Entries open for the 2017 New Zealand Dairy Awards

Press Release – NZ Dairy Industry Awards

The window of opportunity to make a difference to your farming career has arrived! Entries will be accepted for the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards from today, Thursday 20th October, until midnight 30th November. Competitions categories include the New … Read more »

More trees part of the answer to agriculture’s emissions

Press Release – NZ Forest Owners Association

The Forest Owners Association is backing the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environments call for more plantation forests to be planted in New Zealand to offset greenhouse gas emissions in agriculture. Read more »

Cooperation needed over agricultural emissions – Experts

Press Release – Science Media Centre

A new report from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has called for New Zealanders to work together to tackle agricultural greenhouse gas emissions. Read more »

Farming Willing to Work Together On Agriculture Emissions

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers supports the PCEs call for a better approach to understanding the ways to control and reduce agricultural greenhouse gases. Read more »

Greenpeace on PCE report into agricultural emissions

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

In response to the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s report Climate change and Agriculture: Understanding biological greenhouse gases, Greenpeace Sustainable Agriculture Campaigner Genevieve Toop said: Read more »

Use new native forests to offset dairy emissions, says PCE

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Allowing marginal hill country to revert to permanent native bush and the fast-tracked development of a vaccine to massively reduce methane emissions created by the digestive systems of cows and sheep emerge as two key recommendations … Read more »

Ministers welcome PCE report on agricultural emissions

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A new report provides a robust and objective examination of how emissions from agriculture are created, as well as options for reducing them, Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy said today. Read more »

Urgent action on agriculture emissions needed

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Immediate action is required to curb agricultural emissions is the loud and clear message from Climate change & agriculture: Understanding the biological greenhouse gases report released today by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, … Read more »

We need to work together on climate change and farming

Press Release – Parliamentary Commissioner For The Environment

New Zealanders must work together and start tackling the complex problem of the biological greenhouse gases from agriculture, says Dr Jan Wright, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment. Read more »

Govt must be straight-up with farmers

Press Release – Green Party

National needs to be straight-up with farmers and make it clear that business-as-usual farming cant continue if we are to maintain a safe climate for this and future generations, the Green Party said today. The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment … Read more »

Managing fresh water in the Bay of Plenty

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

We have some key challenges for managing freshwater in the Bay of Plenty. Economic development, land use and climate change all affect the increasing demands placing pressure on the water in our region. Read more »

Dairy Women’s Network hits Queenstown for 2017 conference

Press Release – Dairy Women’s Network

New Zealands favourite visitor destination has been selected for Dairy Womens Networks 2017 conference. Read more »

Feds Congratulates New ECan Appointments

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers congratulates the Environment Canterbury councillors on their election and the commissioners on their appointment, as announced today. Read more »

Funding approved for stream restoration project

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

Horticulture New Zealand has assisted Pukekohe vegetable growers to get funding for riparian plantings along the waterways that feed into the Waikato River. Read more »

Entries open for 2017 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards

Press Release – NZ Dairy Industry Awards

Entries for the 2017 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards open on 20 October and the standard is once again expected to be high. Read more »

Goodbye PKE Ship, Thanks for the Biosecurity Reminder

Press Release – Federated Farmers

New Zealand primary sector producers will be happy to wave goodbye to the cargo ship carrying unverified palm kernel extract off the coast of Tauranga. Read more »

The Eukanuba Shepherds’ Shemozzle

Press Release – Eukanuba

Upcoming Event Notification: The Eukanuba Shepherds Shemozzle at Hunterville Huntaway Festival, Saturday 29 October 2016 Read more »

Latest quadbike death adds to sorry toll

Press Release – Killed At Work Whanau Support

Killed At Work whanau group advocates KAWWS today expressed their grief and aroha for the families left behind after New Zealand’s latest quadbike accident at Taharoa, near Waitomo, killed a teenage girl yesterday evening. Read more »

NZD gains with expectation of rising dairy auction prices

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 17 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar rose on expectations that dairy prices will gain at this week’s GlobalDairyTrade auction, snapping two consecutive declines for the nation’s biggest export commodity. Read more »

International Beef Alliance meets in Taupo

Press Release – Beef And Lamb NZ

New Zealand is hosting beef producers from the International Beef Alliance in Taupo this week. Read more »

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