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03 July 2020
New guidance on the performance and design of constructed farm wetlands draws on local and international evidence to show how well-planned wetlands can reduce nitrates by 20 to 50 percent.
29 April 2020
The Biosecurity Response Levy (M. bovis) rate for the 2020/21 dairy season has been set at 2.4 cents per kilogram of milksolids (kgMS), a reduction from the current rate of 2.9 cents per kgMS.
24 April 2020
DairyNZ is urging the Government’s Independent Climate Change Commission to bring our international emissions reduction targets in line with our domestic targets legislated in the Zero Carbon Act by taking a ‘split gas’ approach, chief executive Dr Tim Mackle says.
16 April 2020
DairyNZ has welcomed the news that New Zealand’s greenhouse gas inventory has been updated to reflect new science on nitrous oxide emissions, which show that dairy cows and other livestock produce less emissions than previously estimated.
16 April 2020
The Our Freshwater 2020 report released today highlights New Zealand’s environmental challenges and where we can all play our part.
01 April 2020
DairyNZ scientist Elena Minnee looks at four tools being investigated to help farmers meet future methane emission targets.
25 July 2019
Today, DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle appeared before Parliament’s Environment Select Committee to send a clear message to politicians – an unachievable 47 percent methane reduction target would be setting farmers up to fail.
01 July 2019
Dozens of students recently joined up with DairyNZ, local farmers and community groups to carry out riparian planting on a Kakanui farm.
23 April 2019
We highlight the science behind riparian management, so you have confidence in its ability to help improve water quality on your farm and its downstream environments.
18 April 2019
Nitrogen leaching varies significantly depending on soil type and climate, which means it’s not a straightforward performance indicator.
18 April 2019
DairyNZ says today's Environment Aotearoa 2019 report gives honest insight into New Zealand’s environment and where the opportunities lie for the dairy sector, particularly for water quality, biodiversity and climate change.
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