Friday, July 1, 2022

Environment


A caper around the bay

A caper around the bay

BySteve Wyn-HarrisJun 21, 2022
Recently I attended a great Hawke’s Bay Farm Forestry field day at Te Awanga. It’s not somewhere most of you will have heard of but it’s a small area well worth visiting next time you are in this part of…

Sector calls for pause on biodiversity plan

ByNeal WallaceJun 20, 2022
Farming groups are asking the Government to pause or at least extend consultation on new biodiversity standards, saying the sector is being swamped with new environment-related legislation. Beef + Lamb…

Trying a different approach to dairying

ByGerald PiddockJun 20, 2022
A North Waikato farmer who has always wanted to have a closer relationship with the people who consume his milk, is now doing just that. Chris Falconer who milks 320…

Forest protection is noble, let’s value it

ByGuest writerJun 15, 2022
As a one-time employee of the Queen Elizabeth National Trust and also a forest covenantor, it was suggested to me recently that rewards for forest protection need updating.  In this…


Can agriculture meets its methane targets?

Can agriculture meets its methane targets?

ByKeith WoodfordJun 13, 2022
New Zealand agriculture is required to achieve a 10% reduction in its methane emissions by 2030. This is set down…
A collective approach to nutrient management

A collective approach to nutrient management

ByAnnette ScottJun 10, 2022
OverseerFM is proving a popular tool for grouping farmers to work together to understand and lower nutrient losses. The OverseerFM…
Land-use change report may lack practical application

Land-use change report may lack practical application

ByAllan BarberJun 9, 2022
A new report from Lincoln’s Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, The Matrix of Drivers: 2022 Update, presents a summary of…
Startup to unravel carbon tangle

Startup to unravel carbon tangle

ByRichard RennieJun 8, 2022
Unravel Carbon founder Marc Allen says with only eight years until firm climate targets have to be met, the proportion…
NZ farmers championing the environment

NZ farmers championing the environment

ByStaff reporterJun 5, 2022
Today is World Environment Day, the biggest international day for the environment.  In celebration of this important day, and the…
Some rural suppliers may avoid Three Waters

Some rural suppliers may avoid Three Waters

ByNeal WallaceJun 2, 2022
About 100 council-owned schemes that supply water for drinking and agricultural use could be sold to users and not included…
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