Meeting strict regulations on dairy farming and the loss of nitrogen into groundwater, in particular, are a key priority for brothers Leo and John Donkers.
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Making informed decisions using technology has created more productive land use for farms while reducing their environmental impact.
Environment Canterbury is working closely with Hurunui District Council to ensure the removal of a tyre stockpile at 122 Racecourse Road, Amberley.
Environment Canterbury land management advisor Lachie Ashton has spent his career pursuing his dream of owning a high-country station.
Farmers in the Omarama area will get to ask questions about changes to farming land use consent rules at an upcoming briefing on 22 March 2019.
Burgess’s Stream, near Eyreton, has been identified as a focus area for the first stage of Waimakariri Irrigation Limited’s (WIL).
The Ballance Farm Environment Awards recognise and celebrate good farm practices which promote sustainable land management through an annual awards programme.
Around a dozen Waimakariri farmers attended a drop-in session designed to help them meet changes under Plan Change 5 (PC5) in Cust last Friday.
Canterbury farmers are encouraged to ensure their irrigation systems only water within their property boundaries and not the roads.
A community forum in Twizel highlighted how the five agencies with statutory responsibilities in the region had become more aligned in protecting the Mackenzie.
A Hororata dairy farm has been convicted and fined $30,000 after illegally discharging effluent onto land.
Looking after the environment is essential for Selwyn farmer Tony Dodunski. An independent check shows he’s well on the way to achieving sustainable farming.