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Back country Kiwi farmer encourages his peers to wisen up about biodiversity

February 27, 2016 – 9:57 am |

I like this piece from a Kiwi farmer sharing his wisdom about land management.  I know many passionate, eco-conscious farmers who are caring with great respect for their land, but still many aren’t.  This kind …

Carbon farming webinars for the next generation of farmers

February 27, 2014 – 8:10 pm |

Media Release: Young Carbon Farmers
Four of Australia’s leading experts in climate change, climate variability and how agriculture can adapt, will be speaking in upcoming free ‘webinars’  for young farmers as part of a national project …

Farmers! Enter the 2014 Ballance Farm Environment Awards!

August 16, 2013 – 5:37 pm |

Entries for the 2014 Ballance Farm Environment Awards have just opened. The New Zealand Farm Environment Trust runs the awards which promote environmentally, economically and socially sustainable land management by farmers and growers, including including …

Just Another Day on the Farm

April 7, 2010 – 6:33 pm |

On the Sunday before Easter (28th March), my mother, granddaughter and I went on a family outing to a farm. This event was one of a number of similar farm open-days that were being held …