nitrate leaching

  1. Forages for reduced nitrate leaching programme

    The DairyNZ-led programme Forages for Reduced Nitrate Leaching – a cross-sector approach (2013-2019) provided new scientific knowledge, tools and technologies for forage production that can amount to more than 20% reduction of nitrate leaching from dairy, arable, sheep and beef and mixed-farming systems.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/about-us/research/forages-for-reduced-nitrate-leaching-programme/

  2. Kiwi inventiveness plays role in soil experiment

    At first glance, a shipping container and three sewer pipes seem unlikely elements in a scientific endeavour...

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/kiwi-inventiveness-plays-role-in-soil-experiment/

  3. Low-N cow research underway

    DairyNZ is leading a seven-year research project that aims to breed cattle with less nitrogen in their urine. This research could reduce sector-wide nitrate leaching by 20 percent, as DairyNZ geneticist Mark Camara explains.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/low-n-cow-research-underway/