Farmers were challenged to come up with good winter grazing tactics for ‘tricky’ paddocks at a series of practical workshops.
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Making informed decisions using technology has created more productive land use for farms while reducing their environmental impact.
Farmers in the Omarama area will get to ask questions about changes to farming land use consent rules at an upcoming briefing on 22 March 2019.
Burgess’s Stream, near Eyreton, has been identified as a focus area for the first stage of Waimakariri Irrigation Limited’s (WIL).
A community forum in Twizel highlighted how the five agencies with statutory responsibilities in the region had become more aligned in protecting the Mackenzie.
Looking after the environment is essential for Selwyn farmer Tony Dodunski. An independent check shows he’s well on the way to achieving sustainable farming.
Connecting people with different lifestyles is vital for breaking down the rural-urban divide, according to Eyrewell farmer Michelle Maginness.
Environment Canterbury is to appeal the December 2018 High Court decision, Dewhirst Land Company Ltd v Canterbury Regional Council, to the Court of Appeal.
Environment Canterbury has announced that the Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change, Plan Change 5 to the Land & Water Regional Plan, is operative.
Thirty demonstration wetlands in Canterbury are to receive government support as part of the latest round of funding from the Sustainable Farming Fund.
After steadily declining since 2013, this year has seen just 10 new dairy conversions in Canterbury. Is this a blip or a trend?
A mild winter and a moist humid spring/early provide a great season for pasture growth. Unfortunately, undesirable grass species also enjoy these conditions.