Friday, 22 February 2019 09:09

FEP template aims to ‘quieten noise’

ECan has approved a farm environment plan (FEP) template for use by farmers under the new Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan.

Published in Management
Thursday, 21 February 2019 11:05

Native plantings paying dividends

Mid-Canterbury farmer John Evans is reaping the benefits of native plantings on his farm, in the form of improved pollination and pest control.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 08:25

Lakes in for a clean-up by farmers

Fonterra is backing a farmer-led project to protect water quality in Bay of Plenty lakes.

Published in General News
Monday, 11 February 2019 12:54

Promising results from denitrification wall

A world-first denitrification wall at Silverstream, North Canterbury designed to reduce high groundwater nitrate levels is working as anticipated.

Published in Management
Friday, 08 February 2019 17:11

Stop the sniping — Editorial

OPINION: They say when you point a finger at someone in condemnation you have three fingers pointing back at yourself.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 21 January 2019 11:55

Canty water clean-up well underway

How are Canterbury farmers doing their bit to help the environment? Environment Canterbury chairman Steve Lowndes explains.

Published in Management
Monday, 10 December 2018 10:32

Deer farmer no quitter

When 300mm of rain fell in four hours and blew out a year’s worth of environmental mitigation work, Steve Borland admits “it just about broke me”.

Published in Management
Thursday, 29 November 2018 13:55

Farm moves starting to add up

A range of environmental moves by farmers across the country are starting to deliver results. 

Published in Management
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 12:41

Farm advisors helping improve water quality

Fonterra's director of sustainability Carolyn Mortland says she is very heartened by the work farmers are putting into the environment.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 11:30

Natural areas plan could affect farmers

 Local councils may soon be required to map significant natural areas in their plans, likely impacting farmers.

Published in General News
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