Most farmers are committed to achieving their increasingly tight environmental requirements. For many, this will involve completing and adhering to a Farm Environment Plan, and applying for a land use...
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Investigations continue in MPI’s response to the detection of the new-to-New Zealand cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis on a farm in South Canterbury.
More than 8000 hectares of farmland in the Waihao area, south of Waimate, has been surveyed for its impact on water quality in a new joint project between Environment Canterbury...
There are limits and strict rules around when and how much water irrigators can use.
A new find of the pest plant Chilean needle grass (CNG) has been confirmed on a property in Waipara, North Canterbury in December.
Dry weather and low flow in many of Canterbury’s streams and rivers has led to early irrigation restrictions this season, Environment Canterbury is urging farmers to take water restrictions seriously.
Environment Canterbury's Biosecurity team is part of a team trialling an innovative approach to detect the pest plant Chilean needle grass (CNG).
Ron Pellow (South Island Dairy Development Corp) and David Birkett (arable farmer and chair of the Foundation for Arable Research) on the topic of 'farming within limits".
Environment Canterbury Chief Operating Officer Nadeine Dommisse outlines exactly what farmers now need to do to meet water quality limits.
Canterbury farmers are encouraged to look out for and report sightings of the yellow flowering thistle, Saffron Thistle (Carthamus lanatus) to Environment Canterbury.
A scientific investigation into potential groundwater movements under the Waimakariri River predicts a long-term increase in the level of nitrates in deep groundwater in Belfast and north Christchurch. [embed width="480" height="270"...
A smoke management plan template is now available on Environment Canterbury’s website, making it easier for farmers to comply with new outdoor burning rules.