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
Thursday, 17 January 2019 07:55

Canterbury nutrient limits take effect

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.

Published in General News

A controversial dairy conversion in the Mackenzie Country is now allowed to irrigate, even as Environment Canterbury warns that such intensive farming in the area would not now get approval.

Published in Management
Friday, 26 October 2018 12:55

Training helps identify stressed farmers

An Environment Canterbury advisor who trained to be a Good Yarn facilitator is now better able to help a farmer who is stressed or mentally ill. 

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 09:55

Rabbit killer virus gets go-ahead

Environment Canterbury says the long-awaited nationwide release of a new strain of rabbit haemorrhagic disease (calicivirus) will go ahead in the next few weeks.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 08:55

Canterbury dairy farmers' spending paying off

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.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 October 2017 10:23

Best practice farming gets council thumbs up

A programme, run by independent milk processor Synlait to encourage best practice farming, has been recognised by Environment Canterbury.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 12:55

Dairy conversions falling

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.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 12:55

Canterbury plan change unworkable

Environment Canterbury's proposed Plan Change 5 is unworkable, says Federated Farmers Mid-Canterbury chairman, Michael Salvesen.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 08:55

ECan farming plan change ‘unworkable’

Environment Canterbury's proposed Plan Change 5 (PC5) is unworkable, says Federated Farmers Mid-Canterbury chairman Michael Salvesen.

Published in General News
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