Sunday, July 3, 2022


Book highlights soils’ value to NZ

Book highlights soils’ value to NZ

ByRichard RennieJan 20, 2022
Professor David Lowe hopes the Soils of Aotearoa will become a reference for farmers and academics alike.For the first time in a generation, anyone with a connection to soils and their management has a new text to reach for –…

Helping to make science useful

ByColin WilliscroftDec 20, 2021
When it comes to demonstrating science to those who could benefit from it, Trish Fraser likes to get out in the field. Photo: Plant & Food ResearchWhen Trish Fraser arrived…

Mapping surface erosion on a national scale

ByColin WilliscroftDec 7, 2021
AgResearch landscape scientist Mitchell Donovan says the map will help gauge where land is susceptible to soil loss.The first national-scale map of surface erosion in New Zealand has been developed,…

Good soil management the key to sustainable irrigation

ByStaff reporterNov 22, 2021
Angus Aitken, son George and wife Elise. The Canterbury couple have been named the supreme winners of the 2021 Zimmatic Trailblazer Sustainable Irrigation awards. Photo: Jess McGhieCanterbury farmer Angus Aitken…

Primary sector scientists awarded prestigious medals

Primary sector scientists awarded prestigious medals

ByRichard RennieNov 18, 2021
Professors Keith Cameron and Hong Di were awarded the esteemed Pickering medal for the commercial and scientific contribution their technology…
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