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Love your Land on Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, you’re invited to a field day in Rangitikei, learning how to better ‘Love your Land’.

Environmental

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Farmer decision making with regard to Climate Change and Biological Gas Emissions

AgFirst have undertaken a literature review and analysis of Farmer decision making with regard to Climate Change and Biological Gas Emissions. The report has been prepared for the Biological Emissions Reference Group (BERG).

Agriculture, Environmental, Featured

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Carbon Cost Shock

Huge costs in NZ’s zero carbon goals that could set the country back more than a trillion dollars have been side-lined in Government calculations says AgFirst’s Phil Journeaux.

Dairy, Environmental, Sheep & Beef

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Media release – AgFirst Manawatu

New Zealand’s largest rural consultancy business, AgFirst, are thrilled to be expanding into the Manawatu/Whanganui Region.
The new office, headed by Erica van Reenen, will be focused on pastoral agriculture and will offer farmers a range of services…

Agriculture, Dairy, Environmental, Sheep & Beef

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Cost of Complying with the One Plan

Environmental compliance requirements are on the increase around the country. This case study outlines the requirements for a dairy farm in a target catchment of the Horizons region.

Dairy, Environmental

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Observations on effects of forestry on marginal land

Article by Bob Cathcart of AgFirst Northland dated April 2017 on ‘Observations on effects of Forestry on marginal land inland of Kawakawa’.

Agriculture, Environmental, Featured

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The effects of Exotic Forests on Soil

Article by Bob Cathcart of AgFirst Northland dated October 2017 on ‘The Effects of Exotic Forests on Soil, Ground Water, Water Quality, Air Quality and Native Flora and Fauna’

Agriculture, Environmental, Featured

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Healthy Rivers, Healthy Profit?

Healthy Rivers Plan for change is creating a lot of interest throughout the Waikato with farmers coming to grips with what it could mean for them. For some of the rules such as restrictions on land use change and grazing/cultivation setbacks we can see how they will affect a property and what changes are needed to comply.

Agriculture, Dairy, Featured, Healthy Rivers

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Agricultural student with five scholarships says success is a balancing act

“My passion has always been for agriculture. It is definitely in the blood. My love of farming runs deep and a career in agriculture is my ultimate goal.”

Agriculture, Dairy, Environmental, Featured

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Easier Environmental Planning with Farm IQ

The information is easily accessed and updated and it is easily stored. It is a living document rather than a pile of papers sitting in drawers and the online information is easy to share with others when needed…

Dairy, Environmental

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