intensive farming

21st Oct 14, 8:28pm
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Council says some dairy farmers determined not to accept stewardship responsibilities to farm in ways that are compliant with Otago’s most basic and most important waterway protection rules
Council says some dairy farmers determined not to accept stewardship responsibilities to farm in ways that are compliant with Otago’s most basic and most important waterway protection rules
21st Oct 14, 8:28pm
12th Sep 14, 12:26pm
William Rolleston sees farming seems under attack from most political parties in this election, with claims aimed at a gullible urban audience but disconnected from the facts on the land
William Rolleston sees farming seems under attack from most political parties in this election, with claims aimed at a gullible urban audience but disconnected from the facts on the land
12th Sep 14, 12:26pm
7th Sep 14, 3:09pm
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National’s Freshwater Fund may spur on-farm wetlands says Federated Farmers
National’s Freshwater Fund may spur on-farm wetlands says Federated Farmers
7th Sep 14, 3:09pm
6th Sep 14, 9:00am
Will environmental worries hobble New Zealand’s dairy boom? A classic economy versus environment dilemma. Bernard Hickey investigates
Will environmental worries hobble New Zealand’s dairy boom? A classic economy versus environment dilemma. Bernard Hickey investigates
6th Sep 14, 9:00am
13th Aug 14, 9:29am
If the Greens and Labour want to be serious players in the water quality debate they may have to stop treating the public as gullible: Willy Leferink
If the Greens and Labour want to be serious players in the water quality debate they may have to stop treating the public as gullible: Willy Leferink
13th Aug 14, 9:29am
6th Aug 14, 11:03am
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We can’t have clean rivers and more big dairy; the two just aren’t compatible, says a Green Party candidate who is also a beef and sheep farmer
We can’t have clean rivers and more big dairy; the two just aren’t compatible, says a Green Party candidate who is also a beef and sheep farmer
6th Aug 14, 11:03am
29th Jul 14, 11:23am
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Ian Mackenzie says the Greens are disingenuous with their 'swimmable' rivers policy because urban rivers are under the most stress, whereas 'they really mean only those in the country'
Ian Mackenzie says the Greens are disingenuous with their 'swimmable' rivers policy because urban rivers are under the most stress, whereas 'they really mean only those in the country'
29th Jul 14, 11:23am
16th Jul 14, 9:46pm
The new President of Fed Farmers compares current science with the "romanticised ideal of past farming practices" and finds it is the urban critics who are in denial
The new President of Fed Farmers compares current science with the "romanticised ideal of past farming practices" and finds it is the urban critics who are in denial
16th Jul 14, 9:46pm
14th Jul 14, 5:12pm
Morgan Foundation trio wade into the water quality debate again; want scientists 'separated' from the policy issues
Morgan Foundation trio wade into the water quality debate again; want scientists 'separated' from the policy issues
14th Jul 14, 5:12pm
9th Jul 14, 4:12pm
Bruce Wills reflects on his time as President of the Feds, the changes, the progress and the work still to do
Bruce Wills reflects on his time as President of the Feds, the changes, the progress and the work still to do
9th Jul 14, 4:12pm
3rd Jul 14, 9:04am
Geoff Simmons reviews the recent decisions surrounding the Ruataniwha dam and the Tukituki catchment
Geoff Simmons reviews the recent decisions surrounding the Ruataniwha dam and the Tukituki catchment
3rd Jul 14, 9:04am
2nd Jul 14, 4:18pm
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Federated Farmers explain why they think a carbon tax in New Zealand would make environmental outcomes worse, undoing the progress on reducing carbon achieved so far
Federated Farmers explain why they think a carbon tax in New Zealand would make environmental outcomes worse, undoing the progress on reducing carbon achieved so far
2nd Jul 14, 4:18pm
2nd Jul 14, 12:34pm
"I somehow feel uncomfortable that these [offshore Fonterra dairy farm] operations have the same Fonterra masterbrand on them as our farmers do" - Willy Leferink
"I somehow feel uncomfortable that these [offshore Fonterra dairy farm] operations have the same Fonterra masterbrand on them as our farmers do" - Willy Leferink
2nd Jul 14, 12:34pm
25th Jun 14, 5:02pm
To give farmers the means and motivation to invest, you need nutrient indicators married to a realistic time horizon says Willy Leferink. Then you’re talking about a virtuous cycle, he says
To give farmers the means and motivation to invest, you need nutrient indicators married to a realistic time horizon says Willy Leferink. Then you’re talking about a virtuous cycle, he says
25th Jun 14, 5:02pm
10th Jun 14, 1:24pm
Willy Leferink thinks the Green Party carbon tax proposal is so badly conceived and researched, it has just become a green-washed tax collection idea
Willy Leferink thinks the Green Party carbon tax proposal is so badly conceived and researched, it has just become a green-washed tax collection idea
10th Jun 14, 1:24pm
8th Jun 14, 7:30am
Bruce Wills says the Greens policy of wanting to penalise farmers for being the world’s most carbon efficient seems an odd policy position
Bruce Wills says the Greens policy of wanting to penalise farmers for being the world’s most carbon efficient seems an odd policy position
8th Jun 14, 7:30am
21st May 14, 10:13am
Bruce Wills bristles at the attacks on current farming success and their plans to push forward with modernisation and productivity
Bruce Wills bristles at the attacks on current farming success and their plans to push forward with modernisation and productivity
21st May 14, 10:13am
16th May 14, 8:58am
An angry Willy Leferink gets "the impression Labour wants to tax us into the sunset"
An angry Willy Leferink gets "the impression Labour wants to tax us into the sunset"
16th May 14, 8:58am
13th May 14, 1:48pm
"We are an inclusive open industry where merit and work ethic speaks loudly and is rewarded" - Willy Leferink
"We are an inclusive open industry where merit and work ethic speaks loudly and is rewarded" - Willy Leferink
13th May 14, 1:48pm
13th May 14, 10:47am
Allan Barber sees tight margins, cutthroat farm gate procurement, over capacity and competitive market behaviour. He wonders how it can ever emerge from the quicksand
Allan Barber sees tight margins, cutthroat farm gate procurement, over capacity and competitive market behaviour. He wonders how it can ever emerge from the quicksand
13th May 14, 10:47am

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