Innovation, Best Practice and Sustainability in New Zealand’s Primary Sector
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.
Stanley Brothers’ piggery, cropping and cattle-fattening operation in Taranaki.
An award-winning farming family inspiring others with their environmental commitment.
Farming King Salmon in the upper Waitaki.
Solar panel power for water reticulation to stock in remote areas
Understanding dairy production systems on peat soils in Waikato
Creating more sustainable use of water and power on vineyards at SWE
Containing the spread of catfish in our waterways
The science behind the development of a new nitrate detection tool
Ensuring a sustainable water supply to the communities and businesses on the Waimea Plains
The development of a farmers’ water care group in Southland
A lifetime of commercial eel fishing in lakes and rivers around Waikato
The Birchalls operate a 280ha dairy unit on difficult country in an environmentally sensitive location close to Lake Okaro near Rotorua.
Fonterra, farmers and DOC work on one of five areas targeted for environmental remediation
A Sustainable Business Network crowd funding initiative to encourage more riparian planting
A couple committed to the environment have created a wetland showcase on their farm
James Bailey is working to improve water quality in Waikato Rivers and coastlines
A project set up by consultant Greg Carlyon to look at water use in the Rangitikei district
A device developed by a dairy farmer for safe and economic water use in dairy shed milk lines
David Marshall recently converted to dairying under the Horizon Region's One Plan
Engineering students at Canterbury University solving the problem of wind damaged irrigators
An irrigation scheme is trying to get underway following a number of drought years
Monitoring and improving water quality in the Rai Valley catchment
Farmers restoring water quality in the Rai Valley catchment
The Wainono Lagoon is one of the few remaining freshwater lagoons in the South Island
Farm environment plans created for those in the catchment feeding the Wainono Lagoon
Mike and Sharon Barton are long time advocates of farming within nutrient and water limits
A Massey University study looking at better understanding of dairying within limits
A scheme delivering water to 75,000 hectares of Mid Canterbury farmland
Riparian management at Solway Deer Farm continues a family tradition for Shelley Trotter
Ensuring the quality of water collected on roofs
Environment Southland with Fish & Game is monitoring estuaries to better understand them
Research at Lincoln University looking at the efficacy of native plants to reduce farm run-off
Grass Carp is a potential biocontrol agent and source of protein for human consumption
Progress for the North Otago region since the Irrigation Company began in 2006
Modelling Farming methods to reduce the loss of phosphorous into a West Coast Lake
The potential effects of a new regional water plan for Otago farmers
Mike and Sharon Barton are running their beef operation under a nitrogen cap by Lake Taupo