8th November 2023 Awards / Farming
Food and farming entrepreneur Carlos Bagrie has been awarded the 2024 Nuffield Farming Scholarship, alongside three fellow scholars.
Parliament’s environment watchdog, Simon Upton, has written to three farming groups, suggesting they wrongly claimed they had new science on methane emissions.
Hamilton is set to play host to one of the biggest farming events of 2024, with New Zealand Young Farmers confirming the location of next year’s FMG Young Farmer of the Year grand final.
The government is investing more than $2m into research on the potential of regenerative farming practices to boost carbon in vegetable and other ground crop-growing soil.
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.