Nitrate contamination in waterways is cause for concern for everyone in Canterbury.
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Farmers in the Ahuriri catchment recently met to discuss irrigation management with the goal of operating farms sustainably now and in the future.
Wetlands with a high ecological value around Kaikōura are being identified as part of a push to protect and enhance them throughout the district.
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.
Makarini Rupene, about moving his focus towards Waimakariri to raise awareness on how to use the land and environment to include mahinga kai values.
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.
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.
A 42-hectare remnant of the native forest in Banks Peninsula has been protected and will continue to support native wildlife thanks to a farmer-led effort.
Having a plan for winter grazing doesn’t need to be over-complicated – the key is having a plan in the first place.