New research contradicts the ‘closed loop’ theory of grassland GHG sequestration wiping out the emissions of the livestock grazing it.
Dairy company partners with Global Methane Hub to speed up research into practical solutions.
Methane mitigation pioneer recognised on first Time 100 list of climate innovators.
AgriZero funds companies developing tech to help NZ farms meet emissions goals.
Dairy farmers asked for a 10% reduction, and sheep and beef 9%.
Large-scale land use change is underway – and a farmer’s best strategy is to stay informed, says Andrew Watters of MyFarm.
Ballance Agri-Nutrients science and strategy manager Warwick Catto unpacks the ethical obligations of ecological reporting.
Move supports Nestlé’s own ambition to reduce GHG throughout value chain.
Co-op hopes to cut ‘emissions intensity’ by 30% less than 2018 levels within the next six years.
Denying the science seems an unpromising way for certain agri sectors to go about convincing urban NZ of the reasonableness of their position, says Canterbury University Professor of Physics David Frame.
Federated Farmers says gathering with other dairy sector leaders helped seeing the big picture – and how New Zealand compares.
Sliding scale of hit on profitability depending on hypothetical amount due.
While ag in NZ dithers, ‘no one in Ireland is questioning the need to reduce emissions’, says AgriTech NZ CEO.
AgResearch creates a portable chamber that can measure cattle emissions on farm.
The effectiveness of seaweed and seaweed extracts is currently being tested in research involving NZ industries and scientists.
Land uses changes are threatening the national livestock tally and the viability of rural communities, Allan Barber says.
Agri innovation on the agenda when world’s top scientists, indigenous scholars and policymakers gather in 2025.
Clean Car Discount hailed as successful by prime minister.
Green Directive designed to root out unsubstantiated claims on climate impact of goods and services.
In 2021 gross GHG emissions declined 0.7%, largely thanks to agri cuts.
Roslyn Downs is closing in on its targets gram by gram, lamb by lamb.
More than 90% of dairy and livestock producers have done the calculations on greenhouse gas emissions from their farms.
Commerical forestry launches High Court action against proposed new fee structure.
Farmers Weekly asks New Zealand’s six biggest parties to spell out their policies for the primary sector.
From the essential oils in the wildflowers to the shape of the land, every aspect of farming on a Canterbury farmlet is being scrutinised and analysed in the service of finding a better way.
‘We think full transparency on our emissions profile is vital for our social licence.’
The target, once it is revealed, will be based around emissions intensity and efficiencies.
Generic environmental labelling banned along with claims based on emissions offsetting.
Basket of complementary policies proposed in Labour Party's ‘climate manifesto’.
Federated Farmers say the Climate Change Commission to take this significant new research into account and set targets based on a climate warming approach.
EU moves to clip on an emissions surcharge for all ships into their ports.
‘If anything, other sectors of the economy have been asked to do the heavy lifting to compensate for the lack of action on agricultural emissions.’
Next year’s review will take into account new report on methane metrics.
New study raises questions about how GHG emissions are measured.
Round of meetings to discuss emissions reduction and other environmental issues in Ireland and UK.
Pricing should not be left for ministers to set, says climate change minister.
Physics professor unpacks the latest thinking about agri and other emissions.
O’Connor says critics need to spell out their position for levy payers.
‘Pricing emissions will not give us the outcome we want,’ BLNZ says.