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Nutrient losses from global dairy production systems differ

The demand for dairy produce is growing alongside concerns about the impact of intensive dairying on water quality owing to nutrient loss. We found that…
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The supplement struggle

New Zealand’s dairy industry is so reliant on internationally produced supplements that production and profitability would be impacted significantly if this food supply was interrupted.…
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Summer salads for hill country cattle

As climate variability increases, farmers need resilient summer forage crops. With pasture quality falling during mid- and late-summer this project explored mixed-species, single-graze forage crops…
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Shelter from the storm

Composting shelters offer shade from the summer sun, and keep cows and staff warm and dry in winter while reducing pasture damage and nitrate leaching.…
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Regenerative agriculture – opening up the wallet

Regenerative agriculture has potential as a selling point for our export markets, but how do the numbers stack up for farmers? This article summarises the…
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Next generation key to future of whenua

Case studies of two Māori Land Trusts aim to identify a pathway that will engage a new generation of kaitiaki to protect historically and culturally…
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New test for biological soil health

A quick way to assess the biological health of soil has been developed using molecular techniques to measure earthworm activity, but this needs more work…
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Measuring real-time nitrogen loss in cropping

Research showed it was possible to measure and reduce nitrogen (N) loss in real-time from a vegetable production paddock in the Hawke’s Bay. How effective…
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How much nitrogen does asparagus need?

A project to develop a best practice guide for the use of nitrogen in asparagus crops in New Zealand was hampered by one of the…
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