Fonterra, take a bow.

Published in Opinion
Sunday, 28 October 2018 07:55

Award for Northland farmer project

A Northland farmer-led extension programme which will eventually involve 245 dairy farmers across Northland has won a national award for economic development.

Published in General News
Sunday, 12 February 2017 08:55

Defining ‘sustainable’ really important

Industry giant Unilever has reported that one in five (21%) consumers “would choose a brand based on the belief that it was produced sustainably”.

Published in Opinion

Farm comparison work will start soon to support scientifically the claim that a biologically active fertiliser system now used on 200 dairy farms reduces environmental impacts and raises profits.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 October 2016 14:28

Assessment key to success of Irish programme

An assessment tool known as the Carbon Navigator is used to assess each beef and dairy farm under Ireland's sustainability scheme Origin Green.

Published in General News

Ballance Agri-Nutrients is confident that Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord targets around nutrient data collection and efficiency reporting will continue to lift.

Published in General News
Friday, 29 April 2016 14:55

Planner gives bird’s-eye view

Dairy farmers in 2013 committed to the Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord which requires them to have a riparian management plan by 2020.

Published in Management
Saturday, 02 April 2016 09:55

Economics of land, water and people

The evolution of New Zealand's farming systems towards greater sustainability, and one man's journey to redefine what it means to be an academic...

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 March 2016 11:55

Ngai Tahu sets the standard

Ngai Tahu Farms Ltd chief executive Andrew Priest says all farmers should be embracing and adopting the sustainability measures his organisation is committed to.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 16:25

Natural gas power isn’t all hot air

Tractor manufacturer SDF has shown its desire to 'go green' with the introduction of a 'concept' natural gas tractor, based on the current 5 series / Virtus ranges.

Published in Machinery & Products
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