OPINION: As pointed out in this column a while back, a new special agricultural trade envoy (SATE) has now been appointed…
A conservation and hunting lobby has criticised a call by Environment Canterbury for more funding to prevent a national plague of wallabies.
Regional councils won’t be anything more than “unpopular policemen” if the discussion document on freshwater goes the way the Government is proposing, says a newly elected Canterbury regional councillor.
A wallaby invasion helped by humans is tearing up farms and previous plantings, says Environment Canterbury (ECan).
Nitrate levels in Christchurch drinking water are not expected to exceed safe drinking levels in the future, says Waimakariri Irrigation Ltd.
ECan has approved a farm environment plan (FEP) template for use by farmers under the new Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan.
How are Canterbury farmers doing their bit to help the environment? Environment Canterbury chairman Steve Lowndes explains.
Environment Canterbury says the Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change, Plan Change 5 to the Land & Water Regional Plan, will take effect on February 1.
Canterbury dairy farmers are putting money where where their mouths are and playing their part in helping to improve water quality, says Canterbury dairy leader Tom Mason.
DairyNZ says a fall in the number of dairy conversions in Canterbury signals strongly that fears of a big rise in dairying there are unwarranted.