Friday, 27 September 2019 07:55

Out of the frying pan, into the fire

OPINION: New Zealand's heavy reliance on International Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) credits makes us dangerously exposed to one of the world’s most volatile markets.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 10:55

Good news coming for farmers on emissions

OPINION: I can now say with confidence that the conversation on agricultural emissions is in for a huge shake-up. 

Published in Opinion
Monday, 02 October 2017 13:55

Less replacements, less emissions

Lower replacement rates and higher body weight/lower stocking rates are the two most effective of five available ways of cutting dairy greenhouse gas emissions, a scientist has told a workshop for rural professionals.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 08:55

Emission reductions will have costs

News recently that hill country greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are lower than previously estimated is ‘interesting’.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 27 December 2016 11:55

Emission reductions will have costs

News last month that hill country greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are lower than previously estimated is ‘interesting’.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 06:55

Sheep, beef to aid dairy in cutting emissions?

Will sheep and beef farmers in future grow trees to sell offsets to dairy under the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)?

Published in General News

With emissions regulations now requiring manufacturers to produce ever cleaner engines, the terms SCR and DEF have entered the vocabulary of today's tractor drivers.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 24 June 2016 08:55

The ABC of SCRs

Whether you talk cows or tractors the buzzword is emissions, raising the fart problem which the government will have to sort out.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 14:55

Tier 5 just around corner

Just as we get to grips with Tier 4 final emission regulations on new tractors and learn the acronyms DOC, DPF, DEF and SCR, around the corner comes Tier 5 engines.

Published in Machinery & Products

Selective breeding of cattle and sheep and adjusting rumen biology will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Published in General News
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