The pest plant velvetleaf should be high on cropping farmers’ minds over the next few months, Environment Canterbury said today.
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Environment Canterbury announced today that it will be seeking permission on behalf of a co-ordinating group to release a new variant of rabbit haemorrhagic disease.
A new variant of rabbit haemorrhagic disease known as RHDV1 K5 has been approved for registration in Australia by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APMVA).
Canterbury received average rainfall in December, however after three consecutive winters with very low recharge of groundwater, we expect:
Environment Canterbury today sent a package of information to many Selwyn Waihora farmers reminding them of their responsibility to meet nutrient management limits and to help them find out whether...
Environment Canterbury today announced its approval of a new tool for Selwyn Waihora farmers to use. “NCheck” has been approved for use in the Selwyn Te Waihora catchment only.
Velvetleaf is one of the world's worst cropping weeds, affecting many arable crops by competing for nutrients, space, and water.
Canterbury received significant rainfall in November, however after three consecutive winters with very low recharge of groundwater, we expect:
The Hurunui Waiau water zone committee, along with Environment Canterbury, is developing a long-term water management solutions package for the zone.
ECan advises those affected by the North Canterbury earthquakes to take a pragmatic approach dealing with issues that could have environmental impacts.
Canterbury farmers must show how they are going to mitigate or minimise environmental effects of their farm. Check out how we've been helping them do this.
Waihi Station farmers Tim Sowden and Mark Mallison met with Environment Canterbury staff in June to discuss ways to improve water quality.