Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Sustainability


Ag left rudderless amid sustainability challenges

Ag left rudderless amid sustainability challenges

Richard RennieMay 14, 2024
Where is New Zealand’s Green Deal setting out clear directions for farmers, asks Organics Aotearoa CEO.

NZ has a good story to tell in China

Guest writerMay 8, 2024
Sustainability is becoming more front-of-mind in the huge market – and we have a head start.

Why Devold no longer buys wool at auction

Guest writerApr 9, 2024
Sheep to Shop is a direct route that bypasses the selling floor to buy directly from NZ farmers.

A Storey of sustainability with 25,000 native trees

Farmers WeeklyApr 8, 2024
Te Awamutu dairy farming family adds to native forest that was fenced off decades ago.


A bottom line that counts natural beauty, too

A bottom line that counts natural beauty, too

Farmers WeeklyApr 4, 2024
Motumatai couple win Ballance award for all round excellence in sustainability.
Wake up and smell the plant-based future

Wake up and smell the plant-based future

Guest writerMar 18, 2024
A sustainability consultant asks: Do NZ farming leaders not know we face a climate crisis?
Fonterra’s greener milk run starts

Fonterra’s greener milk run starts

Richard RennieMar 18, 2024
Farmgate data lauded by global customers in multi-pronged approach to cutting emissions.
Environmental effort that’s for the birds

Environmental effort that’s for the birds

Farmers WeeklyMar 12, 2024
Farmers making a difference to wildlife are set to gather for the Dairy Environment Leaders forum in Wellington.
Tough task ahead for global ag

Tough task ahead for global ag

Richard RennieMar 6, 2024
The OECD’s head of trade and agriculture sets out the triple challenges facing food producers worldwide.
Exporters urged to go hard on soft power

Exporters urged to go hard on soft power

Richard RennieFeb 13, 2024
NZ Story survey picks up humanity and sustainability as qualities Kiwis are known for.
The gift of time and care

The gift of time and care

David EadeJan 16, 2024
David Eade looks forward to a time when Kiwi farmers are revered for the meticulous attention they pay their products.
Harvesting trust in food and farming

Harvesting trust in food and farming

Guest writerJan 9, 2024
Social licence is a key ingredient in building a thriving sector, says Katie Henderson.
NZ aligns with global sustainable beef goals

NZ aligns with global sustainable beef goals

Hugh StringlemanDec 15, 2023
Goals support vision of NZ beef as the world’s most sustainable beef.
Rural professionals’ contribution to sustainability in focus

Rural professionals’ contribution to sustainability in focus

Annette ScottSep 28, 2023
Local scenarios with practical applications explored.
Northland peanut trials resume after soggy spell

Northland peanut trials resume after soggy spell

Farmers WeeklySep 5, 2023
Peanut crops add nitrogen and restore soil, making them a great rotational crop.
Productivity and sustainability go hand in hand for Wairarapa duo

Productivity and sustainability go hand in hand for Wairarapa duo

Charlie WilliamsonAug 22, 2023
Plenty of new projects in their 20 years of farming are paying off massively for Masterton sheep and beef farmers Matt and Lynley Wyeth.
westgold-butter

Westland in top 5% for ethical management

Farmers WeeklyAug 1, 2023
Company thanks suppliers as it steps up to gold status for first time.
Spotlight on emissions will transform the market

Spotlight on emissions will transform the market

Bryan GibsonJun 28, 2023
The climate disclosure regime affects around 200 organisations, including most companies listed on the NZX, large insurers, banks and fund managers, along with the NZ Super Fund and ACC.
Sustainability Hub puts environment on show at Mystery Creek

Sustainability Hub puts environment on show at Mystery Creek

Farmers WeeklyJun 1, 2023
‘Strategic decision’ to use the scale of Fieldays to help educate visitors and exhibitors.
The Udder Way to enjoy a morning coffee

The Udder Way to enjoy a morning coffee

Farmers WeeklyMay 30, 2023
NZ gets its first taste of reusable milk kegs that do away with single-use plastic milk bottles in cafés
Farsighted policy pays off in loan terms for Trevelyan

Farsighted policy pays off in loan terms for Trevelyan

Richard RennieMay 22, 2023
Company has been publishing annual sustainability reports since 2014, covering the same key areas as new ASB loan.
Waste not want not in database project

Waste not want not in database project

Richard RennieMay 18, 2023
Plan to match up those who have useful food production byproducts with those who can use them.
UC and ECan collaborate on science to support sustainability

UC and ECan collaborate on science to support sustainability

Annette ScottMay 5, 2023
At the heart of this collaboration is a commitment to create opportunities for more people to get involved in environmental studies and career pathways.
Aus firm produces world-first compostable plastic wrap

Aus firm produces world-first compostable plastic wrap

Neal WallaceApr 27, 2023
Great Wrap compostable pallet wrap made from food waste.
Tinaku Project marks three years, 40,000 trees

Tinaku Project marks three years, 40,000 trees

Farmers WeeklyApr 20, 2023
Plans underway to mark tree-planting projects success.
Tinaku Project celebrates three years, 40,000 trees

Tinaku Project celebrates three years, 40,000 trees

Farmers WeeklyApr 11, 2023
Over 40 riparian planting projects on catchment group members’ farms.
Major exporters welcome worldwide science-based targets initiative 

Major exporters welcome worldwide science-based targets initiative 

Neal WallaceMar 31, 2023
SFF says the transition to a low-carbon economy is an important opportunity to create new forms of value for NZ and position our farmers as climate innovators.
Brad Egan

Leadership needed as farming faces hard truths

Neal WallaceMar 24, 2023
Farm2Fork hears from agricultural pioneers about learning to ‘do more with less’.
Synlait emissions down in ‘challenging’ season

Synlait emissions down in ‘challenging’ season

BusinessDeskJan 26, 2023
‘Absolute’ on-farm emissions decreased despite growth in supply base.
UBCO chases 50% increase in capital

UBCO chases 50% increase in capital

Hugh StringlemanJan 25, 2023
Company eyes sales of 8000 electric work and outdoor recreational bikes next year.
Waipori station, dry yellow grassland with darker hills in the background.

Pāmu unveils plans to thin Otago herds

Neal WallaceJan 12, 2023
Up to 6000 deer and breeding cows to be dropped from farms in favour of regenerative planting.
Pāmu appoints sustainability panel

Pāmu appoints sustainability panel

Farmers WeeklyDec 12, 2022
‘Critical friend’ role for experts as company adapts to climate change.
‘How can we go green if we’re in the red?’

‘How can we go green if we’re in the red?’

Gerald PiddockDec 6, 2022
Irish agri tech founder points out familiar risks on NZ’s sustainability journey.
Show the world how good farming can be

Show the world how good farming can be

Steve Wyn-HarrisDec 5, 2022
Entering farm environment awards benefits your farm and sector, says Steve Wyn-Harris.
Getting shoppers to pay for greener pastures

Getting shoppers to pay for greener pastures

Annette ScottNov 25, 2022
Agri trailblazer shares tips for growing a market for restoratively farmed food.
Zero carbon is already a retail reality

Zero carbon is already a retail reality

Richard RennieNov 25, 2022
Tesco watching developments with interest, says food retailer’s agricultural sustainability manager.
Better diet could feed healthier land use

Better diet could feed healthier land use

Richard RennieNov 24, 2022
But report costing land use scenarios flags water plans’ hit to bottom line.
Peanut butter makes the cut in Kiwibank’s green finance drive

Peanut butter makes the cut in Kiwibank’s green finance drive

BusinessDeskNov 11, 2022
The bank aims to cut its business emissions and increase output by assessing the risks and opportunities in certain loans.
NZ joins global sustainable agriculture pledge

NZ joins global sustainable agriculture pledge

Farmers WeeklyNov 7, 2022
The declaration includes ensuring food security and nutrition for a growing global population, along with addressing environmental challenges.
LISTEN: Banking on a sustainable future

LISTEN: Banking on a sustainable future

Farmers WeeklyOct 21, 2022
Katie Vickers, a 2019 Kellogg Scholar, is on a mission to help regenerate our planet by influencing business practice to close the gap between purpose, people, and profit.
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