What support is available?

Help is available to farmers who need on-farm support to protect and enhance water quality and biodiversity in Canterbury. 

Dealing with flood conditions

Help is available to farmers during flooding. Alternatively, please contact your relevant industry group.

Rural Support Trust Website

Visit MPI website for more information on how to deal with floods

 0800 787 254

Good Management Practice and Farm Environment Plans

Farms connected to an Industry Representative and Industry Programmes may get support to:

Calculate Nitrogen Loss

Meet Good Management Practices

Prepare a Farm Environmental Plan

Organise a Farm Environmental Plan Audit

If you belong to an Environment Canterbury Approved Industry Programmes your FEP can be audited as part of the Programme’s audit.

Organise an FEP audit

Farms with Irrigation Schemes

 Farms Connected to an Irrigation Scheme or Principal Water Supplier.

Find your Irrigation scheme

Dealing with drought conditions

Help is available to farmers during drought and in the recovery period. Alternatively, please contact your relevant industry group.

Find your rural support trust - North Canterbury

Find your rural support trust - Mid Canterbury

Find your rural support trust - South Canterbury

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