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    An update from Overseer

    17 November 2021

    There has been significant interest in the government’s response to the peer review of Overseer and it’s fair to say the Overseer team has received a few enquiries from farmers, rural professionals and regional councils since the report’s release in August.

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    EcoPond™ - Farm Dairy Effluent (FDE) System

    16 November 2021

    Ravensdown and Lincoln University have discovered a way for dairy farmers to cut their farm’s methane emissions by about 5%. They’ve found an effluent treatment – an additive used in drinking water treatment – can mitigate over 99% of the methane produced from an effluent pond.

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    EcoPond demonstrating methane leadership on world stage

    10 November 2021

    As the COP Climate Change Summit concludes, a New Zealand farmer-owned co-operative has showcased new methane mitigating technology that the dairy sector can start using from today to reduce emissions.

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    Water quality: we’re on the right track

    9 August 2021

    Our Land and Water scientists’ modelling of on-farm mitigation actions shows that if all mitigation techniques are adopted, most catchments will meet current water quality objectives by 2035.

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