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    The cost of getting soil fertility wrong

    22 April 2021

    Although many people on the planet are willing to pay more for New Zealand produce, productive land to grow that food and fibre is becoming unavailable here in our own backyard.

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    Don’t put off pasture maintenance

    2 April 2021

    Winter is a time when weeds can germinate and establish in pastures, particularly if the pasture has been stressed by drought, insect damage, overgrazing or pugged during wet conditions.

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  • The Experts

    The search for transformation

    15 February 2021

    We live in unsettling times, with much of our immediate focus on the impacts of Covid-19. This mega-disruption can easily camouflage longer-term trends in food, agriculture, and broader society, thereby distracting attention from needed strategic transformation.

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    Protein: The future of sustainable food production

    15 February 2021

    There is no doubt that the world faces a major challenge in food production and environmental sustainability. It is estimated that the world needs to produce 70% more food by 2050, and not just more food but nutritionally better food.

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