Thursday, July 7, 2022

Sustainability


Live and let live

Live and let live

BySteve Wyn-HarrisJul 7, 2022
Last week my email inbox filled up with people wanting to know what I thought about the Country Calendar episode on Lake Hawea Station. I hadn’t seen it, but had it taped, so I sat down to watch knowing there…

Govt boosts funds to reduce food waste

ByAnnette ScottJun 30, 2022
The Government has boosted the coffers to further help minimise the waste of surplus edible food. This comes as a recent survey reveals Kiwis household food waste habits have taken…

Native plantings count for credits from new startup

ByRichard RennieJun 29, 2022
Combining cutting-edge AI tech with companies’ growing desire for transparency around indigenous carbon forests has created a new income opportunity for farmers and landowners. Nelson-based company CarbonCrop has released its…

Top-notch beef, zero carbon

ByAnnette ScottJun 21, 2022
New Zealand-grown beef with a net carbon zero footprint has hit the supermarket shelves in the United States and Ben Ensor’s Angus beef is part of the programme. The launch…


Sustainability: the new business as usual

Sustainability: the new business as usual

ByBusinessDeskJun 13, 2022
Sustainable Business Network chief executive Rachel Brown has been in the business of sustainability for more than 30 years –…
Drystock takes hit under methane scheme

Drystock takes hit under methane scheme

ByRichard RennieJun 10, 2022
Fifteen percent of the country’s drystock farmers can expect to take a hit of at least 10% on their net…
Farm gate emissions scheme cuts ETS link

Farm gate emissions scheme cuts ETS link

ByRichard RennieJun 10, 2022
The He Waka Eke Noa (HWEN) choice of a farm-based emissions reduction plan recognises agriculture’s unique greenhouse gas profile where…
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…
HWEN comes at a cost

HWEN comes at a cost

ByGerald PiddockJun 9, 2022
Dairy farmers could expect to pay an extra $6200 and a hill country sheep and beef farmer $7200 a year…
HWEN recommends farmers own their emissions

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…
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