Recent news articles have discussed whether nitrate in our drinking water can cause health problems. Naturally, this is cause for concern for all of us.
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Kaikōura farmers are given the opportunity to see how they will do in their audit checks.
Proactive improvement to farming practices has seen 89 percent of Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL) shareholders achieve an A or B FEP audit score.
Agencies are working on better guidelines for burning crop residue after a number of concerns in the Waimate area.
Makarini Rupene, about moving his focus towards Waimakariri to raise awareness on how to use the land and environment to include mahinga kai values.
Farmers around the region must be wary of the potential hazards irrigation on roads can cause for motorists this summer.
Environment Canterbury is working closely with Hurunui District Council to ensure the removal of a tyre stockpile at 122 Racecourse Road, Amberley.
A research project has found the most common potential source of soil contamination in North Canterbury is old sheep dips.
Farmers in Hurunui and Kaikōura with erosion-prone land are eligible for funding to help reduce the movement of sediment down hillsides and into waterways.
Want to reduce your run-off this summer? This checklist can help you to minimise on-farm costs and loss of contaminants to waterways.
Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee Chair, Simon Cameron, gives an update on the action being taken to address a decline in water quality in the Ahuriri.
Kaikōura's newest breed of farmers are shaking up the way things are traditionally done on-farm, showing the way for improving water quality.