Friday, July 1, 2022

Emissions


Methane issue is far from settled

Methane issue is far from settled

ByKeith WoodfordJun 23, 2022
In late May, the eleven rural-industry partners in He Waka Eke Noa (HWEN) reached internal compromises that were sufficient for all to sign-up to a joint greenhouse gas (GHG) document, which laid out the bones of how they think agriculture’s…

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

ByGerald PiddockJun 16, 2022
New Zealand farming leaders are hoping science rather than politics prevails when the Government decides the fate of He Waka Eke Noa (HWEN) later this year. The plan put forward…

HWEN recommends farmers own their emissions

ByRichard RennieJun 8, 2022
Responsibility for reducing greenhouse gas emissions will be falling firmly within the farm gate if the Government accepts the He Waka Eke Noa partnership’s recommendations for how agriculture is to…


R&D funds welcomed

R&D funds welcomed

BySonita ChandarMay 30, 2022
Industry bodies are pleased the Government has come to the party and committed $339 million for research and development to…
Pro-farming Emission Reduction Plan pleases

Pro-farming Emission Reduction Plan pleases

ByAlan EmersonMay 19, 2022
I listened to the announcement of the Government’s Emission Reduction Plan (ERP), fully expecting it to be excessively prescriptive and…
Real action starts after 2025 for agriculture

Real action starts after 2025 for agriculture

ByBusinessDeskMay 16, 2022
The Government will pour a further $338.8 million over the next four years into new science and commercialisation of new…
Longer felling period to build better forest choices

Longer felling period to build better forest choices

ByRichard RennieMay 4, 2022
Extending plantation forestry rotation lengths to 50 years could take pressure off rural communities feeling under siege by the loss…
Get your on-farm sustainability questions answered

Get your on-farm sustainability questions answered

ByStaff reporterMay 3, 2022
Dairy Women’s Network and ASB Bank are hosting a live webinar, On-farm Sustainability, on Tuesday, May 10. The webinar will…
Farm forestry workshops for hill country farmers

Farm forestry workshops for hill country farmers

ByStaff reporterMay 1, 2022
A farm forestry roadshow rolling out across the central North Island in late May will be an opportunity for hill…
Load More