5th August 2022 Farming / SFFF
The government is partnering with Ngāi Tahu Farming Limited and Ngāi Tūāhuriri on a whole-farm scale study in North Canterbury to validate the science of regenerative farming, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has announced.
Greenpeace is calling for the phasing out of synthetic nitrogen fertiliser and a reduction in dairy stocking rates following the publication of research into the affect of dairy farming on water in Canterbury.
The Government has deferred the introduction of Intensive Winter Grazing practice regulations for a year.
A two-year project will look at the viability of the industry, worth more than $100m to NZ a year.