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.
Winners announced for the 2020 Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
Kaikōura Zone Delivery Manager Kevin Heays provides insight into what is happening on the ground.
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.
Agencies are working on better guidelines for burning crop residue after a number of concerns in the Waimate area.
Makarini Rupene, about moving his focus towards Waimakariri to raise awareness on how to use the land and environment to include mahinga kai values.
Farmers around the region must be wary of the potential hazards irrigation on roads can cause for motorists this summer.
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.