The Government has released its agriculture emissions pricing proposal. While the Government has accepted the sector’s recommendation for a farm-level split-gas approach, that’s where the similarities end. So, what does the Government’s proposal mean for dairy farmers? How does it differ to what the sector, through He Waka Eke Noa, recommended? And will the Government’s plan lead to reductions in methane, and without significantly affecting farmers’ businesses and the New Zealand economy? In this episode we're joined by DairyNZ strategy and investment leader Bruce Thorrold, who’ll explain the Government’s proposal, how it stacks up, and what it really means for dairy farmers.
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