Innovation, Best Practice and Sustainability in New Zealand’s Primary Sector
Episode 10 2023 Promo
The Timata Method offers farmers a low-cost alternative to native regeneration.
A Lighter Touch uses non-chemical methods to control weeds in crops.
Truffle tourism is being developed in Waikato.
Understanding the ways in which sedimentation is affecting the coastal environment.
A study into the performance of sediment control practices utilised in forest harvesting and earthworks.
Horizons Regional Council’s sediment control initiative.
Research to find agricultural greenhouse gas mitigation solutions
Understanding dairy production systems on peat soils in Waikato
Subterranean clover management on a dryland hill country station
New technology reduces nitrogen losses from dairy farms
Controlling soil erosion on land under vegetable production
Working with an independent soil consultant
A soil-based approach to sustainable dairying in Waikato
A Sustainable Farming Fund project with AgResearch, Landcare and Waikato stakeholders
Rearing and promoting the use of dung beetles in pastoral farming
An environment award for a focus on soil health and an Organic Focus Vineyards project
Rob Flynn of Soil Matters has introduced a biological system to Te Mania Angus Stud
Johno O'Connor has used land flipping to aid drainage on the heavy soils of his dairy property
A Massey University study looking at better understanding of dairying within limits
Dung Beetle Trials on Shelley Beach Farm
Options for reducing pasture damage in winter on a Northland beef farm
Research at Lincoln University looking at the efficacy of native plants to reduce farm run-off
Nicole Masters is a biological farming advocate working with Bruce Nimon at Kokako Farms
The capacity for storing carbon under kiwifruit vines
Addressing water quality issues in Lake Rotoehu with weed harvesting and artificial wetlands
AgResearch is developing forage legumes to improve nitrate and phosphate capture
The importance of worms in a pastoral farming system
A study of management practices that reduce nitrogen loss from Southland and Otago farms
A practical tool for assessing soil health and productivity
A new test developed at Hill Laboratories to better understand soil variances on farm
An inventory of fauna in pastoral soils is being created by a PhD student
Students at Waihi College compare carbon levels of different soils
The growth of organics in conventional farming practices and food production around New Zealand