Visiting farms in the Mt Somers area, it is clear those who own the farms are passionate about protecting the land from degradation and enhancing it for future generations.
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Environment Canterbury announced today that its application on behalf of a co-ordinating group (“RCG”) to release a new variant of rabbit haemorrhagic disease was aiming for a release date of...
Environment Canterbury explains its approach to river margin encroachment.
Environment Canterbury has successfully prosecuted a contract milking company and a dairy farm owner for allowing 136,000 litres of effluent to overflow from an effluent pond and onto a paddock.
A Canterbury Regional Council prosecution for illegally discharging fine sediment into the Glentui River has successfully gone through the Alternative Environmental Justice (AEJ) process.
The pest plant velvetleaf should be high on cropping farmers’ minds over the next few months, Environment Canterbury said today.
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.