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Saturday 20 August 2022

Farming

Govt backs $11.85m regenerative dairy farming programme 5th August 2022 /

Govt backs $11.85m regenerative dairy farming programme

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 criticises dairy after research shows water becoming “undrinkable” 30th May 2022 /

Greenpeace criticises dairy after research shows water becoming “undrinkable”

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.


Govt defers Intensive Winter Grazing regulations 18th March 2021

Govt defers Intensive Winter Grazing regulations

The Government has deferred the introduction of Intensive Winter Grazing practice regulations for a year.


Spirulina farm funding lays foundation for $100m sector 27th November 2020 /

Spirulina farm funding lays foundation for $100m sector

A two-year project will look at the viability of the industry, worth more than $100m to NZ a year.