preferred dairy alternative

Plant-based milk continues to grow in popularity, with oat milk slowly edging closer to being the preferred dairy-based milk substitute…
HWEN comes at a cost

HWEN comes at a cost

ByGerald PiddockJun 9, 2022
Dairy farmers could expect to pay an extra $6200 and a hill country sheep and beef farmer $7200 a year…
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